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Trying to trigger workflow for Survey got error" Failed to Start(retrying)"

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I created an survey for the department i am working for. I did that at sharepoint designer 2007, then i created workflow and attached that with the survey page, i added conditions and actions when workflow is started upon item is created. But it throws me an error saying" Failed to Start(retrying)".

I dont know what going on , I saw in ablog saying windows sharepoint services 3.0 doesnt support attaching workflow into surveys. I dont know what else can be done to make this possible.

Can you please give me some advices, i am new on this field.

Thank You


Navin Pokhrel

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