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 XP edition||without SP||SP1||SP2||SP3|
|Display name:||Task Scheduler|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
If the Task Scheduler fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Schedule service has failed to start.
Task Scheduler will not start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.
1. Select your Windows XP edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreTaskSchedulerWindowsXP.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.
3. Run the downloaded batch file.
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 XP installation media.