Solved

Scheduled agent setting file is corrupted

Posted on 2006-07-03
3
3,268 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
Sirs:
     I have a HP x4000 workstation which is running Win XP Pro sp2. This workstation does not have USB 2.0 ports on it so I tried to install a usb 2.0 add on card. The only slots I had left on the system board were the pci 64 bit slots, so I installed the card there, thinking the computer would probably sense and adjust??? When I turned on the system, I got a pop up box in red that stated "Scheduled agent setting file is corrupted" similar to an extreme warning.
What exactly does this mean? I have never before seen it nor do I know what to do to correct it or what else it might effect in the system. I was just ready to deliver this system to a friend so don't want any problems on a fresh install. I have an external DVD recorder hooked to usb so wanted it to run at USB 2.0 speed-what do I do with this?
                                           Thanks
                                           L. Daily
                                           greywolf01 at EE
0
Comment
Question by:greywolf01
  • 2
3 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:greywolf01
Comment Utility
I might add here that a picture of a clock in the system tray icon also came up with the warning which resembles MSI's TV anywhere software called their "Scheduled Recording Agent". I also hace this PCI card installed in the system. I don't know why a card being placed in another slot completely would interfere with this hardware or software-and I might also ask-the 64 bit slots which appear to be longer PCI white slots on the motherboard-can I put a standard PCI card into those and expect it to work?
                                                                   Thanks
           
0
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
Shakti109 earned 500 total points
Comment Utility

First, yes, in general pci-64 slots are compatible with pci-32 cards.

Second, if you installed the MSI TV software that allows you to record TV shows, it keeps a settings file with some basic elements in it. Un-install the software and re-install it and you should be ok.

The problem of that pop-up box and the corrupt settings file is probably not related and is simply a strange convergence of events.

It is possible that by some strange twist of events, that when the USB card was installed, and the OS was installing the drivers, it wrote to a sector on the disk that was near that settings file and it got corrupted, or some other strange event.

0
 

Author Comment

by:greywolf01
Comment Utility
Super! I was pretty much thinking along the same lines and thanks so much for your help!
                                                         greywolf01 at EE
0

Featured Post

Maximize Your Threat Intelligence Reporting

Reporting is one of the most important and least talked about aspects of a world-class threat intelligence program. Here’s how to do it right.

Join & Write a Comment

How to remove superseded packages in windows w60 or w61 installation media (.wim) or online system to prevent unnecessary space. w60 means Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008. w61 means Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. There are various …
Entering a date in Microsoft Access can be tricky. A typo can cause month and day to be shuffled, entering the day only causes an error, as does entering, say, day 31 in June. This article shows how an inputmask supported by code can help the user a…
Viewers will learn how to properly install Eclipse with the necessary JDK, and will take a look at an introductory Java program. Download Eclipse installation zip file: Extract files from zip file: Download and install JDK 8: Open Eclipse and …
In this fifth video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFdetach utility, which is able to list and, more importantly, extract attachments that are embedded in PDF files. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable …

762 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now