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titleUseful Information

The following procedure is for Microsoft® Windows 10® users. For information on creating a scheduled task in earlier versions of Windows, see the help documentation for your version.


titleTo create a scheduled task
  1. Locate the Task Scheduler on your computer.
  2. In the Task Scheduler window, click Create Basic Task.
  3. In the Create Basic Task Wizard, enter a name for the scheduled task, and click Next.
  4. In the Task Trigger window, select how frequently you want to create automatic backups, and click Next.
  5. If necessary, select the time, day, or month when you want the update to occur, and click Next.
  6. In the Action window, select Start a program, and click Next.
  7. In the Start a Program window, click Browse, select the PDS program you want, and click Open. The program path displays in the Program/script field, and should have an .exe extension.

    titleUseful Information

    If the information does not display in the Program/script field, right-click the PDS desktop icon, and click Properties. Copy the information that displays in the Target field and paste it in the Program/script field of Windows Scheduler. At the end of the text, enter "DOBACKUP".

  8. In the Add arguments field, enter "BACKUP". Click Next.
  9. Review the information, and click Finish.