Task Scheduler is a tool that allows you to create and run tasks automatically. It is available on all versions of Windows systems, it helps you schedule automated tasks that run your programs or scripts at a specific time. You created a new task in Windows Task Scheduler to execute at a specific point. The status is Ready, but the task doesn’t run. But then, you get the error message 0x41303. In this guide, you will learn some of the “Task Scheduler Errors and Success Codes: What does the Error Code 0x41301 Mean?”. Here are some related guides: Learn how to Run, Edit, and Delete Tasks via Task Scheduler in Windows, how to fix Failed to create a new scheduled task name, and how to Export and Import Scheduled Tasks in Windows.
Why was the Code 0x41301 Prompted?
If you ever wonder what this code as shown below means. This simply means the task is currently running. I know there is no log output and you might be wondering what is happening in the background. Here is an exciting article: Wbadmin Email Alerts: How to monitor Windows server backup via PowerShell script.
When you launch the Task Manager or Process Explorer from SysInternals, you will see the program running. (process). See the link for more on SysInternals Process Explorer and the image below.
As you can see from the Task Scheduler Event Log. The task was completed without errors.
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Task Scheduler Errors and Success Codes
For other task schedule success and error messages, see below
|SCHED_S_TASK_READY||0x00041300||The task is ready to run at its next scheduled time.|
|SCHED_S_TASK_RUNNING||0x00041301||The task is currently running|
|SCHED_S_TASK_DISABLED||0x00041302||The task will not run at the scheduled times because it has been disabled.|
|SCHED_S_TASK_HAS_NOT_RUN||0x00041303||The task has not yet run|
|SCHED_S_TASK_NO_MORE_RUNS||0x00041304||There are no more runs scheduled for this task|
|SCHED_S_TASK_NOT_SCHEDULED||0x00041305||One or more of the properties that are needed to run this task on a schedule have not been set.|
|SCHED_S_TASK_TERMINATED||0x00041306||The last run of the task was terminated by the user.|
|SCHED_S_TASK_NO_VALID_TRIGGERS||0x00041307||Either the task has no triggers or the existing triggers are disabled or not set.|
|SCHED_S_EVENT_TRIGGER||0x00041308||Event triggers do not have set run times|
|SCHED_E_TASK_NOT_READY||0x8004130A||One or more of the properties required to run this task have not been set.|
|SCHED_E_TRIGGER_NOT_FOUND||0x80041309||A task’s trigger is not found|
|SCHED_E_TASK_NOT_RUNNING||0x8004130B||There is no running instance of the task.|
|SCHED_E_SERVICE_NOT_INSTALLED||0x8004130C||The Task Scheduler service is not installed on this computer.|
|SCHED_E_CANNOT_OPEN_TASK||0x8004130D||The task object could not be opened|
|SCHED_E_INVALID_TASK||0x8004130E||The object is either an invalid task object or is not a task object.|
|SCHED_E_ACCOUNT_INFORMATION_NOT_SET||0x8004130F||No account information could be found in the Task Scheduler security database for the task indicated.|
|SCHED_E_ACCOUNT_NAME_NOT_FOUND||0x80041310||Unable to establish existence of the account specified|
|SCHED_E_ACCOUNT_DBASE_CORRUPT||0x80041311||Unable to establish the existence of the account specified|
|SCHED_E_NO_SECURITY_SERVICES||0x80041312||Task Scheduler security services are available only on Windows NT.|
|SCHED_E_UNKNOWN_OBJECT_VERSION||0x80041313||The task object version is either unsupported or invalid.|
|SCHED_E_UNSUPPORTED_ACCOUNT_OPTION||0x80041314||The task has been configured with an unsupported combination of account settings and run time options.|
|SCHED_E_SERVICE_NOT_RUNNING||0x80041315||The Task Scheduler Service is not running.|
|SCHED_E_UNEXPECTEDNODE||0x80041316||The task XML contains an unexpected node.|
|SCHED_E_NAMESPACE||0x80041317||The task XML contains an element or attribute from an unexpected namespace.|
|SCHED_E_INVALIDVALUE||0x80041318||The task XML contains a value which is incorrectly formatted or out of range.|
|SCHED_E_MISSINGNODE||0x80041319||The task XML is missing a required element or attribute|
|SCHED_E_MALFORMEDXML||0x8004131A||The task XML is malformed|
|SCHED_S_SOME_TRIGGERS_FAILED||0x0004131B||The task is registered, but not all specified triggers will start the task.|
|SCHED_S_BATCH_LOGON_PROBLEM||0x0004131C||The task is registered, but may fail to start. Batch logon privilege needs to be enabled for the task principal.|
|SCHED_E_TOO_MANY_NODES||0x8004131D||The task XML contains too many nodes of the same type.|
|SCHED_E_PAST_END_BOUNDARY||0x8004131E||The task cannot be started after the trigger end boundary.|
|SCHED_E_ALREADY_RUNNING||0x8004131F||An instance of this task is already running.|
|SCHED_E_USER_NOT_LOGGED_ON||0x80041320||The task will not run because the user is not logged on.|
|SCHED_E_INVALID_TASK_HASH||0x80041321||The task image is corrupt or has been tampered with.|
|SCHED_E_SERVICE_NOT_AVAILABLE||0x80041322||The Task Scheduler service is not available.|
|SCHED_E_SERVICE_TOO_BUSY||0x80041323||The Task Scheduler service is too busy to handle your request. Please try again later.|
|SCHED_E_TASK_ATTEMPTED:||0x80041324||The Task Scheduler service attempted to run the task, but the task did not run due to one of the constraints in the task definition.|
|SCHED_E_START_ON_DEMAND||0x80041328||The task settings do not allow the task to start on demand|
|SCHED_S_TASK_QUEUED||0x00041325||The Scheduler service has asked the task to run.|
|SCHED_E_TASK_DISABLED||0x80041326||The task is disabled|
|SCHED_E_TASK_NOT_V1_COMPAT||0x80041327||The task has properties that are not compatible with earlier versions of Windows.|
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