System Shutdown message »

You may have come across the following error message: “The system is shutting down. Please save all work in progress and log off. Any unsaved changes will be lost. This shutdown was initiated by NT Authority\System Time before shutdown: 59,58,57,…. Windows must now restart because the RPC service terminated unexpectedly.” Unfortunately, this is a sign that there is […]

Schtasks.exe Error at Shutdown in Windows Vista »

When you shut down Windows, the following error message appears: Schtasks.exe – Application failed to initialize (0xC0000142). You can click OK or the message disappears by itself and the shutdown process continues. Schtasks.exe is a command line version of the Task Scheduler in Windows Vista. It lets you specify a schedule for the automated execution of commands. Besides the specified […]