A timer service is a scheduled task management service installed on every SharePoint server in the farm.

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Timer job status

I am trying to figure out why SharePoint does not send notifications every once in a while. I seem to find myself restarting the "Windows SharePoint Services Timer" on the server and then all of a ...
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Start a workflow programatically without waiting for the SP Timer Service

I'm trying to start a workflow programmatically at the end of another workflow. Everything works fine, except that the new workflow is not started immediately, but queued for execution. This is how I ...
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Workflows stuck on starting Sharepoint 2010

We have an issue with a list that has some custom workflows we have created in SharePoint Designer. Each list item has 3 workflows attached to them, but the workflows just seem to sit at a ...
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Strange Datetime behaivour

I have a problem with an Event Rechiver. During ItemAdding() i set some datetime afterproperties. This is triggered in 2 ways. 1: When a user create a new list item. 2: When a scheduled job created ...
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SharePoint 2010 Health Analyzer: The timer service failed to recycle, Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Usage Data Import takes longer time

We have two WFEs on the SharePoint 2010 farm and running on Aug'11 CU("14.0.6109.5002"), have noticed that the timer job - Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Usage Data Import takes longer time to ...
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Timer Service not stopping / Upgrade not possible

it all started with the fact, that the SP 2010 did not send any alerts. I found out, that the timerjob was the problem. It seemed impossible to recycle anymore and I even could not stop it, without ...
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What circumstances would cause most timer jobs to run on the wrong server?

A customer has encountered a situation whose source I can't figure out. Consequently, it's not too easy to figure out how to restore the configuration to health. The customer's configuration is a ...
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SP2010 Timer Jobs Scheduled on multiple WFE

At some point within the past 24 hours we've experienced timer jobs now being scheduled to run on both WFEs per execution cycle. None of these jobs have been modified recently; most haven't been ...
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OWSTimer (Sharepoint workflows) only using 1 core

I'm using Workflows in Sharepoint 2010 (on-prem) to run actions for a project that I'm working on. The workflows are executed every minute through use of the Sharepoint Timer service (OWSTimer). The ...
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Why Sharepoint Timer Service is making Pc slow?

Currently Sharepoint Timer Service is stopped in my Pc and the Pc is running perfectly but when i start Sharepoint Timer Service at the time of Development, at that time it is making my Pc very slow ...