Event ID 204 — Task Properties

Updated: December 6, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

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Task properties define the settings and conditions for running a task. A task will run if all of its conditions are met after the task is triggered to start. Conditions are divided into three categories: idle conditions, power conditions, and network conditions. The conditions for a task care displayed on the Conditions tab of the Task Properties or the Create Task dialog box in Task Scheduler.

Task settings specify how a task is run, stopped, or deleted. The settings for a task are displayed on the Settings tab of the Task Properties or the Create Task dialog box in Task Scheduler.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 204
Source: Microsoft-Windows-TaskScheduler
Version: 6.0
Symbolic Name: EVENT_RENDER_FAILED
Message: Task Scheduler failed to retrieve the event triggering values for task "%1" . The event will be ignored. Additional Data: Error Value: %2.

Resolve

Fix problems related to Event Log event rendering

The EvtRender function produced an error. For more information about possible error messages and resolutions for the error code, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=92618.

Verify

To verify that the task runs correctly:

1. Click the Start button and type Task Scheduler in the Start Search box.

2. Select the Task Scheduler program to start Task Scheduler.

3. Select the task that you want to run by locating the task in the task folder hierarchy.

4. On the Actions menu click Run. You can also click Run in the Actions pane.

5. Click the History tab to view task events and verify the selected task started successfully.

6. Similarly, verify that the task starts as expected when its defined trigger fires.

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