Start-ScheduledTask : The system cannot find the file specified

by Xavier Dilip Kumar 5. February 2017 21:42


PS D:\> Start-ScheduledTask -TaskName SynchronizeTime

Start-ScheduledTask : The system cannot find the file specified.
At line:1 char:1
+ Start-ScheduledTask Update-MyHelp -Starttings $s
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : ObjectNotFound: (PS_ScheduledTask:Root/Microsoft/…S_ScheduledTask) [Start-ScheduledTask]
   , CimException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : HRESULT 0x80070002,Start-ScheduledTask


I got the above exception while working with Scheduled Task Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell.


Adding TaskPath parameter resolved the issue.

PS D:\> $path = (Get-ScheduledTask SynchronizeTime).TaskPath
PS D:\> Start-ScheduledTask -TaskName SynchronizeTime -TaskPath $path 


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