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25 Jan 2018   #1

Windows 7-64bit Professional
Display All Running Tasks fails with Task Image is Corrupt ...

My Windows 7-64 Home Premium had multiple corrupted tasks after trying Windows 10 & reverting to Windows 7, months ago. I did not realize that it had corrupted the Task Scheduler. I found Dijji's Repair Tasks, which did a beautiful and easy job of cleaning up all the corrupted tasks. Now when I click on Display All Running Tasks, I get, "The Task Image is Corrupt or has been tampered with." At that point, the Task Scheduler Stops. If I click on Display All Running Tasks again, it displays, "Task Scheduler is not available..." I tried to contact Dijji about the problem, but cannot find a way to reach him. The PC seems to run just fine otherwise, but I would like to correct this error. I have run an elevated sfc /scannow & chkdsk /r and both run error free. MS Malicious Software Removal Tool, MSE Complete Scan, & MalwareBytes Premium scans run error free. Rogue Killer also ran error free. Does anyone have any ideas as to how I can correct this problem, short of a factory restore?

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26 Jan 2018   #2

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Hi Harlon,

couple things,
run KB947821 (SURT) - could take while, go have a cuppa
post the log

or a repair install
NO LOSS of your personal data

Repair Install - Windows 7 Help Forums

Im not really a fan of 3rd party fix\optimiser programs, however having said that theres one called which has a very good reputation, and his own forum too

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26 Jan 2018   #3

Windows 7 HP 64

As Roy suggested, a repair install will reinstall win7 and keep your data and programs, but after Win 10 the register will have a lot of trash.
A clean install takes a lot more time, but is the best solution. Clean Install Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums

Any way, (Clean or Repair install) backup your data on an external drive.
You will have to install all the updates. Use SP2 and the security only updates.
MS releases SP2 for Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums
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18 Apr 2018   #4

Windows 7-64bit Professional

My apologies for being so long in responding to this posting. We had an illness in the family that demanded my attention for about a month or so. I tried your suggestions, but finally went back to Dijji's Repair Tasks, from, and re-ran it. I found that I had missed a step in his procedure on my first try. I did it correctly the second time, and the problem was solved. I definitely suggest that anyone with this problem should take a look at that "third party" fix. It is a superb piece of software! That being said, there were several other problems in my Win 7-64 Home Premium that were caused by reverting from Win 10. I finally came up with the idea of buying an upgrade CD from Win 7-64 Home Premium to Win 7-64 Professional. I bought one for under $30 and installed it right over the original OS. All problems were solved in less than an hour!!! Thanks for all your attempts to help me. I do appreciate it.
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