Error when launching Task Scheduler

Windows 7 32 bit machine. When I start the Task Scheduler, I get the error: The selected task "{0}" no longer exists. Then when I try to add a scheduled task, I get the same error after putting all the information in and the new task is not there. I went through the Task Scheduler Library and removed the contents of all tasks that give this error (qty 4). I also Disabled then Enabled the Defrag task. None of this worked.
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Emmanuel AdebayoGlobal Windows Infrastructure Engineer - ConsultantCommented:
Hi,

Please check to ensure that Task schedule service is running. If not running, start the service. I was able to resolve my error this way when it happens.

Also, you can check the Microsoft solutions

http://blogs.technet.com/b/asiasupp/archive/2011/03/22/error-message-the-selected-task-quot-0-quot-no-longer-exists-to-see-the-current-tasks-click-refresh.aspx

Regards.
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Pack_FanAuthor Commented:
The Task Schedule service is running. The blog references the step I already performed - removing the tasks that give the error.
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Emmanuel AdebayoGlobal Windows Infrastructure Engineer - ConsultantCommented:
When did you start having the issue? Was there anytime that this was working?

1. Stop the task schedule service
2. Make a backup of the folders below to somewhere
Open up C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\ and C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows
3. Delete the contents of the folders
4. Restart the task schedule

Regards
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Pack_FanAuthor Commented:
By doing steps 1 through 4, what will that do to all the existing schduled tasks? This is a production machine (not a home toy) and I can't afford for it to not boot or operate correctly.
I don't normally add Scheduled Tasks to any of our computers, this is a special case, so I don't know when the issue started. I can add schduled tasks to other machines in our environment with no issues.
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Remotely looked at Scheduled Tasks and it appears that even with the errors I saw when creating the task, it was created and is running properly. Thank you for the help.
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Pack_FanAuthor Commented:
Remotely looked at Scheduled Tasks and it appears that even with the errors I saw when creating the task, it was created and is running properly. Thank you for the help.
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