"CacheTask" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Wininet\CacheTask" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

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

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

Name: CacheTask
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Wininet
Description: Wininet Cache Task
Actions: Custom handler
Triggers: On logon of any user
History: 
   Information 12:24:00 Task terminated
   Information 8:00:48 Action completed
   Information 8:00:48 Action started
   Information 8:00:48 Task started
   Information 8:00:48 Task trigger on logon
   ...

"CacheTask" is scheduled to run at logon time untile system shutdown.

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\Wininet\CacheTask" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

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