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I had a working msmq on my windows 7 until i got a message in visual studio 2010.

I tried to restart the msmq by bringing it offline and then online again in the Computer management tool but it fails with the following message: "Error: The computer specified cannot be found".

I find this strange, as the compmgmt.msc is pointing to the local machine for its operations.

Anybody an idea on how to solve this?

Best regars, Vincent

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The solution was to reinstall the feature. But be carefull, all created queues will have dissapeared. Please let me know if there is another solution to this – user2126819 Mar 13 '13 at 15:23
Taking MSMQ online/offline is merely to do with it receiving messages or not. It doesn't restart the service at all. – John Breakwell Mar 14 '13 at 9:31
@user2126819, since that solved the problem for you, would you write that up as an answer here and then accept it? – asciiphil Dec 21 '13 at 14:00

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