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Task Scheduler just decides it doesn't want to run a task anymore

I set up a task in Server 2012 to run a script every weekday. It will work for anywhere from a few weeks to a few days, then just not even try to run it anymore. Status: Ready Triggers: At 7:30 AM ...
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How to automatically log in into 2 accounts on Windows 7 on startup

I have a task scheduler job that fires Selenium unit testing server and runs some tests. It takes some resources because it opens a lots of websites. Moreover the Selenium with Firefox Driver has a ...
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Task Scheduler Crashing MMC

I've been getting errors whenever I try to run the task scheduler for Windows 2008 R2. Each time that I've tried running it, the task scheduler will crash and report the following: Problem signature: ...
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Toggling enabled/disabled on specific triggers in a task in the task scheduler using powershell (or something else)

Related to this question: Windows Server in UTC, need Task Scheduler to shift tasks with summer time and this question: ...
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Windows Server in UTC, need Task Scheduler to shift tasks with summer time

I'm perfectly happy to have my server in UTC, but when a user needs something scheduled to happen in a particular time in a particular time zone, they are expecting that to obey their time zone rules ...
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Scheduling a Task for every minute in Windows 2012

I need to schedule a Task inside of my Windows 2012 to run every minute, how would one accomplish that? This is my Task: C:\>C:\Users\Administrator\Downloads\wget\bin\wget.exe --spider --quiet ...
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How do I use Windows Task Scheduler to run an executable on a remote server? [closed]

I am looking at consolidating all of our scheduled tasks that run on various servers (Win 2008 R2) within our domain on to one "Task Scheduling Server". I am a developer so I'm not even sure if this ...
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How can I access the scheduled tasks of a windows 2003 server from a windows 7 machine on a different domain?

I have looked everywhere for information but have not managed to find a solution. What I need to do is be able to access the Scheduled Tasks of a Windows 2003 Server that is in domain X from a ...
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2008 R2 Task Scheduler won't run task, but says completed successfully w/o errors

OLD DESCRIPTION: I have a .NET app I wrote myself that I'm trying to get set up to run as a scheduled task on Windows Server 2008 R2. When I run the app myself from the command line, it works just ...
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Server 2008 R2 Task Scheduler permissionf for a vbs script

I have a vbs script to make backups of MySQL database files using the MySQLDump command. This is working perfectly and creates a new folder for each day's backups (e.g. 20130110). However, the script ...
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Changing priorities of background vs foreground processes?

The commends nice/renice have no effect between processes started as foreground process and processes started as background processes. Even with maximum niceness on the foreground processes they get ...
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Windows Server R2 Task Scheduler - Open Programs On Startup

I want Fiddler and some other programs to run on startup, so it's there and running every time I bring up an instance of my test server on EC2. There's a few questions about running scripts on Startup ...
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System Restore Points

Currently I am investigating how to schedule an automatic initiation of a system restore point for all of the workstations in my office. It seems that Task Scheduler already has some nice defaults ...
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Unable to connect to another computer from the Task Scheduler on Windows 7

I am getting the following error when trying to connect to another computer from the Task Scheduler on Windows 7: "The remote computer was not found." The computer that I am trying to connect to is ...
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Setting a scheduled task running a Powershell script

Does anyone know the correct way to assign a Powershell script as a scheduled task? I have the below syntax (where X:/ is another drive mapped as a share).
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Verifying that a Server 2008 VMWare Workstation VM is running every 15 minutes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Inexpensive Network Monitoring tools for Windows I am running a Windows 2008 server and it has a VMWare Workstation VM on it for another Windows 2008 server. I need to ...
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Is it possible for a Powershell script to return the Last Run Result from Windows 2008 task scheduler?

I've setup a scheduled task on a Windows 2008 Server with two actions. The first action is to run an application which connects to a SQL database and generates XML files. The second action is to run a ...
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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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Windows Server Task Scheduler: Running scheduled executable fail-safe?

I have an executable which I've scheduled to run once in every five minutes (using Window's built-in Task Scheduler). It's crucial that this executable is run because it updates few time critical ...
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How do I get a Task Scheduler startup trigger to delay

System is Windows 2008 R2 I have a task scheduler task with a trigger to run at system startup, and have set the Delay to 20 minutes, however the task runs immediatley on system startup and ignores ...
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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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Task Scheduler and Virtual Machine Monitoring

I'm looking for the poor man's monitoring solution. I have a Hyper-V 2008 R2 environment where power fluctuations at off-peak hours are pretty common. The battery keeps the box up for a fair amount ...
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Defragment / Performance Monitor without Task Scheduler

My organisation has a policy of disabling Task Scheduler on all servers and workstations (don't ask, I tried once to wrestle the pig). I need to collect performance stats using Data Collector Sets in ...
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open source job/process management/monitoring/control system [closed]

I'm looking for an open source solution for the following: I have jobs that need to run continuously. The jobs are applications or scripts. If they fail, they need to be restarted. If they fail, ...
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Windows Task Scheduler Security Issue [closed]

Using the Windows Task Scheduler allows non-administrator users to gain access to administrative rights. Normally, Windows prevents execute applications which need to have more rights. A message ...
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HTTP-Invoke URL by Windows Task Scheduler (schtasks.exe)

I'd like to send HTTP requests using the Windows Task Scheduler. In UNIX cron jobs, I can do that using wget http://www.google.com -O /dev/null How to do the same on a Windows Server?
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Windows Server 2008 Task Scheduler: Task Started (Task=100) but did task did not complete (Task=102) when the result code is 2

Can someone give me a use case for setting up a Windows Server 2008 Task Scheduler task (we'll call this "test") that completes (action completed is task=201) with an error (result code=2)? This is ...
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Windows Task Scheduler does not start task at next run time

I have a Windows Server 2008 SP 2 Task Scheduler task that should run every 10 minutes. The trigger says "At 6:50 PM every day - After triggered, repeat every 10 minutes indefinitively." Looking ...
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Why am I getting a warning that windows is logging on with a temporary profile to run a task scheduler task?

I am having a strange problem with the Windows Server 2008 Task Scheduler. I have to run a small command-line application every few minutes. This application just executes a quick web service call on ...
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Where are task scheduler event files stored on Windows Server 2008?

I tried setting up triggers in Task Scheduler Windows Server 2008, but Microsoft needs to fix a bug that I documented on Stack Overflow. So I can't use triggers until they fix this bug. Basically ...
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All tasks in the Task Scheduler stop triggering until I restart the server (W.Server 2008 Datacenter)

First of all, some info: Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, 100% updated with Service Pack 2 and all the patches. I connect to it using "Remote Desktop Connection" (I don't now if this is relevant) I ...
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Stop a task in Windows 2008 Task Scheduler if it runs longer than 15 minutes?

In the Settings tab of a Task in Task Scheduler Windows 2008 and Win8 you can specify additional settings that affect the behavior of your task. The setting for "Stop the task if it runs longer ...
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Disable history for only one task in the Task Scheduler Library?

I have selected the Enable All Tasks History option in the Task Scheduler Library of Windows Server 2008 R2. For most tasks, I’d like to have the history kept but I’m wondering if it’s possible to ...
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Can't set up task to run from non admin user

I have Windows server 2008 R2. One non administrator account named for e.x. abc. abc is member of backup operators, power users and schedulers. I have allowed all permisions to C:\Windows\Tasks for ...
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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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Scheduled job not running to completion; event logged with return code 3762504530

I'm just a lowly developer, but a scheduled (2:00 am) VB.Net console app job I inherited is intermittently not running to completion. About half the time, it just doesn't run to completion, logging ...
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Task Scheduler Cannot Apply My Changes - Adding a User with Permissions

When I login to the server using a domain account with administrator privileges and create a task in the Task Scheduler, I am unable to successfully save the Task once I select the following options: ...
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How can I create a scheduled task from the command line that only runs on demand?

I"m trying to duplicate the steps in this article for creating a shortcut that launches a program without a UAC prompt. I'd like to create the task from the command line, however. Here's the ...
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How to start scheduled task in minimized cmd window? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Run a .bat file in a scheduled task without a window In Windows 7, I have a scheduled task running a console application in a CMD window. It runs every day at 12 ...
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How to schedule task to run every 10 minutes, from 8:00 to 15:00 on multiple days of week (with schtask.exe)?

How to schedule a task to run every 10 minutes, from 8:00 to 15:00 on multiple days of week, i.e. on Mon,Tue,Wed? The task I described can be defined with the GUI of Task Scheduler by using the ...
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Intelligent Task Scheduler

Is anyone aware of a tool for creating optimal schedules for tasks? I have numerous servers, running multiple databases, with various scripts that import and transform data to and from each database. ...
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what generalized cloud backup job management tool with scheduler, and email reporting?

Short version I am looking for a glorified cron manager with a web interface to manage backups and uploading to cloud storage. (and yes webmin has a pretty good cron scheduler plugin) Long version ...
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How to configure 'qsub' to use a scheduling system like LSF or SGE?

There are several scheduling system (workload management system). Like SGE(Sun Grid Engine), LSF, PBS. Usually on a workstation, using 'qsub' command can put a job in a queue, then the scheduling ...
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Allow user to create and mange scheduled task on windows 2008

I have recently create a new user on a windows 2008 server and I want to allow it to open the task scheduler and manage the shceduled tasks. What right does this user need in order to achieve this?
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How to copy many Scheduled Tasks between Windows Server 2008 machines?

I have several standalone Win2008 (R1+R2) servers (no domain) and each of them has dozens of scheduled tasks. Each time we set up a new server, all these tasks have to be created on it. The tasks are ...
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Win2008Server R2 - no window running .bat file via task scheduler

I'm running a couple of batch files via Task Scheduler that call rsync. The .bat files work great when run manually and appear to be running fine via TS as well. HOWEVER, it does NOT open a cmd ...
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How to schedule a job to run every 10 minutes in TWS

TWS is Tivoli Workload Scheduler. I have scheduled a job, and made it repeatable every 10 minutes. I put it in a job stream with a run cycle of daily. Now, the job runs once every ten minutes on the ...
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pass paramter to Schtasks

how can i run schtasks from command line such that i can pass in parameters during run time. i have a batch job which expects parameters during run-time that is created in scheduled task. i cannot ...
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BAT file will not run from Task Scheduler but will from Command Line

I'm trying to run a BAT script from Task Scheduler in Windows 2008 R2 and it runs for 3 seconds and then stops. It says it successfully completes but I know it doesn't. I can run this script from ...
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What's the difference between hardware and software interrupt? [closed]

I'm gonna sketch my understanding of both. I've googled around but i'm not sure about my knowledge. Please correct me! Hardware interrupt is generated by the operation system event scheduler to ...