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Since a few days I have the above error message flooding my trace logs. I noticed that my Workflow timer job is stuck on "initialized". Any idea how I can determine which workflow is causing this issue?

I tried increasing the logging level, there is also nothing to see in the eventlogs on the server.

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A running workflow wanted to get information from an account that did not exist anymore. I was able to solve this by cancelling the workflow and then running

stsadm -o migrateuser -oldlogin domain\olduser -newlogin domain\newuser -ignoresidhistory

to change the old login in all content databases to the new login. See for more info.

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Solved my issue also. Thanks a ton! – neo269 Feb 1 '12 at 8:54

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