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1answer
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Secret scheduled tasks in windows server 2003

I'm taking care of the company's website for a while. The guy who was doing so before me was fired because reasons. So for the past 3 months I've been keeping it up to date and adding/deleting stuff. ...
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0answers
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Windows Server 2003 Task Scheduler Fails to Kill Task Unless I'm Logged in

I am having problems with a process started by a Windows task that is not being killed properly after it has run for a pre-determined amount of time even though the Windows task is created to kill the ...
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0answers
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Strange behavior of Windows Server 2003 task scheduler

I've got a task, which runs fine while launching it with "Right click / Run" in the scheduler, but fails with a weird "SQL Server login fail" due to bad login while ran automatically at specified ...
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1answer
66 views

Windows Server 2003 - AT command for repeating a scheduled Task

Is it possible to use the AT command to create a scheduled task that repeats every X minutes? I can use AT to make one that repeats daily/weekly/monthly, but haven't seen a minute/hourly repeat. I can ...
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1answer
536 views

Where do the Windows to a scheduled task go when the server runs them?

My server at work has some scheduled tasks that run every night. They run when no user is logged into the system. They run batch files which open MS-Access databases with macros inside. ...
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4answers
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How to schedule a task to run every x-minutes on Windows Server 2003 R2

How to add a scheduled task that should run every x-minutes on Windows Server 2003 R2. I have followed many suggestion from the web, but I always end up with some interruption after 1 or 2 runs. ...
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1answer
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How to tell the Task Scheduler MMC to remember the column widths of the History?

Using the Task Scheduler MMC on a Windows Server 2008 R2, I'm facing something that is very annoying to me: The History window of a task does not remember the column widths, thus making it rather ...
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1answer
126 views

legitimacy of the tasks in the task scheduler

Is there a way to know the source and legitimacy of the tasks in the task scheduler in windows server 2008 and 2003? Can I check if the task was added by Microsoft (ie: from sccm) or by a 3rd party ...
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1answer
247 views

Do Scheduled Tasks run automatically if they are missed?

I'm running Windows Server 2003, and a scheduled task that was set to run was missed because an ms-access database window was left open over night. When we closed the window, the task scheduler ...
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1answer
73 views

Task scheduler, keep a certain number of tasks running

I have 400ish time consuming web extraction tasks that I want to run, but rather than just running them one after the other I want to run i.e. 6 at a time to speed the overall task time up. What I ...
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1answer
56 views

windows 2003 server scheduled task resources

It seems I've suddenly become sys admin for our windows 2003 server boxes, despite having no experience with this. At the moment we're having issues with scheduled tasks and I have no idea where to ...
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1answer
130 views

windows Task Scheduler [closed]

We have two Windows servers. One is Windows Server 2008 and another is Windows Server 2003. We have TFS installed on Windows Server 2003 and taking daily backup on same server. I am looking to ...
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1answer
728 views

windows 2003 server task scheduler error code but blank status

I'm getting an error running a task scheduler on windows 2003 code 0x1, but the task scheduler is not showing error description on status column. Any idea why this could happend?
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2answers
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Clone Windows Scheduled Tasks

I would like to copy all scheduled tasks on a computer with Windows Server 2003 to another Server 2003 computer. I can guarantee that all executables will be available on the new computer. Can I do ...
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2answers
773 views

Win2003 Schedule job to run as service account

I need to schedule a "net stop" and "net start" action on Win2003 Server so our backups can run properly. I can use the windows scheduler, but that that requires me to enter login credentials. I fear ...
2
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1answer
852 views

Scheduled task does not run on WIndows 2003 server on VMWare unattened, runs fine otherwise

Scheduled task does not run on Windows 2003 server on VMWare. The same setup runs fine on standalone server. Test below explains the problem. We really need to run a more complex bat file, but ...
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5answers
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Task Scheduler only killing cmd.exe but not its child processes

Our customer has some Windows 2003 servers running batch jobs activated by Task Scheduler. The actual programs performing the work are custom .exe processes, and they are aggregated into .cmd scripts ...