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How to Change Schedule for Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10

Windows automatically schedules maintance activities to run on your computer to improve the computer's performance and energy efficiency. Maintenance includes tasks such as software updates, Windows Updates, security scanning, and system diagnostics. Window allows you to select the time of day you want to run maintenance tasks. This guide illustrates how to change the Automatic Maintenance settings for what time to run the daily maintenance tasks in Windows 10.

How to Change Schedule for Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10

Step 1: Access to Maintenance Settings.

Open Control Panel, click System and Security > Security and Maintenance.

Security and Maintenance

Or type maintenance into search box, hit Enter key to open Security and Maintenance windows.

Access to Security and maintenance

Step 2: In the opening window, expand open Maintenance, then click Change maintenance settings.

Change maintenance settings

Step 3: Then select the time that you would like to have Automatic Maintenance run daily at.

Select automatic Maintence schedule

Step 4: When finished, click OK.

Sometime you need to stop Maintenance Task, it is also very easy to do that, see How to Start and Stop Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10.