How to schedule backups in Windows XP and Vista using Task Scheduler (and SocialSafe of course!)

Pascal recently posted a blog giving details of how you are able to create a scheduled backup using iCal on your Mac. Well now we have details on how you are able to create scheduled backups on both Wndows XP & Windows Vista. It’s a little more convoluted but works nonetheless.

5 Steps For XP:

>Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Scheduled Tasks>
>Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Scheduled Tasks>
Windows XP - Add Scheduled Task
Add Scheduled Task
Windows XP Schedule Wizard
Windows XP Schedule Wizard
WIndows XP Settings
WIndows XP Settings
Windows XP Schedule Settings - Time
Windows XP Schedule Settings - Time
Windows XP Schedule Task Confirmation
Windows XP Schedule Task Confirmation

6 Steps For Vista(!):

Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools
Start - Search: "Tasks"
Windows Vista - Create Basic Task
Windows Vista - Create Basic Task

 

Windows Vista - Specify Trigger
Windows Vista - Specify Trigger
Windows Vista - Specify Details
Windows Vista - Specify Details
Windows Vista - Start A Program
Windows Vista - Start A Program
Select Browse: Computer>OS(c:)>Program Files>SocialSafe>SocialSafe - Next
Select Browse: Computer>OS(c:)>Program Files>SocialSafe>SocialSafe - Next

Easy!

 

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