How to Repair “The task image is corrupt or has been tampered with” Error Message

If you get an error message Error code 0x80041321 The task image is corrupt or has been corrupted, it is due to a faulty scheduled backup task. The problem is that the task service checks several things when it schedules a task. If it detects an integrity issue or registry corruption, it marks those tasks as corrupt. The good news is that there is a way to fix this problem.

What causes “The task image is corrupt or has been corrupted”?

This error usually occurs when you try to back up your Windows 7 operating system. If you don’t fix the problem, you won’t be able to get very far because the task scheduler will recognize that the image is corrupt and refuse to do anything with it, causing you to get stuck and the image to become unusable. read more