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Scheduled tasks

Wwhen I try to set some tasks, the error message' error Ox800700005. Access is denied. MS support offers a 'workaround', referring me to start/run/gpedit.msc but that can't be found, nor can I find it through Search.
I have XP with SP2. Any suggestions/solutions?
David

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David, Which Tasks? And....

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...EXACTLY when do you see the error? Are you accessing the 'Windows Scheduled Tasks" from the Control Panel, then using the Scheduled Task Wizard to create the task? At what point does the error come up?

That error frequently occurs when you don't have the correct permissions to access a program. Are you doing this as an administrator log in?

Hope this helps and let us know more.

Grif

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Task manager

In reply to: David, Which Tasks? And....

Ad-aware SE Personal, SpyDoctor

>>>Are you accessing the 'Windows Scheduled Tasks" from the Control Panel, then using the Scheduled Task Wizard tocreate the task?

Yes
Thanks Grif
>>At what point does the error come up?
-AFter the message 'Your have successfully scheduled Ad-Aware Personal, I click 'Finish' and then the error message 'New tasks created but may not run becuase account information could not be set. Error...' etc as from previous post.

I have no idea what this means!

>> Are you doing this as an administrator log in?
- As owner
David

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Also to add to Grifs comments

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some tasks won't run unless the user is logged on with a password. I believe this has been documented..at least for some Symantec programs.

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I had the same problem.

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I had to go to user accounts, create a password, sign in with the password. Then when I created a scheduled task and I entered the password, the task would run. I don't think a "Scheduled Task" will run in XP unless you use a password.

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(NT) (NT) That did the trick! Thanks!!

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