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OnTaskCreated - Hit or Miss

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 10, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I know this task has been beaten into the ground on numerous threads, but I still have not found an answer: I have an OnTaskCreated activity after my CreateTask activity so that I can grab the newly created task id to include in a custom email.  The problem is that the OnTaskCreated activity fires about 90% of the time, leaving me with no emails being sent the other 10% of the time.  The workflow throws no errors.  The task is created; I see it in the workflow task list.  From what I've come across, it seems like a timer service issue or the workflow is not rehydrating to execute the OnTaskCreated activity.  Has anyone solved this?  Has MS put out a KB or hotfix to fix this? Thanks!

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