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    "Failed to Run" Error After Workflow Task Completion

    Summary
    When a workflow tries to continue after a task is completed, it sometimes fails with the error: "[WorkflowName] failed to run."

    Solution
    • Navigate to Central Administration >System Settings > Manage servers in this farm
    • Identify the server that has the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Workflow Timer Service that is not running the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service
    • Navigate Application Management > Service Applications > Manage services on server
    • Change 'Server' in the top right hand corner to the server identified above
    • Stop the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Workflow Timer Service
    • Run IIS Reset from a SharePoint Management Shell
      • Note: IIS Reset will cause a service outage within the SharePoint farm

    More information on this issue can be found here. 
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