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Windows 7: Reading Task Scheduler Status Failed?

11 Nov 2013   #1
scottls59901

Windows 7 Pro (32)
 
 
Reading Task Scheduler Status Failed?

My system kept losing time (15sec a week), so I created a Task to Force Time Sync hourly-
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Time.windows.com was 5sec Slow, so I change service to time.nist.gov (taskbar)-
Time Service was Stopped, so I Started it in Services (delayed start).

Then I noticed I was losing time again (15sec a week), so I went into Admin Tools/Task Scheduler to see status...?
Now Task Scheduler is corrupted (Selected Task 0 No longer exists)-
If I Refresh, I get the same No Read... pop-up warning-
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How do I fix this?


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11 Nov 2013   #2
andrew129260

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

Replace your cmos battery

How to replace the CMOS battery.
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11 Nov 2013   #3
scottls59901

Windows 7 Pro (32)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
Replace your cmos battery

How to replace the CMOS battery.
Setting Time Service to Delayed Start in Services, took care of my losing time on my 2 year old desktop.

My main concern is how to fix my corrupted Task Scheduler?-


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11 Nov 2013   #4
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scottls59901 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
Replace your cmos battery

How to replace the CMOS battery.
Setting Time Service to Delayed Start in Services, took care of my losing time on my 2 year old desktop.

My main concern is how to fix my corrupted Task Scheduler?-
Hi there,

It had happened to me either (but i've since made a reinstall months ago).

It doesn't seems that bad as you can go after task scheduler service is launched, to the tab "Tab Scheduler Library" and see the tasks running.

I suggest also to check if all the tasks in the "Tab Scheduler Library" (first you see, not the expanded ones) match the path they're made for and delete the ones that are obsolete.
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11 Nov 2013   #5
scottls59901

Windows 7 Pro (32)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoN View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scottls59901 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
Replace your cmos battery

How to replace the CMOS battery.
Setting Time Service to Delayed Start in Services, took care of my losing time on my 2 year old desktop.

My main concern is how to fix my corrupted Task Scheduler?-
Hi there,

It had happened to me either (but i've since made a reinstall months ago).

It doesn't seems that bad as you can go after task scheduler service is launched, to the tab "Tab Scheduler Library" and see the tasks running.

I suggest also to check if all the tasks in the "Tab Scheduler Library" (first you see, not the expanded ones) match the path they're made for and delete the ones that are obsolete.
The only task I see in Library, is for CCleaner to skip UAC prompt which is valid (unless corrupted?).
Should I delete this, and reboot...? Or?


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11 Nov 2013   #6
andrew129260

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

I think it is rather unlikely that the Task Scheduler service is corrupted.
To find out, you can do this:

1. Log on under an admin account
2. Press the Windows key + R
3. Type the three letters cmd and press Enter.
4. Type this command and press Enter:
schtasks /Create /SC Minute /ST 00:00 /TN "Test Task" /TR "cmd /c echo %%date%% %%time%% >> ""%UserProfile%\desktop\test.txt"""
(make sure to use the correct number of double quotes. It is 1 before 'cmd', two before '%UserProfile%' and three after 'text')

You will see a message that a scheduled task has been created. If it works then it will write a date stamp into the desktop file "test.txt" once every minute. Does it? If so, your task scheduler service is not corrupted.

To delete all tasks on the pc, run the following under CMD:
schtasks /delete /tn * /f


Sources:

How can I repair a corrupted task scheduler in Windows 7 - Microsoft Community

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../cc721846.aspx

I share this guys response, and it keeps me from typing a lot.


Also, try running SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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13 Nov 2013   #7
scottls59901

Windows 7 Pro (32)
 
 

2-days ago I ran elevated sfc /scannow 2-times (AV disabled), and no file issues... were discovered.

I was hoping that yesterdays Win Updates Might fix it ?- Alas TS is still the same...?
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