For example, you can send an email message or display a message box in addition to running a program.
You also have more options for when a task should execute: You can specify a task to execute when a specific event appears in the event log, for example.
If you play PC games, you do need to update your NVIDIA or AMD graphics drivers regularly — but that’s it.
And both NVIDIA and AMD include automatic driver-updating tools along with the graphics drivers to make this easy.
After installation, Driver Update ran a scan and informed us that our computer had 14 out-of-date drivers, many of which are considered “ancient.” This is on a fresh Windows 8.1 system — installed just a few months ago — with the latest drivers available from the manufacturer’s website at the time.
There’s no possible way we have “ancient” drivers from 2006 installed.
However, the Task Scheduler upgrade hasn't been without a few issues.