Register-ScheduledTask : The parameter is incorrect.


  1. Posts : 36
    windows10
       #1

    Register-ScheduledTask : The parameter is incorrect.


    Code i used:
    Code:
    If (-NOT ([Security.Principal.WindowsPrincipal] [Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent()).IsInRole([Security.Principal.WindowsBuiltInRole]::Administrator))
    {
      # Relaunch as an elevated process
      $User = [Environment]::UserName
      $Script = $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Path
      Start-Process powershell.exe -Verb RunAs "-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned -File `"$PSCommandPath`" `"${User}`""
      Exit
    }
    
    $Action   = New-ScheduledTaskAction -Execute "$PSScriptRoot\LibreWolf-WinUpdater.exe" -Argument "/Scheduled"
    $Settings = New-ScheduledTaskSettingsSet -AllowStartIfOnBatteries -DontStopIfGoingOnBatteries -RunOnlyIfNetworkAvailable
    $4Hours   = New-ScheduledTaskTrigger -Once -At (Get-Date -Minute 0 -Second 0).AddHours(1) -RepetitionInterval (New-TimeSpan -Hours 4)
    $AtLogon  = New-ScheduledTaskTrigger -AtLogOn
    $AtLogon.Delay = 'PT1M'
    $User     = If ($Args[0]) {$Args[0]} Else {[Environment]::UserName}
    
    Register-ScheduledTask -TaskName "LibreWolf WinUpdater ($User)" -Action $Action -Settings $Settings -Trigger $4Hours,$AtLogon -User $User -RunLevel Highest –Force
    Write-Output Done.
    [Console]::ReadKey()
    Result:
    Code:
    Register-ScheduledTask : The parameter is incorrect.
    (23,8):UserId:
    At C:\Program Files\LibreWolf\ScheduledTask-Create.ps1:17 char:1
    + Register-ScheduledTask -TaskName "LibreWolf WinUpdater ($User)" -Acti ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (PS_ScheduledTask:Root/Microsoft/...S_ScheduledTask) [Register-Schedule
       dTask], CimException
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : HRESULT 0x80070057,Register-ScheduledTask
    Why the error? It worked before and it works on my other machine with the same windows version.
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  2. Posts : 762
    Windows 7
       #2

    Your script breaks when passed an username which doesn't exist locally.
    $User = If ($Args[0]) {$Args[0]} Else {[Environment]::UserName
    Code:
    PS C:\Users\GARLIN\Downloads> .\Untitled1.ps1 NOTREALUSER
    Register-ScheduledTask : No mapping between account names and security IDs was done.
    (23,8):UserId:
    At C:\Users\GARLIN\Downloads\Untitled1.ps1:17 char:1
    + Register-ScheduledTask -TaskName "LibreWolf WinUpdater ($User)" -Acti ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (PS_ScheduledTask:Root/Microsoft/...S_ScheduledTask) [Register-ScheduledTask], CimException
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : HRESULT 0x80070534,Register-ScheduledTask
     
    Done.
    Exception calling "ReadKey" with "0" argument(s): "Cannot read keys when either application does not have a console or when console input has been redirected from a file. Try Console.Read."
    At C:\Users\GARLIN\Downloads\Untitled1.ps1:21 char:1
    + [Console]::ReadKey()
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [], MethodInvocationException
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : InvalidOperationException
      My Computer


 

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