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Windows 7: task scheduler won't start!

01 Jan 2010   #1
freiheit59

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
task scheduler won't start!

Dear Helper

I wanted to make disk defragment to the drive C. but a dialog box tells me that the task scheduler is disabled. I tride to enable it but evey thing is gray. my os is win7 ultimate-64bit. so if there is any tip to fix this problem?

Thanks in advance




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01 Jan 2010   #2
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Have you checked in Services to see if the service has started?
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01 Jan 2010   #3
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hi, Welcome to SF,

The reason your getting this error is because Task Scheduler is not running under Services. It is quite possible that one of the reason could be that Windows Event Log Service,Remote Procedure Call(RPC), DCOM Server Process Launcher is not Running.

To Start these Services

1, Go To Start > under search Type services.msc
2, Now Look for Task Scheduler, Windows Event Log, Remote Procedure Call(RPC), DCOM Server Process Launcher
3, If you double click on it now can go to its properties
4, Make sure the Start up type is set to Automatic and start the service
5, Once you do it for all those service reboot you system then try it

Hope this helps
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01 Jan 2010   #4
freiheit59

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Have you checked in Services to see if the service has started?
sure I tride to ebble it from Services but no success because the property boxes are gray as you see in my attached picture!

I appreciate your quick replay


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01 Jan 2010   #5
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Well mine is the same, i even logged with built-in admin account and same thing.
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01 Jan 2010   #6
freiheit59

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
sorry dosn't help

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
Hi, Welcome to SF,

The reason your getting this error is because Task Scheduler is not running under Services. It is quite possible that one of the reason could be that Windows Event Log Service,Remote Procedure Call(RPC), DCOM Server Process Launcher is not Running.

To Start these Services

1, Go To Start > under search Type services.msc
2, Now Look for Task Scheduler, Windows Event Log, Remote Procedure Call(RPC), DCOM Server Process Launcher
3, If you double click on it now can go to its properties
4, Make sure the Start up type is set to Automatic and start the service
5, Once you do it for all those service reboot you system then try it

Hope this helps
Dear Helper

Remote Procedure Call(RPC), DCOM Server Process Launcher. I turn it to Automatic but no change.

Thanks for supporting me

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01 Jan 2010   #7
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

I think i got it.

HKLM >System>CurrentcontrolSet>Services>Schedule

Modify the Value from 2 to 3 of "Start" string.

Reboot and you should have no more greyout. This should stop the service and set to manual start. And will allow u to Start it.

If it works, rep+ me pls.

I hope what you tried with the other attempts hasn't done anything to the registry to offset this lol.

Edit: The startup Type remained greyed out, however you should be able to Start the services now.
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01 Jan 2010   #8
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

I have checked XP and they don't have this reg called "ServiceSidType", so i deleted it, i also change values for "Type" to 10. This has still not allowed the Start Up type to be changed.
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01 Jan 2010   #9
freiheit59

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
You are Great

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
I think i got it.

HKLM >System>CurrentcontrolSet>Services>Schedule

Modify the Value from 2 to 3 of "Start" string.

Reboot and you should have no more greyout. This should stop the service and set to manual start. And will allow u to Start it.

If it works, rep+ me pls.

I hope what you tried with the other attempts hasn't done anything to the registry to offset this lol.
Dear aem
You showed me the right solution. I fund in the value box 4 and I change it to 3 as you sead. I defragmented the drive c successfully.
I appreciate your support and wish you good luck in this new year.
I hope you accept this small gift when you click this link and click on the black space flower_garden.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)

Best regards
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01 Jan 2010   #10
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Hehehe very nice, thanks.

All the best for the new year too.
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