PowerShell Commands


Unregister-ScheduledTask [[-TaskName] <String[]>] [[-TaskPath] <String[]>] [-CimSession <CimSession[]>][-PassThru] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Unregister-ScheduledTask [-CimSession <CimSession[]>] [-PassThru] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf][<CommonParameters>]

The Unregister-ScheduledTask cmdlet unregisters a scheduled task from the Windows Task Scheduler service on a local computer.


-CimSession [<CimSession[]>]

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

-PassThru [<SwitchParameter>]

Returns an object representing the item with which you are working. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.

-TaskName [<String[]>]

Specifies an array of one or more names for a scheduled task.

-TaskPath [<String[]>]

Specifies an array of one or more file paths for a scheduled task. You can use \ for the root folder. If you do not specify a path, the cmdlet uses the root folder.

-ThrottleLimit [<Int32>]

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShellr calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.

-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]

  • Default value is false

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]

  • Default value is false

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.


This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.

  1. Unregister a task in the root folder:
    PS C:\>  Unregister-ScheduledTask -TaskName "HardwareInventory"

    This command unregisters a task named HardwareInventory in the root folder. You must confirm the action before the command performs it.

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