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Windows Server 2012 R2 scheduled task fails when "Run Whether User is Logged On or Not" is selected

When running a scheduled task either manually or on a schedule on a Windows Server 2012 R2, the scheduled task will get stuck on Running if "Run Whether User is Logged On or Not" is selected

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Windows Server 2012 R2

Scheduled tasks do not have permission to create folders necessary to run task. 

Folders must be created manually using an elevated command prompt.

To open an elevated command prompt:
  1. Click Start
  2. In the search box type in command
  3. Right-click 'Command Prompt' in the search results list
  4. Click 'Run as administrator' from the popup menu
  5. If you are not an administrator of the computer a dialog box will be shown prompting for the administrator password
Create folders named Desktop in directories C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile and C:\Windows\SysWOW64\config\systemprofile\ using the command prompt by running the following commands:
md C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\Desktop and
md C:\Windows\SysWOW64\config\systemprofile\Desktop
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