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OFF2000: Task Scheduler Is Turned On After Installing Office

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This article was previously published under Q221437

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When you upgrade to Office 2000, the Task Scheduler may be started. This occurs even if the Task Scheduler was turned off prior to installing Office.

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This behavior occurs when you install Office and you choose to install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5, or you already have Internet Explorer 5 installed.

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To work around this behavior, turn off the Task Scheduler after you install Office. To do this, follow these steps:
1.Right-click the Task Scheduler icon on the taskbar.
2.Click Open.
3.On the Advanced menu, click Stop Using Task Scheduler.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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Keywords: kbbug, kbnofix, KB221437

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Article Info
Article ID : 221437
Revision : 4
Created on : 1/24/2007
Published on : 1/24/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 391