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General Information

File Description: Task Scheduler interface DLL  
File Version: 10.0.10130.0 (fbl_impressive.150522-2224)  
Company: Microsoft Corporation  
Product Name: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System  
DLL popularity Very Low - There is no any other DLL in system32 directory that is statically linked to this file.
File Size: 218 KB
Total Number of Exported Functions: 26
Total Number of Exported Functions With Names: 26

Section Headers

Name Virtual Address Raw Data Size % of File Characteristics Section Contains...
.text 0x00001000 100,352 Bytes 45.0% Read, Execute Code
.data 0x0001a000 1,536 Bytes 0.7% Write, Read Initialized Data
.idata 0x0001b000 5,120 Bytes 2.3% Read Initialized Data
.didat 0x0001d000 512 Bytes 0.2% Write, Read Initialized Data
.rsrc 0x0001e000 109,056 Bytes 48.9% Read Initialized Data
.reloc 0x00039000 5,632 Bytes 2.5% Read, Discardable Initialized Data

Static Linking

mstask.dll is statically linked to the following files:


This means that when mstask.dll is loaded, the above files are automatically loaded too. If one of these files is corrupted or missing, mstask.dll won't be loaded.


General Resources Information

Resource Type Number of Items Total Size % of File
Icons 4 73,044 Bytes 32.7%
Animated Icons 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Cursors 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Animated Cursors 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Bitmaps 4 32,082 Bytes 14.4%
AVI Files 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Dialog-Boxes 17 15,364 Bytes 6.9%
HTML Related Files 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Menus 8 1,760 Bytes 0.8%
Strings 260 20,916 Bytes 9.4%
Type Libraries 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Manifest 1 722 Bytes 0.3%
All Others 2 1,176 Bytes 0.5%
Total 296 145,064 Bytes 65.0%

Icons in this file

There are 4 icons stored in this DLL file. You can view all these icons in the following small thumbnail:

Cursors in this file

No cursors found in this file


Dialog-boxes list (up to 1000 dialogs)

In the following section, you can find the captions of dialog-boxes stored in this DLL. The list is currently limited to 1000 dialogs.
ID Dialog Caption
102 Set Password
103 Set Account Information
104 AT Service Account Configuration
105 Select Months
401 Task
402 Schedule
403 Settings
1771 Advanced Schedule Options

String resources in this dll (up to 1000 strings)

String ID String Text
0 Waiting for next scheduled run
1 Running
2 Suspended
3 Last run Aborted
4 Task has not yet run
5 Error, unable to run task
6 Error from last run
32 Normal
64 Idle (lowest)
100 Name
101 Next Run Time
102 Last Run Time
103 Last Result
104 Schedule
105 Status
106 Creator
107 &Stop Using Task Scheduler
108 &Start Using Task Scheduler
109 &Pause Task Scheduler
110 &Continue Task Scheduler
128 High
151 Task
152 The properties for this item are not available.
153 Task Folder
154 Running
155 Task not scheduled
156 Never
157 Disabled
158 At system startup
159 At user logon
160 Trigger disabled
161 Copy of
162 The service is currently stopped. No tasks will run unless the service is started. Do you want to start the service now?
163 The service is currently paused. No tasks will run unless the service is continued. Do you want to continue the service now?
164 The service is starting. Please wait.
165 Multiple schedule times
166 Missed
167 Could not start
168 The scheduled task did not run because an incorrect password or user name was entered.
169 The scheduled task did not run because no user account password was entered.
256 Realtime (highest)
304 MS Shell Dlg
308 Select a Program
309 You will be able to choose the program to schedule
310 Schedule the Task
311 Give your task a name and select how often you would like to perform this task
312 Scheduling a Task
313 You have chosen to schedule a task daily
314 You have chosen to schedule a task weekly
315 You have chosen to schedule a task monthly
316 You have chosen to schedule a task once
317 Enter the name and password to use when running the task
318 Application
319 Version
326 Scheduled Task Wizard
327 The task name may not contain the characters <, >, :, /, \, or |.
328 Programs
329 Select Program to Schedule
330 A task with the name %s already exists. Do you want to replace it?
331 Unable to delete the existing task %s. Choose a different name for the new task.
332 The day of the month to run is set to 31. This day is not valid for the month(s) selected, so the task will not run.
333 The day of the month to run is set to 30, but the only selected month is February. The task will not run.
335 Add Scheduled Task
336 The new task has been created, but may not run because the account information could not be set
337 The new task could not be created
1034 **Multiple tasks selected**
1067 Daily
1068 Weekly
1069 Monthly
1070 every
1071 every other
1072 every third
1073 every fourth
1074 every fifth
1075 every sixth
1076 every twelfth
1077 hours
1078 minutes
1079 first
1080 second
1081 third
1082 fourth
1083 last
1085 Task Scheduler
1090 Run when idle
1091 Run at system startup
1092 Run at power resume
1093 At %s
1094 Every %1!s! %2!s! from %3!s! to %4!s!%0
1095 %1!s! %2!s!, starting %3!s! and ending %4!s!%0
1096 %1!s! %2!s!, starting %3!s!%0
1097 hour(s)
1098 minute(s)
1099 Created by NetScheduleJobAdd.
1100 "%1" (%2) %3 %4 ** WARNING ** %5
1101 "%1" (%2) %3 %4 ** ERROR ** %5
1102 "%1" (%2) Started %3 %4
1103 "%1" (%2) Finished %3 %4 %5
1104 "%1" (%2) Started %3 %4 Started indirectly, through a shortcut; task finish will not be logged.
1105 Unable to start task
1106 Result: %1(%2).
1109 Unable to find a message for exit code
1110 %1!s! on %2!s!%0
1111 every %d days
1112 every day
1114 every %s of every week
1115 every %1!s! of every %2!s! weeks%0
1116 on day %d of every month
1117 on day %1!s! of %2!s!%0
1118 on the %1!s! %2!s! of every month%0
1119 on the %1!s! %2!s! of %3!s!%0
1120 on %1!s! %2!s!%0
1121 on the %1!s! %2!s! of %3!s!%0
1122 Every %1!s! %2!s! from %3!s! for %4!s! %5!s!%0
1123 Trigger has not been set to valid values
1124 on day %d, etc. of every month
1125 on day %1!s!, etc. of %2!s!%0
1126 ERROR:
1127 The Task Scheduler service should not be run from the command line! Use the Scheduled Tasks folder to control the service.
1128 Only one instance of the Task Scheduler service can run at a time!
1129 1281
1130 Run at user logon
1131 Invalid working directory.
1132 The run was not started because the system was not idle
1133 The scheduled run was not started because the system was running on batteries
1134 "Task Scheduler Service" %1 %2 ** Error ** %3
1136 "Task Scheduler Service"
1137 Started at %1 %2
1138 Exited at %1 %2
1139 A critical error prevents the Task Scheduler from starting!
1141 Verify that the directory exists and try again
1142 The task was terminated. This action was initiated either by an administrator or by the Task Scheduler service (because, for example, the computer is now non idle)
1143 The task was forced to close since its execution time exceeded the configured maximum
1144 The task completed with an exit code of
1145 %1. The specific error is: %2: %3 %4.
1146 %1. The specific error is: %2: %3
1147 %1. %2.
1148 %1.
1149 %1. The specific error is: %2: %3 %4.
1150 %1. The specific error is: %2: %3
1151 %1. %2.
1152 %1.
1153 0x%08x
1154 (Unable to find an error message)
1155 Try using the Task page Browse button to locate the application
1156 Verify that the task's Run-as name and password are valid and try again
1157 The attempt to log on to the account associated with the task failed, therefore, the task did not run
1158 The attempt to log on to the AT security account failed; therefore, the AT job did not run
1159 File access is denied
1160 Only Administrators may access files of this type.
1161 The attempt to retrieve account information for the specified task failed; therefore, the task did not run. Either an error occurred, or no account information existed for the task
1162 The attempt to retrieve AT security account information failed; therefore, the AT job did not run.
1163 A failure occurred during service initialization
1164 An error has occurred that will negatively affect the operation of the service
1165 An error has occurred, but it will not prevent the service from running
1166 A reinstallation may correct the problem
1167 Close all applications and restart Windows
1168 If this error persists, please contact your network administrator
1169 Close some applications and try again. It may help to restart Windows
1170 You may want to go to the Settings page and increase the "Stop the scheduled task after" time
1171 Unable to load task
1172 Unable to determine the task exit code
1173 Unable to delete the task
1174 Unable to update the task
1175 Make sure that the Task Scheduler Service is running
1176 Paused at %1 %2
1177 Continued at %1 %2
1178 Some tasks may not have executed at their scheduled times between %1 %2 and %3 %4, either because the Task Scheduler Service was not running, or because the computer was hibernating.
1179 Some tasks did not execute at their scheduled times because the Task Scheduler Service was not running. You can view the list of missed tasks, and attempt to run them again, from within the Scheduled Tasks folder.
1180 Task Scheduler Service
2001 Activates the task
2002 Terminates the task
2003 Removes the selected items and copies them onto the Clipboard
2004 Copies the selected items to the Clipboard. Use Paste to put them in the new location.
2005 Inserts the items you have copied or cut into the selected location.
2006 Deletes the selected items.
2007 Renames the selected item.
2008 Displays the properties of the selected items.
2009 Opens the Create New Task Wizard.
2048 Sorts items alphabetically by Name
2049 Sorts items alphabetically by Schedule
2050 Sorts by Next Run Time
2051 Sorts by Last Run Time
2052 Sorts by Last Exit Code
2054 Sorts items alphabetically by Creator
2096 Contains commands for creating new items
2097 Creates a new empty task
2144 Displays advanced menu options for Task Scheduler.
2145 Quits the Task Scheduler service. None of the scheduled programs will be run.
2146 When paused, temporarily prevents Task Scheduler from running all scheduled programs.
2147 Displays a log of the programs that Task Scheduler has run recently.
2148 Displays Task Scheduler's version number.
2149 Sets account information for all AT Service tasks.
2150 When checked, Task Scheduler will notify you of tasks that did not run.
2151 Toggles display of hidden tasks.
2165 Starts the Task Scheduler service so that scheduled programs will be run.
2166 When continued, Task Scheduler will run all scheduled programs.
3330 New Task.job
3331 New Queue.que
3332 When idle
3333 [ ***** Most recent entry is above this line ***** ]
3400 An error has occurred while attempting to set task account information
3401 Corruption was detected in the Task Scheduler security database
3402 Ensure the account name specified is valid
3403 As a result, the account information for each task in the Tasks folder has been invalidated and will need to be respecified
3404 You do not have permission to perform the requested operation
3405 Ensure the Task Scheduler Service is running, then try again. You can start the service from the Advanced menu in the Scheduled Tasks folder
3406 Verify that the task's parameters are valid and try again
3407 Task Object
3408 Scheduled Tasks
3409 Task Scheduler was unable to open a connection to the Task Scheduler security database
3801 Can not find log viewer %s. Please ensure the viewer name and path are correct.
3802 Unable to query service status.
3803 Unable to stop the service.
3804 Unable to pause the service.
3805 Unable to continue the service
3806 The Schedule service seems to be hung. Do you want to retry?
3807 %s is not a valid task/queue object extension
3808 %s has invalid data
3809 Unable to start the service
3810 Unable to determine AT Service account information
4000 Build version 1.00
4101 Once
4103 Sunday
4104 Monday
4105 Tuesday
4106 Wednesday
4107 Thursday
4108 Friday
4109 Saturday
4111 Programs
4112 Browse
4113 At System Startup
4114 At Logon
4115 <Task not scheduled>
4131 The end date must be later than the start date
4132 The duration must be greater than the repetition interval
4133 An unrecoverable error has occured. Unable to continue
4134 The passwords do not match. Please try again
4135 Insufficient memory to continue. Please close some applications and try again
4136 General page initialization failed
4137 Schedule page initialization failed
4138 Settings page initialization failed
4139 The number in 'Every _ day(s)' must be at least 1
4140 The number in 'Every _ week(s)' must be at least 1
4141 The day of the month cannot be less than 1
4142 The day of the month cannot be greater than 31
4143 Invalid weekly task. Ensure one or more days are checked
4144 Invalid monthly task. Ensure one or more months are checked
4145 The system cannot find the file specified
4146 Access is denied
4147 The time in 'Stop the task if it runs for _' should be greater than zero
4148 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
4149 No account name specified. Please specify an account name
4151 Cannot find a file named '%s'. Try using the Browse button on the Tasks page to locate the application. Application parameters may only appear in the 'Parameters' control.
4152 The day of the month specified does not occur in any of the months specified
4153 The repetition interval cannot be less than 1

COM Classes/Interfaces

There is no type library in this file with COM classes/interfaces information


Exported Functions List

The following functions are exported by this dll:
ConvertAtJobsToTasks DllCanUnloadNow DllGetClassObject
GetNetScheduleAccountInformation NetrJobAdd NetrJobDel
NetrJobEnum NetrJobGetInfo SAGetAccountInformation
SAGetNSAccountInformation SASetAccountInformation SASetNSAccountInformation
SetNetScheduleAccountInformation _ConvertAtJobsToTasks@0 _DllCanUnloadNow@0
_DllGetClassObject@12 _GetNetScheduleAccountInformation@12 _NetrJobAdd@12
_NetrJobDel@12 _NetrJobEnum@20 _NetrJobGetInfo@12
_SAGetAccountInformation@16 _SAGetNSAccountInformation@12 _SASetAccountInformation@20
_SASetNSAccountInformation@12 _SetNetScheduleAccountInformation@12


Imported Functions List

The following functions are imported by this dll: