Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

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

Posted on 2003-11-17
9
Medium Priority
?
7,538 Views
Last Modified: 2011-08-18
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?
0
Comment
Question by:Quetzal
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
9 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Mr_Skinny
ID: 9766187
0
 
LVL 11

Author Comment

by:Quetzal
ID: 9766224
That ref has nothing to do with winxp and IE 6.  I can do a google search.  But it yields nothing useful.
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 9766238
DId you try this one from JSI

http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBM/tip6200/rh6272.htm

Sunray
0
Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 9766239
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
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;306084 

HOW TO: Start the System Restore Tool from a Command Prompt in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=304449

HOW TO: Start Your Computer by Using the Last Known Good Configuration Feature in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307852&sd=tech

Sunray
0
 
LVL 11

Author Comment

by:Quetzal
ID: 9766356
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.
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 9766365
I just confirmed from my comment whether you had followed the same JSI faq

Sunray
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 9766378
Quetzal,

Also check this

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308558

Thanks,
Sunray
0
 
LVL 11

Author Comment

by:Quetzal
ID: 9775423
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.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
PashaMod earned 0 total points
ID: 9798102
Question closed and points refunded

PashaMod
CS Moderator
0

Featured Post

New benefit for Premium Members - Upgrade now!

Ready to get started with anonymous questions today? It's easy! Learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Migration of Exchange mailbox can be done with the ExProfre.exe tool. But at times, when the ExProfre.exe tool migrates the Exchange Server user profile, it results in numerous synchronization problems. Synchronization error messages appear in the e…
Issue: Unstable cursor in Windows XP and Windows runs extremely slow in that any click will bring up the Hour glass (sometimes for several seconds before giving you what you want) . Troubleshooting Process and the FINAL FIX: This issue see…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Add bar graphs to Access queries using Unicode block characters. Graphs appear on every record in the color you want. Give life to numbers. Hopes this gives you ideas on visualizing your data in new ways ~ Create a calculated field in a query: …

721 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question