Product:Windows Operating System
Event ID:7000
Source:Service Control Manager
Message:The %1 service failed to start due to the following error:

Service Control Manager (SCM) could not start the specified service, probably because the service is not configured correctly.

User Action

Do one or all of the following:

  • Review the error information displayed in the message.
  • Verify that the service password has not expired.
  • Verify that the service is in the correct location.
  • Verify that the service is not infected with a virus.
  • To display the WIN32_EXIT_CODE error that SCM encountered when trying to start the program, at the command prompt, type
    sc query service name
    The information displayed can help you troubleshoot possible causes for the error.

    If the WIN32_EXIT_CODE is zero, then SCM did not attempt to start the service because the error was detected first.

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