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Automatic maintenance wont stop

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    Automatic maintenance wont stop


    I have a problem with my windows 8.1, its fully updated, I have deleted all scheduled tasks and my automatic maintenance still activates 2-3 times a day, it wouldn't be a problem but it boots me out of games when im playing. Can someone tell me how to turn this crap off.

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    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
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    Windows 10 Pro
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    windows 8.1


    hate to sound like im an ungrateful ass but I already said that I tried that and it continues.
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    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
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    Sorry, didn't understood it well.
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    windows 8.1


    its fine, like I said im not trying to offend or anything. I completely removed every single scheduled task that I have to try to make it stop and it still does it every day about 4 times a day. I read that its only supposed to do it when im idle but I am never idle when my PC is on so it should never do it if that is true. Also I turned off all the tasks so it shouldn't be doing it for that reason as well. Here is a screenshot of my task scheduler.
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I read the instructions in the link & just deleted the tasks.
    4 of them.
    Now I get this when trying to change settings---

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    I did this, {after making a system image with Macrium Reflect} ---

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    As in the link go to---

    Task Scheduler Library, Microsoft, Windows, and TaskScheduler

    You can find it in Administrator tools too---

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    But I guess you already know that.



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  7. #7


    Posts : 4
    windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    I read the instructions in the link & just deleted the tasks.
    4 of them.
    Now I get this when trying to change settings---

    Click image for larger version

    I did this, {after making a system image with Macrium Reflect} ---

    Click image for larger version

    As in the link go to---

    Task Scheduler Library, Microsoft, Windows, and TaskScheduler

    You can find it in Administrator tools too---

    Click image for larger version

    But I guess you already know that.



    thanks a lot, I didnt realize there was like 3 sub sections that I also had to check.
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