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Powershell script will not run correctly when run from Task Scheduler

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I have a script that looks for a specific folder in Outlook, then looks for specific computer names in the subject line.  When it's done it sends me an email of any errors

Because of the problems I was having I send some debugging info to a file.  When I run the script from the Task Scheduler, the subject line is never output to the file which means to me that it never finds the folder.  When I run it via Run or a Powershell window everything is good

The computer names are kept in a txt file
The script is attached, Let me know if you want to see something from the Task Scheduler
clear-host

$computerFoundArray = @()
$computerNotFoundArray = @()
$computerFailedArray = @()

$inputpath = "C:\Bat\Data\computers.txt"
[System.Collections.ArrayList]$computerArray = gc $inputpath

$olFolderInbox = 6
$outlook = new-object -com outlook.application;
$ns = $outlook.GetNameSpace("MAPI");
$inbox = $ns.GetDefaultFolder($olFolderInbox)
$targetfolder = $inbox.Folders | where-object { $_.name -eq "Daily Report" }

$targetfolder.items | foreach {
	foreach ($computer in $computerArray){$debuglog = $debuglog + $_.subject + " = Subject `r`n"
			if($_.subject -match $computer) {
			$computerFoundArray = $computerFoundArray + $computer
		}
	}
	}
foreach ($computer in $computerArray){
	if($computerFoundArray -notcontains $computer){$debuglog = $debuglog + "  " + $computer + " Not Found `r`n"
		$computerNotFoundArray = $computerNotFoundArray + $computer
	}
}

$debuglog | Out-File 'c:\bat\data\debug.txt' -Append
sendDailyJobErrors $computerNotFoundArray
find-missingAcronis
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