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w2k server task manager problem

We have a windows executable scheduled via task manager to run every Tuesday at 4PM.  If any other windows program is running on that machine, e.g., MS Office, our task "starts" but does not run.  If you close the other apps, the app in question runs to completion.

Any idea what's going on?

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g_johnson
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r-kCommented:
Try scheduling the job via the AT command rather than via the Control panel.
See http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;313565&sd=tech if you need assistance with how to.
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g_johnsonAuthor Commented:
we are testing ...

thank you
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g_johnsonAuthor Commented:
hi r-k,

this didn't solve the problem (i thought it would by NOT using the INTERACTIVE switch, but it didn't).  However, you did teach me something new, and therefore I'm awarding the points.

Thanks,
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r-kCommented:
Hmm.. Thanks for the points.

Does your scheduled task try to create a window?
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g_johnsonAuthor Commented:
well, it's a .Net app that needs to use the form.hide method and that's where it hangs up.  We solved it by using a different methodology in the .Net app.
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r-kCommented:
OK, thanks for the update. Glad it worked out.
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