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Windows server 2003. Windows search service error. Unable to initialize the filter host process

I was trying to install SQL server management studio 2008 on Windows Server 2003 SP2 x86 Standard edition and but I couldn't install it. I got an error saying install "Windows Installer 4.5" so I ...
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Windows 2003: Service executable locked after service has been deleted

When deleting a service on Windows Server 2003 (with SP2) the executable is still locked by Windows until a reboot. Even on older Windows systems (tested with xp) the executable is not locked after a ...
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Access service recovery count

I am looking for a way to access a services' recovery count in Windows 2008 and 2003. From services.msc on the recovery tab you can set actions on first, second and subsequent failures. I would ...
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One of five services sharing an account gets logon failure

We had a recent servercrash due to power failure. Five servers went down instantly (no soft shutdown). After getting the power back, we restarted them and everything works well except that now the ...
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CannotUnloadAppDomainException on Windows Server 2003 with .NET Service

I have a .net Windows Service that starts up and shuts down properly on Windows 7 and Windows 2003 Server. However I have one Windows 2003 Server where I get a CannotUnloadAppDomainException when ...
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Print Spooler service causes slow startup

We have a server that takes ~20mins to start up. Some testing was done, and we were able to determine that it is the print spooler service that is causing the slow down. Not enabling it with ...
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Windows 2003 service: disable message “the memory could not be written”

I have a windows service which throws a memory related error and then restarts. Besides trying to fix the error, which is something I'm working on, I need to know how to disable this annoying message: ...
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How to configure windows apache service to restart without WER on error?

I have an application running on a windows system with Apache 2.2.22 and php 5.3.14 and I'm getting random crashes every couple of hours with the message: Parent: child process exited with status ...
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How can I tell what user account is being used by a service to access a network share on a Windows 2008 server?

I've got a third-party app/service running on a Windows 2003 SP2 server that is trying to fetch something from a network share on Windows 2008 box. Both boxes are members of an AD domain. For some ...
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Change windows group permissions without the sufficient rights in a batch

I wrote a batch file, which creates multiple folders und subfolders in the current directory. The group permission of one folder is also changed. This works on my local workstation with administrator ...
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1answer
145 views

Failing to read mapped drive as a service, but not when run interactively

I have program that reads/writes to a mapped drive. It works properly when accessing the mapped drive if I run it interactively (e.g. double click or command line), however it fails if run as a ...
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How to add SSH key to PuTTY Agent at startup in Windows Server?

I need to add a private SSH key to Putty Agent (pagent.exe) every time a Windows server starts up -- before a user logs on interactively. The key is to be used by a service. If it was a regular user ...
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application trying to use net.exe to map shared folder on different domain

I am a c# developer running in to issues with a program of mine that tries to transfer files on to a shared folder on a computer which is on a different domain. i.e my windows service sits on domain ...
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Deploying C# Windows Service in multiple servers

I've created a C# windows service and its ready to be deployed. I have 215 servers on which this windows service is to be installed. I have to login to each box and deploy the service. Is there an ...
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What's your recommended Service Manager for Windows Server 2003?

I am setting up a Windows Server which will have some non-service apps running all the time. Since I don't want to login everytime just to start the apps, I want to use a Service Manager. Microsoft's ...
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MySQL Start Service

Is it possible to, remotely using MySQL, to start a service on the server, or to run any file? What about FTP, can you tell it to run a file? I ask because a developer I work with has killed apache, ...
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Determine why windows services were deleted - Windows Server 2003

I just ran into a problem where several windows services related to products from entirely different companies were suddenly and inexplicable deleted (just the windows service registration itself - ...
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453 views

Installing memcached on Windows Server 2003

I installed memcached on my dev box which is Windows 7. Everything worked great. Now I want to install on my test server which is Windows Server 2003. I want to run memcached as a Windows service, ...
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Service runs on XP but not in Windows Server 2003

I have a service that uses a certain port and it is for TCP and runs fine in windows xp but starts and immediately stops in server 2003. when launched in server 2003 i get a dialog box that says ...
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Change Windows Service Priority

I have a windows service that needs to run with High Priority. At the end of the day I want to use this script to modify the priority after service startup: Const HIGH = 256 strComputer = "." ...
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Windows Service Limit Crashes Services on Startup

We have developed a custom Windows service in C# as part of a large Enterprise application. Our QA department tests multiple versions of this service. The QA lab has several (over 20) copies of this ...
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247 views

Can I start a Windows Service on another server from the command line?

Can I (How can I) remotely start and stop a Windows Service running on another server from the command line? My server is running Windows Server 2003.
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Restarting windoes 2k3 from the command prompt

I have a windows server 2003 (x64) and I want to restarting it from the command line but when I execute shutdown -r it doesn't work . What am I going to do ?
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High availability for Windows Service under Windows Server 2003

I have a following situation: I need to deploy a windows service that listens for incoming request on tcp port (basically WCF service). I have a High Availability requirement - the service must be ...
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Which tool / technology: System management for databases and dependent services

I'm looking for advice on how to enable our team to take down and re-start our company systems for maintenance purposes. The scenario includes several Oracle db machines several MS SQL Server ...
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How to get a service to listen on port 80 on Windows Server 2003

I've coded a custom windows service that listens on TCP port 80 but when I try to install it on a Windows Server 2003 machine it fails to start because some other service is already listening on that ...
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Is stopping IIS the same as stopping the World Wide Web Publishing service?

I'm sure of come across situations where stopping IIS using the IIS manager has not allowed me access to asp.net bin directory files that are in use but when stopping the World Wide Web Publishing ...
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Windows Service executing an executable

I have a Windows Service that simply listens for certain events. Once triggered, the service executes a process (.exe). My problem: On windows server 2003, this works great. CPU for the executable ...
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Windows service fails to start up after certain number of instances

I develop a .Net WCF web service hosted as a windows service on Windows XP for development and Windows Server 2003 SP2 for deployment. We install several instances of the service (one for each logical ...
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Running a Windows service under a domain account from a non-member server

I've got a standalone Windows Server 2003 running SQL Server 2005 and a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory domain controller. Using maintenance plans/SQL Server Agent, I'm trying to write the ...
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What are Apache's real service dependencies? (Failing to start on reboot but works fine after that.)

I've had varied luck with my Apache service starting successfully after a reboot in the past. Nowadays, I have several Apache services running, and on the last reboot (after a Windows Update) none of ...
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Error 1069 the service did not start due to a logon failure

Our CruiseControl.NET service on Win2003 Server (VMWare Virtual) was recently changed from a service account to a user account to allow for a new part of our build process to work. The new user has ...
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1answer
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Why is postgresql 8.4 randomly shutting down on the weekend?

I have a production 8.4 service and a dev 8.4 service. They have been running solidly, but the past two weekends, the production service has randomly stopped running, this week on Sunday, last week ...
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Path for Windows Services?

I've got a service that I need to start as a different user to 'Local System' There is a user specific PATH I need to add to the default path in order for the service to work correctly. The default ...
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100% CPU use when new usb device plugged in - services.exe / windows server 2003

On my server I am trying to install a new usb drive but all that happens is the system starts using huge amounts of processor cycles with services.exe. On closer inspection with process explorer there ...
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How do I grant users the ability to install windows services?

I'd like to be able to allow the development team to install services on a Win2003 server. They can already connect via RDP/FTP with limited accounts but I'd like to be able to grant installation ...
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Server 2003: login delay while service starting

On Windows Server 2003, we have an occasional condition where an application service fails to start immediately, and the service stays in the “Starting” state for 20 minutes, after which it times out ...
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Windows Service >> 'Log on as' does not load user's profile?

I have an application running as a service under a certain user, but for some reason when the machine is (re)started and the service starts it does not load that particular user's profile (including ...
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Print spooler service does not restart

I have a windows server 2003 with a few printers, and once in a while the Print Spooler service crashes with this message in the event viewer: Faulting application spoolsv.exe, version 5.2.3790.0, ...
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What is SMS Agent Host?

What is SMS Agent Host service (CcmExec) ? I have failed to find this information (e.g. there is no Wikipedia entry) - besides for information in some error cases on how to restart this service for ...
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How can I restart a windows service remotely using a script?

I have a Python web application running in a CherryPy server, which is running as a windows service. I have a batch file to deploy this application, but I'm still having to remote desktop in to the ...