"ProgramDataUpdater" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience\ProgramDataUpdater" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience\ProgramDataUpdater" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience\ProgramDataUpdater" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: ProgramDataUpdater
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience
Description: N/A
Actions: %windir%\system32\compattelrunner.exe -maintenance
Triggers: 
History: 

Program file information about "compattelrunner.exe":

File name: compattelrunner.exe
File path: C:\Windows\system32\compattelrunner.exe
File size: 94952 bytes
Last modified time: 5/3/2017 11:34:29 AM
File description: Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry
File version: 10.0.15156.1008 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"compattelrunner.exe" is scheduled to run.

It is recommented to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience\ProgramDataUpdater" as a scheduled task.

 

System Scheduled Tasks on Windows 7

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