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Task Scheduler failed to launch Powershell.exe Error Value 2147942667

Caused by The Scheduled Task Start In folder having quotes around the path.

FIX Remove quotes from Start In (optional):

Fixed, Outlook 2013 64 bit components installation running every time Terminal services

The Problem
Open Outlook 2013 and get the message Installing Microsoft Office 64-bit Components 2013, every time you open it. Occurs on terminal Server 2008R2.

One way to stop this involves installing the Windows Search role feature (under File Services). 
Personally I don't like using the Windows Search feature in Terminal Services since there is nothing of value to search on the local computer. 

The Fix in 5 steps with no-reboot
Install Windows Search from the File Services Role FeatureSet the Index service to index nothing (the default)Once complete, open Outlook once as administratorNow Stop the Windows Search, and set the service to DisabledLog off your test user account, log in and test Outlook
Job done!

What this appears to do is allow the Microsoft Office installation to complete some tasks whcih were dependent on the Windows Search feature that was not running at the time of Microsoft Office installation. 
Once this installation is complete, the service is no longer needed for …