You are currently offline, waiting for your internet to reconnect

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

This article was previously published under Q227404
This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
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.
7000 7009
Properties

Article ID: 227404 - Last Review: 12/05/2015 14:01:59 - Revision: 3.1

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0

  • kbnosurvey kbarchive kbenv kberrmsg kbprb KB227404
Feedback