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Windows 7: Task Scheduler Corrupt

02 Mar 2011   #1
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 
Task Scheduler Corrupt

I went to open my Task Scheduler and got this prompt. Any one know how to fix this? Thanks,




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02 Mar 2011   #2
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

i have had the same pop up as you without being able to fix it are your task scheduler programs working ? i use winpatrol (free version) BillP Studios Download Page not sure if this program may cause this?
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02 Mar 2011   #3
IownAmoneyPit

Windows 7 Pro x 2/Windows 10 Home/10 Pro//Windows 10 Insider Preview ?
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmck View Post
I went to open my Task Scheduler and got this prompt. Any one know how to fix this? Thanks,
Oops misread post I thought you meant Task manager

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02 Mar 2011   #4
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

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02 Mar 2011   #5
war59312

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Similar error here after installing SP1.

So I found the following:

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[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tasks\{A52B03F5-82E5-4712-977D-B19F793ABAF5}]
"Path"="\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Media Center\\DispatchRecoveryTasks"
"Triggers"=hex:ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,08,05,42,02,48,48,\
48,48,49,b0,02,0b,48,48,48,48,00,48,48,48,48,48,48,48,00,48,48,48,48,48,48,\
48,05,00,00,00,48,48,48,48,0c,00,00,00,48,48,48,48,01,01,00,00,00,00,00,05,\
12,00,00,00,48,48,48,48,00,00,00,00,48,48,48,48,38,00,00,00,48,48,48,48,00,\
00,00,00,ff,ff,ff,ff,80,f4,03,00,ff,ff,ff,ff,07,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,2e,00,45,00,00,00,00,\
00,00,00,00,00,ff,ff,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,00,00,00,00,ff,\
ff,ff,ff,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,07,00,00,01,00,52,00,65,00,\
63,00,6f,00,72,00,64,00,69,00
"DynamicInfo"=hex:03,00,00,00,cf,48,6c,33,e0,f2,ca,01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00
"Hash"=hex:d7,99,05,68,1a,09,f8,60,81,a8,1d,c6,3b,6b,64,2b,c0,26,40,2b,fb,26,\
7b,a5,1e,96,3d,b5,0f,26,8d,79
Delete the key, same error. So something to do with Media Center, which I never use.

There is no \\Microsoft\\Windows\\Media Center\\DispatchRecoveryTasks in Task Scheduler either.

So tired creating it but I get an error saying it already exits.

Then I deleted C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\Media Center\DispatchRecoveryTasks and deleted the above registry key.

No more error. Problem solved.

Thanks for the above links.


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03 Mar 2011   #6
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Sorry I haven't gotten back with a response for your help, but today has been one of those days....................I tried a few suggestions given and it didn't work so I restored my OS partition with Macrium. It is working now, but my Disk Managment looks different or maybe it is just me. Should the Layout say "Simple" and the Type say "Basic"? Thanks,


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04 Mar 2011   #7
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Looks the same as mine.
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31 Jul 2011   #8
TechMan1975

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi,

In order to fix this, you have to delete the actual task XML file that contains the task settings, then rerun the Task Scheduler to confirm that the error is gone, then import a non-corrupted version of the task back into the Task Scheduler.
Most of the work you have to do is to locate the task file in question.
The task files are located in C:\Windows\System32\Tasks.
If you try to open the task folder, you might get a UAC prompt asking you for permission to access the folder, this is OK, just click continue to access the folder.
In my case, the corrupt task was "Microsoft-Windows-DiskDiagnosticDataCollector".
This was a Microsoft task, therefore I had to go into the C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\DiskDiagnostic folder to locate the actual task xml file,
which was named "Microsoft-Windows-DiskDiagnosticDataCollector".

Once you have located the task file, close the task scheduler, back up the corrupted task file to any location of your choice, then delete it, then open the task scheduler to confirm that the error has gone.

What you now need to do is to export the non-corrupted task from another computer or virtual machine, and import it into the task scheduler.
To export the task in question from another computer, follow these steps.

1. Open the Task Scheduler, then drill down into the task in question, then right-click on the task and select "Export...".
2. Save the exported XML file to a location of your choosing, then copy it over to the affected computer.
3. Once you are back on the affected computer, make sure that the task scheduler is closed, then you need to run the task scheduler as an Administrator.
4. To run the task scheduler as an Administrator, click Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools, then locate "Task Scheduler", right-click it and select "Run as Administrator".
5. Once the task scheduler is open, drill down to the folder where the task is supposed to be located, right-click on a blank portion of the window, and select "Import Task...".
6. Once you have imported the task, a "Create task" window will open as shown below, just click OK to it.
7. The task should then be successfully imported, you can then close the task scheduler, and the problem should be fully resolved.
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31 Jul 2011   #9
Mcd73165

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Hi. I've encountered this problem in the past when I've made a registry restoration from a registry backup program called ERUNT. In my case, a System Restore corrected the Task Scheduler corrupted task images problem. I have only encountered this problem with Windows 7.
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