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Scheduled Task Authentication

You must enter authentication information for the task to run. Your scheduled task will run as the user you specify here. You must verify that the user account has sufficient permissions to complete the tasks in your batch file. If you are running commands against a remote machine (such as shutdown), this account must also have appropriate permissions on the remote machine.

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