How to Troubleshoot: Taskeng.exe Keeps Popping Up Randomly on Windows PC

Taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine) is a system file in Windows 10/8/7 operating systems. It is not a virus if it is located in the System32 folder. The legitimate file is responsible for keeping track of tasks to be executed at the time specified by the user. However, many attackers use this file or misuse its name to infect your computer.

If the file is in another folder, it may be malware and you should have it scanned. If the Taskeng.exe popup appears on your computer all the time, you should pay attention to several things. read more

How to Repair Windows Time Service Won’t Start in Windows 10

The Windows Time Service (W32Time) is a time synchronization service provided by Microsoft for Windows that automatically synchronizes the correct time for your system. The time is synchronized through a Network Time Protocol (NTP) server, such as time.windows.com. Every PC running the Windows Time Service uses this service to get the correct time on your system.

What causes the Windows Time Service not to start?

  • Missing Windows time service
  • Faulty Windows time service, etc.
  • A faulty system file associated with the Windows Time Service.

Normally, the Windows Time Service starts automatically when you start Windows, but it may not start due to an error or malfunction. Even if the Windows Time Service is not configured to start automatically, this problem may occur. read more