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Manually Start Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10

When your PC is sitting idle, Windows 10 runs Automatic Maintenance, which performs Windows Updates, Software updates, system diagnostics etc. Anyway, if you are using the PC at the scheduled time for Automatic Maintenace, it will run; next, the PC is not in use. But what if you want to start Automatic Maintenance manually, well don’t worry as in this post you will see exactly how to Start Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10 Manually.

Manually Start Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Manually Start Automatic Maintenance in Control Panel

1. Type control in Windows Search then clicks on Control Panel from the search result.

Type Control Panel in the search bar and press enter

2. Now click on System and Security then click Security and Maintenance.

Click on System and Security | Manually Start Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10

3. Next, expand Maintenance by clicking on the downward arrow.

4. To manually start Maintenance, just click “Start maintenance” under Automatic Maintenance.

Click on Start maintenance

5. Similarly, if you want to stop the Automatic Maintenance, click “Stop maintenance“.

6. Restart your PC to save changes.

Method 2: Manually Start Automatic Maintenance in Command Prompt

1. Open Command Prompt. The user can perform this step by searching for ‘cmd’ and then press Enter.

Open Command Prompt. The user can perform this step by searching for ‘cmd’ and then press Enter.

2. Type the following command into cmd and hit Enter:

Manually Start Automatic Maintenance: MSchedExe.exe Start
Manually Stop Automatic Maintenance: MSchedExe.exe Stop

Manually Start Automatic Maintenance MSchedExe.exe Start | Manually Start Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10

3. Reboot your PC to save changes.

Method 3: Manually Start Automatic Maintenance in PowerShell

1. Type PowerShell in Windows Search then right-click on PowerShell from the search result and select Run as administrator.

In the Windows search type Powershell then right-click on Windows PowerShell (1)

2. Type the following command into PowerShell and press Enter:

Manually Start Automatic Maintenance: MSchedExe.exe Start
Manually Stop Automatic Maintenance: MSchedExe.exe Stop

Manually Start Automatic Maintenance using PowerShell | Manually Start Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10

3. Close PowerShell then restarts your PC.

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That’s it, and you successfully learned How To Manually Start Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10 but if you still have any queries regarding this tutorial then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

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