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When should we use SharePoint Timer job and when Windows Task Scheduler?

Can somehow explain me what are of the benefits of using SharePoint Timer jobs over Windows Task Scheduler?
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OWSTimer (Sharepoint workflows) only using 1 core

I'm using Workflows in Sharepoint 2010 (on-prem) to run actions for a project that I'm working on. The workflows are executed every minute through use of the Sharepoint Timer service (OWSTimer). The ...
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How to read values from Secure Store Service Application in a timer Job

I have in my sharepoint application an external source that must be accessed by 2 parts of my application The first part is a page, where the users can search on a form, the external data. The second ...
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How to have SPSite object available in custom Timer Job?

Here's my FeatureActivated method: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { SPSite site; MyCustomJob customJob; SPDailySchedule schedule; ...
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HttpWebRequest in TimerJob

I have an aspx-page in the Layouts-folder. A timejob makes a httpwebrequest on this page and the response-html is saved as a pdf. The httpwebrequest works fine, when its not called in a timerjob (ex. ...
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Setting binding redirects for owstimer on multiple WFE

We have code similar to what is described in this blog post to set binding redirects in owstimer.exe.config using the FeatureInstalled event; the post specifically states that this event should run on ...
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Access service context in timer job

I have custom claims provider which uses user profile service to get some data when resolving claims for user. I'm creating UserProfileManager this way: private UserProfileManager UserProfileManager ...
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Create variation hierarchies - job completes but does nothing

This is something I have done many times before on my current VM, and even using the same Web Application, though with different site collections. The steps I am following are: 1) Create a new site ...
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Access denied for BCS method in e-mail event receiver

I have a SPItemEventReceiver which does some stuff with an external list when a document is uploaded to a DocLib. I now wanted to have it also run when an e-mail is sent to that DocLib. I could have ...
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Which process do event receivers run under?

Some MSDN articles say that synchronous event receivers run under w3wp.exe, and asynchronous event receivers run under owstimer.exe. For eg, this one: ...