The Task Scheduler is a useful utility in Windows with which the user can create tasks such as timed shutdown. Some people may have no idea how to open the Task Scheduler. Here in this post we will show you six ways to open Task Scheduler in Windows 10.

6 ways to open Task Scheduler in Windows 10

Way 1: using Search box

Start typing schedule in the search box on the left side of the Windows 10 taskbar. When the “Task Scheduler” app appears in the search results, click on it. Then it will open.

Search schedule

Way 2: from Start menu

Bring up the Windows 10 Start menu, click “All apps”, click “Windows Administrative Tools”, and then click “Task Scheduler” to open it.

Task Scheduler in Start menu

Way 3: using Run dialog

1) Open the Run dialog by pressing Win + R.

2) Type taskschd.msc in the text box, and click OK.

Run taskschd.msc

Way 4: using Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell

1) Open a Command Prompt window or a Windows PowerShell window.

2) Type control schedtasks and press Enter. The Task Scheduler will open.

Run control schedtasks in cmd

Way 5: from Computer Management

1) Open the Computer Management by pressing Win + X and then selecting Computer Management.

2) Expand System Tools and then you can see the Task Scheduler entry.

task-scheduler-in-computer-management

Way 6: from Control Panel

1) Open Control Panel.

2) Click “System and Security” and then click “Administrative Tools“.

Click Administrative Tools

3) After the Administrative Tools opens in File Explorer, find the  and double click on it to open it.

double click task scheduler