"AUFirmwareInstall" Scheduled Task on Windows 8


What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AUFirmwareInstall" on my Windows 8 computer?

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

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

Name: AUFirmwareInstall
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
Description: This task is used to install firmware updates on the machine.
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers: Cutom trigger

"AUFirmwareInstall" is disabled by default.

It is recommented to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AUFirmwareInstall" as a scheduled task.


System Scheduled Tasks on Windows 8

⇒⇒Windows 8 Scheduled Tasks

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