"SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-..." Scheduled Task on Windows 7


What is the scheduled task "\WPD\SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-..." on my Windows 7 computer?

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"\WPD\SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-..." is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\WPD\SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-..." listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-...
Location: \WPD
Description: This task uploads Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) data for Portable Devices
Actions: %windir%\system32\rundll32.exe portabledeviceapi.dll,#1

Program file information about "portabledeviceapi.dll":

File name: portabledeviceapi.dll
File path: C:\windows\system32\portabledeviceapi.dll
File size: 758272 bytes
Last modified time: 11/20/2010 10:24:52 PM
File description: Windows Portable Device API Components
File version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"rundll32.exe" is scheduled to run daily.

It is recommended to keep "\WPD\SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-..." disabled.


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