Create a task in Windows XP/7 Task Scheduler using batch file

In my current job we needed to automatize some processes by using Windows Task Scheduler; I wrote a batch file, which you may find useful,
especially when you don't have direct/remote access to user's desktop.

The main problem of implementation this task was Windows Vista/7 with its UAC, I had to use powershell to get Admin privileges by popping a window prompt to user directly to accept rather than have the user type the password manually upon the request.

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Backup your Mysql databases installed on windows with a batch file and task scheduler

If you have mysql running on windows platform for example for development/testing purposes, you are probably encountered the backing up issue
here are small bat file that can help you.

First of all you will need 7-zip for archiving SQL dumps, you can download it and use for free, from here


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