After you change the Task content type for a SharePoint site collection, you cannot synchronize task items on a newly created Task list

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SYMPTOMS
After you change the Task content type for a SharePoint site collection, you cannot synchronize task items on a newly created Task list. When you try to save the changes, you may receive the following error message:
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Even after you revert to the previous Task content type, synchronization still does not work.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, apply the following hotfix package:
968857 Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Sts.msp): April 28, 2009

Limitation

After you apply the hotfix package, you cannot resolve the issue for the existing site collections. However, this issue will not occur for the new site collections.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Properties

Article ID: 968172 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 19:45:08 - Revision: 1.0

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