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Task scheduler fails with 2147943726 if Do not store password is unchecked

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Task scheduler fails with 2147943726 if Do not store password is unchecked

Post by mikeprince »

I have been trying lots of things to sort this, but to no avail. This is using the latest version of SyncBack Pro on Windows 10 Pro.

My scheduled tasks do not run. I got a new PC a little while ago and I think they have probably never run on this, whereas for years with seemingly the same setup and account on a different PC I had no issues. The task scheduler gives "Task Scheduler failed to start "\2BrightSparks\SyncBackProx64\MIKE-SP4-mike\SyncBackPro Test" task for user "MIKE-SP4\mike". Additional Data: Error Value: 2147943726". My machine is MIKE-SP4 and account is an Administrator and Microsoft account (identified by email address but correctly shown without the domain here).

I have set up a simple new profile to test and get the same error. Similary if I run it directly from Task Scheduler. If I edit the task directly via Task Scheduler and check "Do not store password" it does however run correctly. Similarly if I have the task set to "Run only when user is logged on" it works. The password I enter after changing the task is correct: an invalid one is not accepted at this point anyway. If I change the user to SYSTEM the task also runs. I wondered whether this suggests that there must be some privilege my account is lacking, but I have been through everything at ... uler-fails, as well as many discussions elsewhere, and all seems fine.

I realise this isn't directly a SyncBack problem, but since SyncBack does not allow "Do not store password" to be checked (it is greyed out), and clears it if it was, I can't use SyncBack to schedule, or change a schedule, for any profile.
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Re: Task scheduler fails with 2147943726 if Do not store password is unchecked

Post by Swapna »


Please export and send your profile configuration, and the screenshots of ‘General’ and ‘History’ pages from:

Control Panel > Task Scheduler > Task Scheduler Library > 2BrightSparks > SyncBackPro > 'User Name/Computername' > select the task from the centre panel

to [email protected] for assistance.

Thank you.
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