Enables a user to configure and schedule automated tasks on your computer. The service also hosts multiple Windows system-critical tasks. If this service is stopped or disabled, these tasks will not be run at their scheduled times. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
|Windows 10 edition||1507||1511||1607||1703|
|Display name:||Task Scheduler|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
The Task Scheduler service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Task Scheduler fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Schedule service has failed to start.
Task Scheduler is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:
If Task Scheduler is stopped, the Natural Authentication service fails to start and initialize.
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreTaskSchedulerWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.
3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.
4. Restart the computer to save changes.
Note. Make sure that the
schedsvc.dll file exists in the
%WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.