Timer service terminated unexpectedly error 7031 7024

Errors in the System log

Both errors appeared every 3 minutes.


Well in our particular case a developer asked me to change the owstimer.exe.config file (and restart the timer service) to configure a specific timer job.


In this case, obvious, I think. Replacing the owstimer.exe.config file to its originally settings, which are:

Other causes/solutions:

When I searched the internet for solutions I also found this post by Yorick here. Problem was a missing GUID named folder and the solution recreating that folder. Check his blogpost if my solution did not solve anything for you.

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