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  • Question

  • I tried to run the disk defragmenter and got the following message:

    Disk defragmenter cannot start because the task scheduler service is

    not running. Start the task scheduler service and try again.

    Saturday, August 17, 2013 2:56 AM

Answers

  • Run Services.msc, find the Task scheduler service, double click on the service and set the starttype to automatic and and start the service.

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    • Proposed as answer by 暁北 Monday, August 19, 2013 4:25 AM
    • Marked as answer by Cloud_TS Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:08 PM
    Saturday, August 17, 2013 7:25 AM

All replies

  • (1) Press windows key and R key together and type

    Services.msc

    and click ok..

    then

    in Services.msc find Windows Event Log and make sure it's set to automatic start and it working

    (2)use sfc /scannow

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833/en-us

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    Saturday, August 17, 2013 4:26 AM
  • Run Services.msc, find the Task scheduler service, double click on the service and set the starttype to automatic and and start the service.

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    • Proposed as answer by 暁北 Monday, August 19, 2013 4:25 AM
    • Marked as answer by Cloud_TS Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:08 PM
    Saturday, August 17, 2013 7:25 AM