Task Scheduler interface DLL by Microsoft

Remove mstask.dll
Version:   5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2108)
MD5:   a877753315ef3b107e5fbef2b314a5f8
SHA1:   a9751ffefb127b36d2a5061371fe150b17551e55
SHA256:   2e5b0ed41a0c3c1972f1119570bb5843a6d87e5084fc40765aee85a308e72b35
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is mstask.dll?

A Task Scheduler engine performs the actions scheduled through the Task Scheduler. A Task Scheduler engine communicates with the Task Scheduler service to execute tasks. The service creates a task engine to run tasks.

About mstask.dll (from Microsoft)

A task engine starts when a task is run for a specified principal (the security context the task runs under). The Task Scheduler engine manages a queue of tasks that are scheduled to run. A task is pu


File name:mstask.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Task Scheduler interface DLL
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\mstask.dll
File version:5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2108)
Product version:5.1.2600.5512
Size:273 KB (279,552 bytes)
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File packed:No
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Approved shell extensions
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Scheduled Tasks' with CLSID {D6277990-4C6A-11CF-8D87-00AA0060F5BF}
  • 'Tasks Folder Shell Extension' with CLSID {797F1E90-9EDD-11cf-8D8E-00AA0060F5BF}
  • 'Tasks Folder Icon Handler' with CLSID {DD2110F0-9EEF-11cf-8D8E-00AA0060F5BF}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 33.51% of Task Scheduler interface DLL.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 35.80%
Intel 13.23%
Compaq 9.34%
American Megatrends 8.56%
Toshiba 7.00%
Hewlett-Packard 5.84%
Sahara 3.50%
Acer 2.33%
Lenovo 2.33%
Gateway 2.33%
ASUS 2.33%
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