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Dependency Service or Group Failed to Start – Error Msg: 1073741288

    Question

  • I’m getting the 10737441288 error message when I try to restart the Network Location Awareness service on a local laptop running Vista as the OS. This affects both cable and WiFi Internet access.

     

     

    I have tried the following with no success:

    -         Ran sfc /scannow.  No issues were reported.

    -         Checked the CBS.log and searched for “cannot repair ..” I didnt find any files that needed to be repaired.

    -         Ran netsh winsock reset.

     

    These three were the most common fixes that I have seen on various message boards.

     

    Do anyone have some other suggestions that might fix this problem?

     

    Thanks.

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011 12:33 AM

Answers

  • Hi,

    Please make sure the Dependency services are on as follows:

    TCP/IP Protocol Driver service
    Network Store Interface Service
    Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

    To troubleshoot this issue, please create a new user account to eliminate the non-root cause.

    Based on the case log, an in-place upgrade will repair this issue since it could be caused by corrupt system file.

    Regards,

     


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