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I'm running Windows 7 and have VirutalBox installed. I have an Ubuntu server running in a VM. I would like this VM to start up with the machine and run as a service in the background. You can launch a ...
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How do I stop IIS7.5 starting by default?

I am doing a lot of work using the XAMPP stack, but every time I restart my machine, I have to manually stop IIS before I can start Apache. I can't find a service for IIS to configure not start ...
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I know there are thousands of questions about staring SQL Server, but I can't find the solution to my problem. I can't start it and the log file reads: CREATE FILE encountered operating system error ...
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Can't start SQL Server 2008 - weird path in the log

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I am running a Windows 7 installation, and I want to be able to run an application when there is no user logged in. The reason for this is that my application is a monitoring tool, and we want to be ...
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MS SQL service won't start after power outage (3 Updates)

There was a brief power outage a few days ago where i live, and when i rebooted my Windows 7 computer with MS SQL 2008 R2 on it, everything seems to be working fine, except the MS SQL service wont ...
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Some services refusing to start on Win 7 machine. What could the root cause be?

When I check msconfig, there are no services that are blocked from starting up. When I look in services.msc, the problem services have a start up type of 'Automatic', but have a blank space where ...
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The NetTcpPortSharing service won't start on my Windows 7 installation

The NetTcpPortSharing service won't start on my Windows 7 installation, it says: Windows could not start the NetTcpPortSharing service on Local Computer. Error 2: The system cannot find the file ...
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Diagnostic policy service is not running on windows 7

I have rebuilt my machine 3 times (Windows 7) and upon next boot the network will not connect. (Wirelessly or Wired) If I right click to troubleshoot, I receive the error Diagnostic policy service is ...
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How do you do a keyword search the Services.msc (mmc) window in Windows 7?

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