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Automatic maintenance - how to deactivate completely?

  1. #11


    Denmark
    Posts : 224
    Windows 8.1 64bit Pro


    Okay, I guess you are sure, that this Maintenance configurator is not important?

    If so, I will try to swap focus on BitDefender and see if it actually is this that causes the problem.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1


    Here's mine. Looks like you already got rid of AM to me:

    Click image for larger version

    Hmm... maybe not. I just took a quick peek at yours and I don't understand the language so good luck from here.
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  3. #13


    Denmark
    Posts : 224
    Windows 8.1 64bit Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by my2cents View Post
    Here's mine. Looks like you already got rid of AM to me:

    Click image for larger version

    Hmm... maybe not. I just took a quick peek at yours and I don't understand the language so good luck from here.
    The data I'm missing is line 2 in your picture "Maintenance Configurator"
    The data on the different tabs, Generel, Triggers, Actions, Conditions and Settings.

    When both Brink and you have this Task, I guess I need it to.

    btw, the language you don't understand is Danish
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  4. #14


    Posts : 22,584
    64-bit Windows 10


    You wouldn't need it if you still wanted to disable AM. If you add the missing task, it will enable AM at 1AM each time.
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  5. #15


    Denmark
    Posts : 224
    Windows 8.1 64bit Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    You wouldn't need it if you still wanted to disable AM. If you add the missing task, it will enable AM at 1AM each time.
    I don't want to disable AM after you told me about it. But now I thinking, that the missing Task might be the reason (or one of the reasons) to my problem? And after looking at #7, I think I may want to have a closer look to BitDefender instead.
    I don't know what to write in all the tabs to make this task, can you guide me to make this task "Maintenance Configurator"? I guess you can see whats in the tabs in your AM/MC?
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  6. #16


    Posts : 22,584
    64-bit Windows 10


    Unfortunately, the "Maintenance Configurator" task is a system task. The only way that I know of to restore it is to refresh Windows 8.

    As a test, I exported mine as a backup, deleted it in Task Scheduler, but now the backup will not import for me.
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  7. #17


    Denmark
    Posts : 224
    Windows 8.1 64bit Pro


    UPS! I do not hope I'm in troubble now for this to entice you to delete your Task!! Sorry for that, Brink.

    I will try and refresh Windows after the weekend. Thank you for your time.
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  8. #18


    Posts : 22,584
    64-bit Windows 10


    No worries. I'm due for a refresh as well.
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