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On a Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise server, the event log is reporting event id 7036 "The Application Experience service entered the stopped state" and then later that it has started. This occurs approximately once an hour every day.

Based on all the documentation I can find on this service (aelookupsvc.exe) it used for 32bit / 64bit application compatibility. Lookups in Microsoft's compatibility database etc.

Is there someway I can determine what is prompting it to start and stop? I understand that as a manual service it will start/stop when needed, but I need to gather evidence as to what is causing it to start / stop.


Thank you

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If it helps at all the server is HP DL380 G7 running HP System Management Homepage –  floyd Jun 11 '12 at 18:23

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