In order for this to happen however this application

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In order for this to happen, however, this application has to be run regularly. Imagine if I let this go for a week or two without running this application. The data on the master database server would probably be way out of sync with the data on my local database server. Now the problem here is that if you rely on us carbon-based life forms to remember to go and run this application on a regular basis to keep the databases consistent, it's probably not going to happen. It might work good for a day or two, but I can guarantee most folks will start forgetting. You need to take the human element out of the equation. You can use the Task Scheduler to accomplish this. Task Scheduler will go out and run whatever application you tell it to run on a schedule that you specify, and that way, you're not relying on us carbon-based life forms to get the job done.
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Let's go ahead and set up a task that will automatically run that application on the system on a schedule. I'll go down here in my search field and type Task Scheduler and I can run the Task Scheduler desktop app. I will point out it's also available here if you right-click on your Windows iconand then go to Computer Management. You can access the Task Scheduler here as well. It's exactly the same, it's the same in the console. Here again, just an overview of what Task Scheduler does.Down here in the middle it lists a summary of all the tasks that Task Scheduler has automatically runin the last time period. By default it's set to the last 24 hours. Right now I don't have any user-defined tasks, so nothing has been run. Farther down we can see a list of active tasks that are currently defined on the system. Now these were defined by the system itself. They are not ones that I have defined. You can see there are 46 system-defined tasks that run automatically on a schedule. So in addition to the system-defined tasks down here, we can come up here and create our own tasks. I'm going to click on Create Basic Task and let's give it a name, Database Update, and provide a quick description. It synchronizes the local database with the master database server. Click Next. Now we have to specify when I want this task to start. You can see that I have lots of different options. I can cause it to be started on a particular schedule, daily, weekly, monthly. I can specify that it just start once. I can specify that it runs every time the system starts. I can specify that it runs every time I log in to the system or when a specific event is logged in Event Viewer. Let's just go ahead with a daily task for now. Because we want these databases synchronized at least once a day, click Next. Now I have to specify when I want the task to actually start running, and this is today's day 1/25. And let's go ahead and set it to run at 11:00 pm. After the day is through, everybody's gone home, then my local system will synchronize with the master database server, that way when I come in in the morning, all the data will have been automatically updated for me through the night. And just in case the update process uses up a lot of system resources, nobody
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