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Vista Task Scheduler Service Can't Be Stopped

Vista Task Scheduler Service Can't Be Stopped

I just noticed that I can no longer start, stop, or restart the Task Scheduler service. When I open a Command window and attempt to stop the service in that fashion, I get an "permission denied" error, even when running as Administrator.

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Guest [Entry]

You should not disable Task Scheduler in Vista or Windows 7. Unlike XP, Vista actually uses Task Scheduler to perform system tasks.
Guest [Entry]

"[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Schedule]
""Start""=dword:00000002

That is almost correct. Set it to 4 and reboot to disable. Some things will not work right such as updates (sometimes). Just re-enable when you go to run updates."