You have to follow below some very simple steps to run cron file in windows system.
1. Create a cron.php file (the code you want to execute at a regular interval)
2. Create a CRON.BAT file, copy and past the below code in the file
The path I have written is according to my xampp and cron.php file, update the path of files according to your system directory
3. To schedule a task
Click on start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Scheduled Tasks
Or you can go directly
Control Panel > Scheduled Tasks
Right click in the folder
New > Schedule Task
Give appropriate name to the Task.
In the RUN text field… Type the complete path of the CRON.BAT file
in my case it is
Set the schedule of the job, you can use advanced button if required.
I hope this all will help you. Please leave your comment if you face any issue in setup cron job in windows 🙂