Scheduled Task Error 0x1

KB ID 0001457


While replacing a server, I copied over some scripts, (batch files) the client was using to back up some data. I scheduled them on the new server, but noticed they were finishing with a status of 0x1. (and not actually backing anything up!)

0x1 error scheduled task


Edit the properties of the job > General Tab > Tick “Run with the highest privileges”.

Note: You can also tick “Do not store password. This task will only have access to local computer resources” if the process is only running on this machine.

Scheduled Task Highest Privileges

Actions > Select the Action and edit it > Change the ‘Start In‘ section, so that it points to the folder the script is in > OK >Apply > OK.

Scheduled Task Start In

Rerun the job and it should complete with a 0x0 status (successful).

0x0 scheduled task

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Author: PeteLong

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