0x8007007a: The data area passed to a system call is too small

I get this error message when trying to set up a scheduled task by hand.  I've seen a couple refs from Google, best suggestion from JSI FAQ does not fix.  Anyone got a clue?
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QuetzalAuthor Commented:
That ref has nothing to do with winxp and IE 6.  I can do a google search.  But it yields nothing useful.
DId you try this one from JSI


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If this problem occured recently why dont you do system restore and check if that would help

windows xp restore :

HOW TO: Restore the Operating System to a Previous State in Windows XP

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QuetzalAuthor Commented:
Sunray, my initial comment says the JSI FAQ did not help.

This is an XP Pro ugrade from XP HE.  The machine is brand new.
I just confirmed from my comment whether you had followed the same JSI faq


Also check this


QuetzalAuthor Commented:
I just checked this again today and I was able to set up the tasks.  I wonder if the JSI solution didn't time out long enough for the task schedule scavenger to do its thing.

If no objections within 72 hrs, I'm going to close this thread with no resolution needed.
Question closed and points refunded

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