PowerShell: Delete a Task Scheduler task

This code allows you to delete a task from any folder within the Windows Task Scheduler, it’s therefore much more flexible (if more long winded) than using the Unregister-ScheduledJob cmdlet which only allows you to access jobs in the folder: Task Scheduler Library\Microsoft\Windows\PowerShell\ScheduledJobs

# create Task Scheduler COM object
$TS = New-Object -ComObject Schedule.Service
# connect to local task sceduler
# get tasks folder (in this case, the root of Task Scheduler Library)
$TaskFolder = $TS.GetFolder("\")
# get tasks in folder
$Tasks = $TaskFolder.GetTasks(1)
# define name of task to delete
$TaskToDelete = "MyTask"
# step through all tasks in the folder
foreach($Task in $Tasks){
    if($Task.Name -eq $TaskToDelete){
        Write-Host ("Task "+$Task.Name+" will be removed")
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