|Remove Advanced Option from Task Scheduler Wizard (Windows 2000/Me/XP)|
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This setting removes the "Open advanced properties for this task when I click Finish" checkbox from the task creation wizard. This should be enabled to simplify the process for novice users.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'Disable Advanced' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: This setting does not prevent users from changing the properties of an existing task.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
|Disable Advanced||REG_DWORD||0x00000001 (1)|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Task Scheduler5.0]|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Task Scheduler5.0]
Name: Disable Advanced
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = default, 1 = enable restriction)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: May 24, 2002