You may receive an “0x80070005: Access is denied" error message when you create a scheduled task on a Windows XP-based computer after you install security update 841873


When you create a scheduled task by using Task Scheduler on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer after you install security update 841873, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
0x80070005: Access is denied
For more information security update 841873, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

841873 MS04-022: A vulnerability in Task Scheduler could allow code execution

Note Security update 841873 was issued in security bulletin MS04-022.


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix replaces hotfix 884573.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Arpidfix.exe5.1.2600.277130,72007-Oct-200500:00x86NoneNot Applicable


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


Номер статьи: 904423 — последний просмотр: 9 окт. 2011 г. — редакция: 1

Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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