All the NS scheduled Tasks in the scheduled tasks are failing to execute in one of the German servers. We are not able to edit the properties or change the schedules.
When you attempt to schedule a task using the Scheduled Task tool in Control Panel, you may receive either of the following error messages:
This behavior occurs because the Protected Storage service is not started or running on the Windows 2000 server.It can also be caused when the Crypto subsystem has become corrupted
NOTE:: The following information was derived from Microsoft KB 246183. The KB Applies to Windows 2000, but it is known to work on Windows 2003
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net start "protected storage"Note 1: If the Crypto subsystem has become corrupted, you may have to back up the following subkey, then delete it, and then restart your computer.
'HKEY_USERS\.Default\Software\Microsoft\Cryptography\Providers\Type 001 'Note 2: If this registry key does not exist, proceed to the next step.
You may be able to carry out this procedure without having to boot into Safe Mode.