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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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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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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 Task Scheduler Powershell issue

I am trying to schedule a task which runs a powershell script. This script copy several files from one server to the one which the script is running. If i run the script with an elevated powershell ...
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Why Windows is running programs via Task Scheduler

Running Windows Server 2008R2 as a Remote Desktop Session host. I noticed a while ago that there are tons of tasks being created in Task Scheduler. These are not created by the users themselves. ...
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Scheduled task PS script location best practice

Since there isn't a straightforward way to store and run scripts locally on domain members, I'm resorting to manually store them in a common location across the board and then deploying a task ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I modify, disable, or delete a task with stored credentials after a Server Name Change?

I have a task that's been running regularly every 30 minutes for several months. It's got stored credentials for my account, listed as MACHINE_NAME\USER. After the creation of this task, we decided to ...
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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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Windows task scheduler event viewer trigger 0x800704DD

I am creating a Windows task in Windows 2008 R2 for an Event Viewer event. I wish for it to display a dialog box. However the task will only trigger if a user is logged in. I wish for the task to ...
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Scheduled Task no longer running: Exception code: 0xe0434352

I had a scheduled task that has ran successfully for over two months. On March 12th/13th the task stopped running and I started to receive the following error each time it tried to run each day ...
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Why does svn look for cached credentials in the wrong place when run as a scheduled task?

I run a daily Powershell script via Windows Scheduler under a service account that updates a local svn working copy and commits changes. The svn client is sliksvn and is run by command line only. When ...
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Scheduled Tasks running twice on windows server 2012 R2

On my production server (Windows server 2012) I have scheduled various tasks. I have enabled Task Scheduler history but its of no use. LastRunResult of each of my tasks shows Last run of the task was ...
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Pause the Windows Task Scheduler

Is there a way to temporarily pause the Windows Task Scheduler so it doesn't launch new scheduled tasks in the middle of a critical operation? I have a PowerShell script that syncs an HA server to an ...
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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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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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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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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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administrator domain account in Task Scheduler

I'm running a strange problem in Task Scheduler. I've set a task to run a IE with a URL as parameter. I've set the domain administrator account but something not working well. This task should send ...
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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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How to run a php script under Window's Task Scheduler that outputs a CSV file

I need to run a php script that queries my DB and outputs the results as a CSV file. I have the script to produce the CSV and it worked perfectly when run on web browser. I just need to figure out how ...
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Group Policy Scheduled Task not asking for password

I'm trying to deploy a scheduled Task to our Servers via GPO, but something doesn't seem quite right. I want the Task to be run with a Service account, wheter the user is logged on or not. I know that ...
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Windows Task Scheduler condition not working

I have a service i want to start when windows user logs in. I set a condition to start only if network connection is available, but i'm on AWS EC2 so the connection name keeps changing. I also tried ...
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Task Scheduler not giving a detailed error message

I have two servers, a 2003 R2 and a 2008 R2, setup to run the same executable as a task as I work on migrating content over to the new server. The task started failing recently and the task scheduler ...
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Logstash process, created after invoking logstash.bat with task scheduler, keeps running even after task is terminated

I have dedicated machine with windows server 2012 R2 and i have to keep a logstash instance running to collect logs. For this, i have created a task scheduler task configured to invoke the provided ...
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Task Scheduler insufficient permissions(?)

Windows Server 2012 in a domain environment. I cant seem to be able to do anything in Task Scheduler anymore. I might as well mention that my user is a domain admin. When attempting to disable a ...
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Why my task has 0x5 Access denied exit code with Task Scheduler if script was finished?

I have following batch script: copy \\remotehost.ip\c$\dumps\TEST_%date%.dmp C:\dumps\TEST_%date%.dmp sqlplus sys/password as SYSDBA @C:\dumps\recreate_test.sql > C:\dumps\recreate_test.log ...
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Task Scheduler - Custom Trigger Not Firing

Our server has MANY tasks in Task Scheduler that run on varying schedules. I need to be notified by email only when one particular tasks completes. Seeing that the appropriate Event ID for a ...
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How can i create a trigger for a task in task scheduler which should start the task for some event ID but not for some other event ID

I have a few tasks created in task scheduler for which i wish to create auto recovery mechanism if the tasks are terminated from outside the task scheduler. Basically each of these tasks create a java ...
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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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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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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 ...