Schedule Task Error: General page initialization failed. The specific error is: 0x8007000d: The data is invalid

Sometime Schedule tasks on Microsoft doesn’t run and which checking them from Schedule tasks it give a pop up with following Error

ERROR: General page initialization failed. The specific error is: 0x8007000d: The data is invalid. An error has occurred attempting to retrieve task account information. You may continue editing the task object, but will be unable to change task account information.


Following are the steps to fix this problem/Error

1. Delete the offending “SYSTEM” account tasks in Task Scheduler.

2. Stop the Task Scheduler Service.

3. Delete all files in C:/Documents and Settings/All Users/Application Data/Microsoft/Crypto/RSA/S-1-5-18

4. Restart the service (I’d restart the system).

About: Mike

Milind Koyande loves to work on new technologies specially virtualization and troubleshoot server problems. I’m an avid photographer and love to spend my free time close to nature, trying to capture its glory on my camera.


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