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Task Scheduler question

Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:56 pm

I've got a task that runs once/day to upload settings for a certain program to a FTP server, and this task runs just fine. Is there a way in Task Scheduler (Win 8.1) to tie the scheduled job to the actual program so that the settings upload doesn't take place if the program isn't running? Google isn't finding what I want and nothing in the Properties tabs of the scheduled job seem to fit either.
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Re: Task Scheduler question

Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:19 pm

So, this is a bit convoluted but I think I found a way...gimme a bit to type it up. (also I'm on W10 so I hope it translates)

my way was getting...stupid. Have you tried NSSM? http://nssm.cc/usage
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Re: Task Scheduler question

Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:16 am

Your upload is probably is coded in a script I suppose? I would say the simplest is to add code around it to check for the process running. Off the top of my head, you can probably use PowerShell or even good old tasklist command + output string parsing to check for your target process running before starting the upload.
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