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Create a Task

Generally, you may set a scheduled task the same way you set a regular action for creating an image of a disk, partition, or an entire hard drive.

To create a new task:

1 Click Scheduler/Create Script on the Action Selection panel

The Scheduled Tasks panel will appear.

2 Click the Create a Task button on the Scheduled Tasks panel
3 Select the objects you want to backup on the Partition Selection panel, image destination on the Image Destination panel, imaging mode on the Imaging Mode panel, image options on the Image Options panel, and backup options on the Backup Options panel.

Go to the Create an Image topic for more details.

Please note that you may use backup sets for creating complex data backup tasks and maintaining data files.

4 Specify the time or event at which the task should start on the Time/Event panel and click the Next button

You may specify time/event options on this panel.

Click to expand/collapse Time/event options

5 Specify a user name and password of a user from the Administrators user group on the User/Password panel and click the Next button

Click the Default button to make R-Drive Image to run as your default user.

6 Specify mail notification options (optional) and applications you want to run when the task will end successfully or failed (optional) on the Mail Notification/Aux Applications panel and click the Next button

These options are not mandatory and you may leave this panel empty.

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7 Verify that the information on the Processing panel is correct and click the Save button
> A new task will appear on the Scheduled Tasks panel


The Disk Actions chapter explains basic disk actions.

The Startup Version chapter explains how to perform disk actions using the R-Drive Image Startup Version .

The Technical Information chapter gives technical information on Supported CD and DVD Recorders and List of Hardware Devices Supported in the Startup Mode and another useful technical information.

Follow this link to obtain R-Drive Image Contact Information and Technical Support