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Can't create new task with schtasks… Why?

I have a new Windows Server 2008 R2 host with a strange (?) behavior. I try to schedule a new task into Task Scheduler. I'm using a user that's part of administrators group. If I do it from the ...
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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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Block users from Remote Desktop for a specified period of time or by trigger

So I have to server (2003 & 2008). On both servers I have domain users in a Remote Desktop Users group. They need to rdp to the server and work with some apps and log off. But - every day batch ...
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Server 2008 issue running batch file

For the life of me, I can't seem to get a batch file running in Server 2008 Task Scheduler, despite it not having the common problems I've seen before. Problem so far: I have a batch file that ...
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Task Scheduler on EC2 Windows Server 2008 R2

I have an EBS image that has a task that runs upon startup from the task Scheduler. It runs a Python script that then executes the required tasks using the subprocess module. Now the script kicks off ...
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How to automatically restart after Windows Update requires it?

On a windows machine running Windows Update via the built-in service (not GPO), I would like to have it automatically restart every morning at 5:30AM, only when required by WU. The event log entry ...
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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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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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Scheduler spikes single core on SMP Ubuntu vm under ESXi

The setup is as follows. Ubuntu-11.10 VM running on an ESXi host. The VM has 3 vCPU assigned. When running dump (to backup the harddisk) it seems all the processes are assigned to the first vCPU. As ...
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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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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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reusing exported scheduled tasks on other machines. machine name is wrong for execution account

I've got two scheduled tasks that I am reusing on 10 different machines which are not on a common domain. I exported the task and when I bring it in to another machine under the "Security Options" in ...
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search logs for events associated with Task Scheduler

I'm working with a Server08 box (Web Edition) where the Task Scheduler had run a set of unchanged housekeeping scripts for months. Over the last week, Scheduler has failed to start scripts twice. ...
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Unable to schedule task to copy across network

I remote access into a server running windows 2008 with my login from active directory. I wrote a BAT file to copy from a different sharefolder to backup files to this server. Running the BAT file ...
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Gentle reboot of batch server (Task Schedular)

We have 3 Batch servers running hundreds of scheduled task using the built-in task schedular in Windows (2003R2 and 2012R2) How do i prepare our servers for a reboot, so i wont interrupting a running ...
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Windows 2003 Task Scheduler Not running in foreground

I have an old (Windows 2003) server running. I then have a Powershell script which I need to execute using a scheduled task (running it on it's own works fine). On all my other (windows 2008) servers, ...
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Scheduled Task fails to stop

I have a Scheduled Task on a Windows (64-bit) 2008 R12 (SP1) server. It’s a housekeeping task and I was expecting its first run to take some time catching up on backlog of actions , so set what I ...
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How to change task's priority?

How to change task's priority in Windows Server 2003 Scheduled task? I see it's possible in Windows Server 2008 and R2. I'm wondering if it's possible in Server 2003 too? In 2008 it's possible ...
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How to enable or disable a ClusteredScheduledTask in Powershell 4.0

Reference to this page: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj649815.aspx I'm finding ClusteredScheduledTasks a bit daunting to handle without a GUI interface. For example, they have a ...
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Get username logging on from task scheduler

I'm using Windows Server 2008 task scheduler to run a task when a user logs on, but I would like some way of the task being able to access the name of the user who is logging on. I don't know if ...
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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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Gracefully Terminate Console App Run Via Task Scheduler

I'm running a console application on Windows Server 2008. I want it to always run, so I have scheduled it to run at startup via the Task Scheduler. I set up the task so it does not require a login. ...
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When is user logged on

I have a question about users and when Windows treat them as logged on. If I, on Remote desktop log in on Windows server, and then closes the window, am I still being treated as logged on? The ...
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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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What is the Task Scheduler syntax for returning the “ComponentStatus” contents in a Windows Server Backup Event

I have created a Task Scheduler event that emails me on EventID 14 in the Microsoft-Windows-Backup event log (note this is a new , style (Vista and up) log. I exported this and after some grubbing ...
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Trigger a scheduled task if specific event is logged in AD FS 2.0 event log

I am trying to use Task Scheduler to monitor an AD FS 2.0 event log on an AD FS 2.0 proxy which is located in a DMZ on a Windows 2008 R2 server. I am trying to monitor the log for a specific Event ID ...
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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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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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Windows task scheduler - Interdependent 'Action' s

I have a scheduled task set up in Windows task scheduler. It runs on a particular time of the day. Once the job is completed (action 1 - the job itself) there is another Action (action 2) that is a ...
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How to force schtasks to return messages in English

I'm using a tool schtask to do some scheduled tasks management (under win xp, 7, 2008) (mainly I need list of scheduled task). I query it from my code and parse messages returned by it. Recently I ...
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adTempus - trying to create a complicated schedule for a certain task

We've (that is, to say, my client) implemented the Windows-platform scheduling software adTempus, and have a task with a peculiar schedule. The task needs to run on the 31st day of the month, but of ...
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Windows Task Scheduler executing old triggers even after recreating the task

I had this task working perfectly until I changed the schedule. After I changed the scheduled time 5 minutes earlier, I noticed that in the history, it still triggers the old schedule. I tried ...
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Executing VBS via Task Scheduler not working. It works if logon to server and launch

I am having a problem running a scheduled task using Task Scheduler. I have setup a new domain user with admin privileges on the server (Windows Server 2008): User1. The Task Scheduler runs a VBS ...
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Connecting to Windows Server 2012 Task Scheduler from Windows 7 client

We have a number of scheduled tasks set-up on a Windows 2012 Server and need to allow certain users to connect remotely to the server task scheduler via their local Windows 7 task scheduler. My ...
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Task scheduler VS GPO do not allow storage of password

I have a scheduled task in one of my DC, running to check LastLogon date of AD accounts in each DCs everyday. The task was previously running in a Win 2003 DC without problem but now we are going to ...
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Scheduled RasMan connection to SSTP VPN fails only at night

Background I have an SSTP VPN with a self-signed certificate. It's running on a physical instance of Server 2008 R2 on our LAN. Three off-network workstations are scheduled to connect to the VPN "at ...
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Monitoring task status via snmp

We have a number of Windows 2008 r2 servers set to run a scheduled task once a week using the built in task scheduler. We also have another server running SolarWinds which collects information on the ...
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How to send email when SPECIFIC scheduled task fails to run or returns with an error code

I have a backup script (Powershell 1.0) that is executed every night by the Task Scheduler on my Windows 2008 box. If that script should fail to start, e.g. because the script has been moved or ...
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winrs fails with internal error when run from a scheduled task but not from the command line

I have a batch file that is run by the Windows Task Scheduler. This file executes winrs to run a command on a remote computer. I am seeing the following error message when the task runs: Winrs ...
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Windows Task Scheduler skips a scheduled interval

We use Windows Task Scheduler on Win2008/R2 to run a small Powershell job every 15 minutes. It creates a small XML file which triggers a BizTalk process to run, so it typically takes under 1 second ...
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Manually started task does not terminate according to “stop if task runs longer than” setting

I've got a simple "test" task that runs "cmd.exe" as the only action. I've specified that the task should be terminated if it runs longer than one minute in the Task Settings. If I schedule this ...
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run a program from network location as scheduled task

I am running a windows server 2008 R2. When trying to run a scheduled task (manually and automatically triggered), the Last Run Time results in "Access is Denied". History shows: Task Scheduler ...
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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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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 ...