"HiveUploadTask" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\User Profile Service\HiveUploadTask" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\User Profile Service\HiveUploadTask" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\User Profile Service\HiveUploadTask" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: HiveUploadTask
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\User Profile Service
Description: This task will automatically upload a roaming user 
   profile's registry hive to its network location.
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers: 
History: 

"HiveUploadTask" is disabled by default.

It is recommented to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\User Profile Service\HiveUploadTask" as a scheduled task.

 

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