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when I run a task on windows server 2008 I can't see the windows of it. how can I fix it?

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Sorry If I didn't understand it properly but what do you mean by "I can't see the windows of it" ? Thanks –  Mahesh Velaga Jan 9 '10 at 8:13

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You have to run them interactively (from a command prompt) to see them in a window. Otherwise the process(es) run in the background and thus do not have a window associated with them.

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Your task needs to run in interactive mode. You can run at.exe /interactive or schedule with schtasks.exe as described here.

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