When you try to start the Task Scheduler, you receive:
Could not start the Task Scheduler service on Local Computer.
Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.
This error will occur if the %SystemRoot%\Schedlgu.txt file has the Read-Only attribute.
To fix this problem:
1. Open a CMD prompt.
2. Type attrib -r %SystemRoot%\Schedlgu.txt and press Enter.