Task Scheduler - how to run program on different drive?


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I'm trying to set up a task using Task Scheduler to run a game which is on one of my secondary drives, drive F: - I have Windows 10 installed on the C: drive.

The problem I'm having is Task Scheduler doesn't seem able to start a program if it's on any drive except C: - I can create a task to run any program or open any file if it's on the C: drive, but nothing runs if it tries to access the F: drive.

As an experiment, I created a simple task to open a jpeg picture - it opened no problem on the C drive, but on the F drive I was prompted to pick an application to open it with (I chose Windows picture viewer) after which the jpeg wouldn't open/load.

Any ideas what I can do to create a task which will run on my F drive?

Many thanks, I appreciate any help you can offer.


Windows Forum Team
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I have scripts pointing to my F drive... is this machine a dual boot?
Have you tryied putting a shortcut icon on the c drive that points (in this example to the image) on the F drive?

Also we arn't talking about running it at system boot are we... Windows does not allow admin runs at boot but there is a work around for that.

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