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Windows 7: Enabling Task Scheduler?

05 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 7
Enabling Task Scheduler?


I recently downloaded SetteMaxer from SetteMaxer for Windows 7 in an attempt to optimize win7, but in the process it disabled Task Scheduler. I now wants to defrag my hard drive, but windows defrag won't run with task scheduler disabled.... I tried to manually turn task scheduler back on using the services menu but all options to start task scheduler is grayed out.... So can someone help me out? seems like i might have to edit the registry, but I have no clue what keys to look for... Thanks, any help is appreciated!

I'm runing Windows 7 64bit.

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05 Feb 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Dawgz,

You might be able to do a System Restore using a restore point dated before you downloaded and installed SetteMaxer to see if that may fix it for you.

Hope this helps,
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05 Feb 2009   #3

XP pro, Win7 Ultimate x86


I'll just quote myself from that thread: HELP:SetteMaxer 0.5: Tweak and Optimize Windows 7 SetteMaxer 0.5

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by killercat View Post
1) navigate to HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Schedule
2) change Start to 2
3) reboot

Should do the trick :)

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05 Feb 2009   #4

Windows 7

thanks killercat! it worked awesomely! and thanks for all the quick replies!
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