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Windows 7: Windows Task Scheduler

31 Mar 2012   #1
nxb

windows 7 home x64
 
 
Windows Task Scheduler

I'm trying to run a task every 12 hours, but doesn't seem to work, keeps saying an instance of the task is already running but nothing happens, how do I run it every 12 hours?


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31 Mar 2012   #2
bbearren

7 Ultimate x64/7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Is an instance of the task actually running? Check Task Manager to find out.
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31 Mar 2012   #3
nxb

windows 7 home x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bbearren View Post
Is an instance of the task actually running? Check Task Manager to find out.
Yes there is but does not run and sometimes I get a 0x2 error which I cannot find in the windows task scheduler error list. How can I run the task every 12 hours, can you provide settings?
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31 Mar 2012   #4
bbearren

7 Ultimate x64/7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Will the task run if you launch it directly?
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31 Mar 2012   #5
nxb

windows 7 home x64
 
 

Yes, this task is already running 0x41301.
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31 Mar 2012   #6
bbearren

7 Ultimate x64/7 Home Premium x64
 
 

What is this task? If it can effect system-wide changes it will probably be coded to run only one instance at a given time.
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31 Mar 2012   #7
nxb

windows 7 home x64
 
 

Nothing of that sort, it downloads files for updating via command prompt then zips them into the appropriate folders.
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31 Mar 2012   #8
bbearren

7 Ultimate x64/7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Is it a batch file?
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31 Mar 2012   #9
nxb

windows 7 home x64
 
 

Yes.
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31 Mar 2012   #10
bbearren

7 Ultimate x64/7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Post it here so we can have a bit more to go on.
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