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The Task Scheduler MMC snap-in stops responding when you view the history tab of a task that has more than 10,000 history events on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista.
  • The event history for a scheduled task is larger than approximately 10,000 events.

In this scenario, when you view the history tab, the Task Scheduler Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in stops responding.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB974589.

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