Windows Server 2008
Service Control Manager (SCM) starts services and driver services. It also reports when services fail to start or hang while starting.
To resolve this issue, first review the error code that the Service Control Manager encountered when trying to start the service, and then review the Event logs for other events that have been logged by the Service Control Manager (SCM) Eventlog Provider.
To perform these procedures, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.
To review the error code:
Note: If the WIN32_EXIT_CODE is zero, then SCM did not attempt to start the service because the error was detected first.
To review the related events logged by the SCM:
Note: For Windows Vista, use the Classic View display option in Control Panel to see the Administration Tools.
The error message text and related events for this service should help you to further troubleshoot and resolve the issue. Some examples are provided below:
If the issue remains unresolved, contact Microsoft support and provide the error information. For information about how to contact Microsoft support, see Support Options from Microsoft Services (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=89446).
To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.
To verify that a service has started:
Service Start Operations
Core Operating System