"Service Is Not Responding to the Control Function" Starting the Scheduler Service

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SYMPTOMS

If the Task Scheduler service is stopped and you later attempt to start it, you may receive the following error message:
The Service is not responding to the Control Function
More Help is Available by Typing NET HELPMSG 2186

RESOLUTION

To work around this problem, make sure that the Read-Only attribute is not set on the Schedlog.txt file in the %SystemRoot% folder.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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Article ID: 227404 - Last Review: October 30, 2006 - Revision: 3.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
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