Enables a user to configure and schedule automated tasks on your computer. If this service is stopped, 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 Vista edition||without SP||SP1||SP2|
|Display name:||Task Scheduler|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
Task Scheduler logs on as LocalSystem and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Task Scheduler fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Schedule service has failed to start.
Task Scheduler won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreTaskSchedulerWindowsVista.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 Vista installation media.