Cannot create a task using Windows Vista Task Scheduler RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a Windows Vista Business PC connected to a network.  I cannot create a scheduled task.  I keep getting this message:  "Task Scheduler cannot create the task.  The user account is unknown, the password is incorrect, or the user account does not have permission to create this task."  I can successfully create and run a task when logged on as Administrator.  As Administrator I have given my other user account (I'll call it UserA) administrative rights.  However, when I log on as UserA and try to create the task in Task Scheduler, I get the above message.  I have another computer on the network on which I have done essentially the same thing and it works--I can schedule the task.  The task runs a batch file located on the local PC's desktop that uses the XCOPY command to copy some files on the server to an external hard drive attached to the local PC.   BTW, the server is Windows 2003.  Do you have any clues as to what I am missing?
    Thanks much! 
    Thursday, July 2, 2009 8:45 PM