"User_Feed_Synchronization-{76C37662...}" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\User_Feed_Synchronization-{76C37662...}" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\User_Feed_Synchronization-{76C37662...}" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation. It is the Microsoft Feeds Synchronization task found on PCs with Internet Explorer and which automatic RSS Feeds synchronization turned ON. This task starts up at the intervals specified in Internet Explorer and checks for updates to your RSS feeds. Once it has updated your RSS feeds, it terminates.

You will see "\User_Feed_Synchronization-{76C37662...}" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: User_Feed_Synchronization-{76C37662...}
Location: 
Description: Updates out-of-date system feeds.
Actions: C:\windows\system32\msfeedssync.exe sync
Triggers: 
History: 

Program file information about "msfeedssync.exe":

File name: msfeedssync.exe
File path: C:\windows\system32\msfeedssync.exe
File size: 13312 bytes
Last modified time: 10/21/2015 10:37:00 PM
File description: Microsoft Feeds Synchronization
File version: 11.00.9600.16428 (winblue_gdr.131013-1700)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"msfeedssync.exe" is scheduled to run every day at 9:30 am.

It is recommented to disable "\User_Feed_Synchronization-{76C37662...}" as a scheduled task. You can always refresh your RSS news feeds manually in IE.

 

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