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A task does not run as expected after you wake a Windows Vista-based computer
Article ID: 930133 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario. On a Windows Vista-based computer, you create a task in Task Scheduler. Then, you enable the Run task as soon as possible after a scheduled start is missed setting for the task. If the computer was turned off when the task was scheduled to run, the task will run as expected when you restart Windows Vista. However, if the computer was in sleep mode when the task was scheduled to run, the task does not run at the scheduled time. Additionally, the task does not run as expected when you wake the computer.
To work around this problem, make sure that the Wake the computer to run this task setting is enabled when you create the task. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 930133 - Last Review: March 15, 2007 - Revision: 1.3