Scan Engine Error: Wordfence could not start a scan because the cron key does not match the saved key.

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Scan Engine Error: Wordfence could not start a scan because the cron key does not match the saved key.
Getting a Wordfence security scan error saying “Scan Engine Error: Wordfence could not start a scan because the cron key does not match the saved key”. This is how to fix Wordfence security scan error.

 

SOLUTION – Scan Engine Error: Wordfence could not start a scan because the cron key does not match the saved key.

Try to follow these steps to fix Wordfence scan problem:

  • Go to wordfence > options
  • Set “Maximum execution time for each scan stage” option to 15 seconds. Save.
  • Try another scan.
  • If you still get a Wordfence security error, go back to the Wordfence “options” page.
  • Set the “Maximum execution time for each scan stage” to a higher value, for example 25, 50, or 75.
  • Try another scan and see if that works.

Scan Engine Error: Wordfence could not start a scan because the cron key does not match the saved key.

 

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