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A scheduled task may not run after it wakes a Windows Vista-based or a Windows Server 2008-based computer from hibernation

Consider the following scenario:

  • You are running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 on a computer.
  • You create a scheduled task to run at a given time.
  • You configure the scheduled task to wake the computer to run.
  • You put the computer in hibernation (S4).

In this scenario, the computer comes out of hibernation at the expected time. However, the scheduled task may not run as expected.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB956519.

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