Using Task Scheduler to start Game Backup Monitor as Administrator

This page will describe how to start Game Backup Monitor with Windows as Administrator.

These instructions are for Windows 10, they will differ slightly on other versions of Windows.

  1. Disable "Start with Windows" in Game Backup Monitor.
  2. Open Windows Settings, type "Task Scheduler" in the search and choose the "Schedule tasks" option when it appears.

    Task Scheduler
  3. Right-click on the "Task Scheduler Library" folder and choose "New Folder..." from the menu.
  4. Enter "Game Backup Monitor" in the new folder window and click OK.
  5. Right-click on the "Game Backup Monitor" folder and choose "Create Basic Task..." to open the new task window.
  6. Enter "Startup" as the name of the task and any description you'd like. Click Next to move to the Trigger section.

    Task Scheduler
  7. Choose "When I log on" and click Next to move to the Action section.

    Task Scheduler
  8. Choose "Start a program" and click Next.

    Task Scheduler
  9. Click the "Browse..." button and navigate to the folder where GBM is installed, choose the GBM.exe file. Click Next.

    Task Scheduler
  10. The final page shows a summary. Tick the "Open the Properties dialog for this task when I click Finish" checkbox. Click Finish.

    Task Scheduler
  11. The properties window will appear. Tick the "Run with highest privileges" checkbox. Click OK.

    Task Scheduler
  12. Close Task Scheduler.

Game Backup Monitor will now Start with Windows as Administrator.