"SR" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\SystemRestore\SR" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\SystemRestore\SR" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\SystemRestore\SR" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: SR
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\SystemRestore
Description: This task creates regular system protection points.
Actions: %windir%\system32\srtasks.exe ExecuteScheduledSPPCreation
Triggers: 
History: 

Programe file information about "srtasks.exe":

File name: srtasks.exe
File path: C:\Windows\system32\srtasks.exe
File size: 56832 bytes
Last modified time: 7/25/2012 11:08:47 PM
File description: Microsoftr Windows System Protection background tasks.
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"srtasks.exe" is scheduled to run with no triggers.

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\SystemRestore\SR" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

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