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How to schedule a Task in ESET Version 9

Description: This article will show how to schedule tasks in ESET Version 9.

  1. Locate the ESET icon typically found in the lower right corner of the desktop screen - it may be found in the hidden icons here.
    Windows System Tray Hidden Programs Icon
  2. Select the ESET icon to open the program.
    Windows System Tray Hidden Programs Icon, ESET Program Icon
  3. The ESET home screen will open. Choose Tools on the left side.
    ESET Home Screen
  4. Under the tools menu, select Scheduler.
    ESET Tools, Scheduler
  5. A list of scheduled tasks will appear. Select Add task at the bottom to create a new task.
    ESET Scheduler, Tasks
  6. The task details menu will show. Here tasks can be created, and assigned a name and type of task from the list. Select Next to continue.
    ESET Scheduler, Task Details
  7. The task timing screen will ask when the task will run, and whether to skip the task on battery power or not.
    ESET Scheduler, Task Timing
  8. An additional task timing will need to be set up for date and time for the task.
    ESET Scheduler, Task Timing
  9. The next window will be for what will happen if the task is skipped.
    ESET Scheduler, Task Exception
  10. Once finished, the new task will now appear in the list of scheduled tasks.
    ESET Scheduler, Confirmation