One reason can be that the task logon user is different to the pc logged in user? If you just created a new (technical) user account for the scheduled task you have first to login with this user account. After login start Excel for the first time and fill out the MS Excel user information dialog like user name and initials
Now try to execute the batch job manually. If this runs well you can logoff the scheduled task are working now.
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I've tried to re-set the user & password on the windows task manger, but the problem is still present.
the problem is that on a PC with no user logged in (log off status), the batch script (managed by the windows task manager program) is executed, but the flowheater batch program produces an error: "MS Excel coud not be startet. One reason can be, Excel is not installed on this computer?"
Windows XP (Italian) and Office/Excel 2007 (English)
All 3 test scenarios run well from a scheduled windows task and no user is logged in on the PC. This time I don’t know what the problem can be
Please try the follows
Verify the user account is really the user account you want (e.g. Domain user / local user)
Grants the user admin rights
Create the registry entry "ExcelLanguage" under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE instead of HKEY_CURRENT_USER. For more info’s have a look to the
release notes for version 1.2.4
. After this check the FlowHeater Version, you need the Version 1.2.4 or higher.