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Windows 7: task scheduler won't start!

01 Jan 2010   #11
freiheit59

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
sorry to disturb you again

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Hehehe very nice, thanks.

All the best for the new year too.
Dear aem

I went pack to Services to make sure that the property of task scheduler still ok.
I've been shockd when I fund it greyout again! I went to regedit. the value is 3 that means it's ok. So what do you think, is the problem still existing?

So sorry to tell that

Best regards




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01 Jan 2010   #12
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Yeh i editted my post to say unabled to change the type of Startup. lol, thought you went off ..

So what is the status of the Task Schedule in Service now?
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01 Jan 2010   #13
freiheit59

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
As you see!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Yeh i editted my post to say unabled to change the type of Startup. lol, thought you went off ..

So what is the status of the Task Schedule in Service now?
Dear aem

the status now is-started.manual. what abut if I want to disable it again?
* I attached a thumbnail.

many thanks for quick replay

best rgards


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01 Jan 2010   #14
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Ok and you need to be Automatic startup type right?

In Registry, change Start to 2 and Type 20. Previously i thought you have trouble starting so 3 would just to Stop and manual start (from memory).

As for the ability to change the Startup type at will/ or live. Have not gotten that to work myself.
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01 Jan 2010   #15
freiheit59

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
Some questions

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Ok and you need to be Automatic startup type right?

In Registry, change Start to 2 and Type 20. Previously i thought you have trouble starting so 3 would just to Stop and manual start (from memory).

As for the ability to change the Startup type at will/ or live. Have not gotten that to work myself.
Dear aem

you've added to my knowledge quite important comp-tips. concerning this problem every thing is clear now. my questions are- is this the only way to put the task scheduler in different moods-manual, automatic and disable? or could you show me the way to change them at services in the property it self with out to edit the registry values?

best regards
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01 Jan 2010   #16
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Having played around with the Schedule regsitry, i've only found the ability to stop the service, which allows you to go into services and Start it again. Once the service is started, it's locked out. The only other things i can suggest is rebuilt the Schedule registry, thru the importing another from another machine that doesn't have the service greyed out. You can even mimic the setting (not neccessary import). OR mimic XP's Schedule registry valuae. These i have not done but i'm sure is worth a go if you know what you are doing.

If someone can check their Service for Task Scheduler, and if it's not greyed out. let me know am i'll be more than willing to mess with my registry.
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02 Jan 2010   #17
freiheit59

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
Good job

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Having played around with the Schedule regsitry, i've only found the ability to stop the service, which allows you to go into services and Start it again. Once the service is started, it's locked out. The only other things i can suggest is rebuilt the Schedule registry, thru the importing another from another machine that doesn't have the service greyed out. You can even mimic the setting (not neccessary import). OR mimic XP's Schedule registry valuae. These i have not done but i'm sure is worth a go if you know what you are doing.

If someone can check their Service for Task Scheduler, and if it's not greyed out. let me know am i'll be more than willing to mess with my registry.
Drear aem
Good morning. I'm going to check up if I could mange that.
Thanks s a lot and we keep in touch.
My best regarding
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03 Jan 2010   #18
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Well i have bit the bullet and replaced my W7 Schedule registry wholely with my Xp Sp3's. Or you could even do your Xp's so long as it's not greyed out.

If you are game enough to do it, here are my Xp Sp3 Schedule reg.

Note: Before you attempt to do the replacement, pls export your existing registry with the Export option. I am not responsible for anything that goes wrong with your system.

Steps:

1) Go to your Schedule Registry

HKLM > System > CurrentControlSet > Services> Schedule.

2) Hightlight ALL of the contents on the right hand side pane. Then Right-click and Delete. All should be gone except for (Default) which canont be deleted.

3) Locate the reg that you have downloaded (mine), right-click, and merge. Accept all yes, and that'll do the merge, only with this, you are putting all the Xp Schedule reg details into the w7's.

Logoff and re-logon, and see if it the Start up menu is no longer greyed out.

Note   Note
Should you find that you cannot Start the service after reboot. Locate your exported W7 Schedule which you have done prior to the above steps, right-click it and then merge.
Note   Note
After rebooting, the service should be started.

Mine worked.


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03 Jan 2010   #19
freiheit59

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
Excellent

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Well i have bit the bullet and replaced my W7 Schedule registry wholely with my Xp Sp3's. Or you could even do your Xp's so long as it's not greyed out.

If you are game enough to do it, here are my Xp Sp3 Schedule reg.

Note: Before you attempt to do the replacement, pls export your existing registry with the Export option. I am not responsible for anything that goes wrong with your system.

Steps:

1) Go to your Schedule Registry

HKLM > System > CurrentControlSet > Services> Schedule.

2) Hightlight ALL of the contents on the right hand side pane. Then Right-click and Delete. All should be gone except for (Default) which canont be deleted.

3) Locate the reg that you have downloaded (mine), right-click, and merge. Accept all yes, and that'll do the merge, only with this, you are putting all the Xp Schedule reg details into the w7's.

Logoff and re-logon, and see if it the Start up menu is no longer greyed out.

Mine worked.
Dear aem
You did a lot for me and only the word (thank you) would not describe my feeling. I"m going to download the attached reg file and try my best.

greeting and wish you happy days
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03 Jan 2010   #20
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

I just just made an note, in my last post (about not able to start after reboot). So pls read that also.
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