There are desktop tasks Windows administrators should automate so they can put their time to better use. In this guide, our desktop management expert not only lists five tasks that should be automated, but also suggests tools and tactics admins can use to perform this automation process.
Five Windows desktop tasks you should automate
How to automate Windows software updates
How to automate cleanup of Windows temporary directories
How to automate Windows desktop folder synchronization
How to automate Windows desktop backup tasks
How to automate advanced Windows desktop tasks
About the author: Serdar Yegulalp is editor of the Windows Insight, (formerly the Windows Power Users Newsletter), a blog site devoted to hints, tips, tricks and news for users and administrators of Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Vista. He has more than 12 years of Windows experience under his belt, and contributes regularly to SearchWinComputing.com and SearchSQLServer.com.
This was first published in July 2007