How can you automate a file transfer?

You need to automate file transfer to occur every morning at 3am. What Windows utility would be a good choice to use for this requirement?

A) Task Scheduler

B) Task Manager

C) Program Manager

D) Windows Calendar

E) Coffee Maker

The answer: A) Task Scheduler

The built-in Task Scheduler is perfect for automating programs to update applications, perform file transfer, or perform after-hour disk management functions.

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