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Failed to connect to a windows service error!!!

Q: Failed to connect to a windows service error!!!

Hi everyone! I am new here and I been looking this problem up in a bunch on forums but I had to luck in fixing this issue. Hope someone is able to help!!

Well today I just got the Failed to connect to a windows service error (Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service) and last thing I remember doing was updates last night. Haven really installed anything for months on this computer.

I have tried to go into services to stop and start the System Notification Event Service, but whenever I stop the service I get another error which is: Windows could not stop the System Event Notification Service service on local computer. Error 997: Overlapped I/O operation is in progress.

Please help!!!!

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A6-3420M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3562 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6520G, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 440 GB (357 GB Free); D: 20 GB (2 GB Free); E: 3 GB (1 GB Free);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 169B
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

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Hey guys,

After I downloaded some windows 7 updates I now get this error:
http://img63.imageshack.us/img63/4452/98433826.jpg

- When I turn the computer on windows takes a long time to load, about 5 times longer than usual
- My keyboard now does not work (tried others to be sure)
- I have no internet now (this is related to the error, I have read other cases)

The first thing I wanted to try was the winsock reset, but I do not have a keyboard to type with in the command prompt.

I have:
OS: Windows 7 home premium 64bit
MOBO: AsRock z77 Pro4-M

A:Failed to connect to a windows service error

Does the keyboard work before you get into Windows?
Can you navigate the BIOS screens?

Can you get into Safe Mode? If so, does the keyboard work there?

Try one of these bootable antimalware disks to ensure that it's not a malware infection: Free Online AntiMalware Resources

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Heya
wondered if i could pick ya brains ?!
about 4 days ago i recived an error message on start up stating
( failed to connect to a windows service )
the task bar went back to basic n everything seemed to be running abit slower

i looked online for any ideas as to why n how i could fix this ..
so far ive ..

reset netsh winsock ... witch seemed to fix the task bar but continued to recive the error message

tried a clean boot .... witch seems to fix the taskbar & error message problem as long as i leave >> windows audio endpoint builder ... unchecked

thing is i now have no sound .... witch i realy cant be without !!!

ive tried a restore but am unable to go back to a date before this problem occured !!

can any 1 help ?!! .... PLEASE !! x

A:Failed to connect to a windows service error mssge

Welcome to the Forum
Lets see if the OS is corrupted
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
If errors are found run 3 more times, or until they are corrected, if they can

go to device manager, look for any yellow markers. Make sure that the audio driver is up to date..

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This has been popping up for weeks now I have tried winsock reset, I have tried windows start reload. I am at a loss. I had it once before and I went back to previous update and it cleared up. Then was back about two months later. Makes boot up really long and shut down sometimes won't work.



Hope this picture helps. Thanks for any help :)

A:windows 7 error failed to connect to a windows service

Check out the fix from MS, Event ID 10 is logged in the Application log after you install Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

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I am aware this a problem that has been addressed multiple time on this forum and others but am unable to come up with a solution from previous posts.

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate x64, and have been for years.

I have had no problems previously that I was unable to fix.

This morning when starting up my pc I got the error message "Failed to connect to a windows service"

In addition it has defaulted to windows classic theme and I can not re enable Aero.

I looked at the Event log but it is simply beyond my level of understanding how to address the errors. Also all errors shown seem to be relativity longstanding/ recurring.

I have tried all the common suggestions I could find and none have fixed to problem.

Please can you help

Thanks
Will

A:"Failed to connect to a windows service" error message

The link below talks about this problem with various solutions, 4 pages. I have no idea which one might work for you but it may be worth a try.

Failed to Connect to a Windows Service message - Microsoft Community

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When i start my computer i get that error in the bottom left,i used hijackthis and this is the report:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:23:07, on 27/07/2013
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.02.1008)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16537)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\LogMeIn Hamachi\hamachi-2-ui.exe
c:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\Power2Go8\CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dxtory Software\Dxtory2.0\Dxtory.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_8_800_94.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_8_800_94.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steam.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = MSN Belgi?: Hotmail, Skype, nieuws, entertainment, lifestyle en meer!
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = Bing
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = Google
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = MSN Belgi?: Hotmail, Skype, nieuws, entertainment, lifestyle en meer!
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = Bing
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = Bing
R0 - HKLM\Software\Mi... Read more

A:"Failed to connect to a Windows service" error

Unplug al peripheral or USB devices and retest. This includes things like, printers, flash drives, external hard drives, USB hubs, etc.

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I have an error when I start my computer ... a message appear in the corner : " Windows cannot connect to the Group policy private client service. This problem prevents standard users from logging on to the system ... " I have a picture down you can see there more about this message error . In this case how i can fix this error ? Please tell me the easy way not the hard way I mean I don't know to enter in system and make manually changes there especially in registries. Please if you know only the hard way I accept but ... BUT please be sure that will repair my error up mentioned.

A:Failed to connect to a windows service

I FOUND SOLUTION TO THIS PROBLEM!
The crash of your computer during Windows Updates has caused that !
I had this issue on my laptop since November, and it really bugged me. I sifted through the event log and found the pattern of events that preceded the issue, and, probably, caused it.

In short, the pattern is as follows: Windows updates run automatically as scheduled, and when reboot is initiated after the updates are finished, the computer crashes (probably during reboot sequence). When it boots up, it reports that the last shutdown was unexpected, and the issue begins to occur.

I spent 2 days trying to dig out a solution from the Internet, to no avail, until I came across this page. It doesn't say anything about this particular problem, but it gives more information about SVCHOST process that starts many services, including Group Policy Client. It looks like during reboot a vital registry settings were lost during crash and Group Policy Client "don't know" how to start. Let me explain:

There are two places to look in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services this path should contain gpsvc key (a folder), which is responsible for service parameters and configuration. I found that the key was intact, so, you do not touch anything here - just check that the key exists.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SVCHOST This is the most important path you should look into, as it must contain th... Read more

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Hello everybody and thanks in advance for helping me
 
First, I'd like to refer to the support of Phil / garioch7 in this thread: Msft_Kernel_avusbflt_01011.Wdf
 
Unfortunately, we could not solve below login problem, so he recommended me to ask here in the Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Forum.
 
When my PC is shut down and I start it, I get a black background with no icons nor accesses, but only the message:
 
Failed to connect to a Windows service.
Windows couldn't connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents standard users from signing in.
As an administrative user, you can review the system event log for details about why the service didn't respond.)
 
When I make a restart, I can log in as usual.
It's really annoying because I always have to start and restart my PC in order to be able to work with it.
 
Thanks so much for your support!
 
Séverine

A:Failed to connect to a Windows service

Press the Windows key   and the R key to open the Run box. When the Run box opens type in cmd (admin), then click/tap of OK, this will open the Elevated Command Prompt. Copy and paste the command below in the Command Prompt, the press Enter. netsh winsock reseRestart the computer.

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When i boot up the pc, and after logging on to my profile (the only profile on the pc [admin]) i have the following problems:
- The taskbar looks like windows 98
- A balloon appears in the bottom right corner stating 'failure to connect to a windows service'
- Sometimes my desktop is not visable at all
- Sometimes i cannot access any of my files or programmes
- I cannot connect to the internet
- I cannot update windows via windows update

The pop up that appears in the ballonon in the taskbar says "Failed to connect to a windows service - Windows could not connect to the group policy client service. this problem prevents limited users from logging on to the system. As an administrative user, you can review the system event log for details about why the service didn't respond."

I did a restore to a point 1 month ago and i have also done multiple virus scans but it didn't help or change anything

Could somebody please help me?
 

A:HELP! Failed to connect to a windows service.

Try booting into safe mode, and go to the event viewer to view the System event log, just like it says, it might reveal something.
 

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This warning started popping up on a Dell E6500 laptop that I don't often use. Running Windows 7 Professional. The error message states that Windows 7 "could not connect to the system event notification service...". This happened after the computer had run out of battery while sleeping. Some other observations:

1) Boot up is very slow
2) Even after completed booting task manager shows cpu usage at 100%, making it difficult to do much.
3) If I run services.msc it shows that the System Event Notification is running and set to automatic.

I did try a system restore to a week ago, last time I used it, and this did not resolve the issue.

Any thoughts?

A:Failed to connect to a windows service

Tried the netsh > winsock reset fix, did nothing. Ran the system file checker tool and although it said nothing found upon restart the computer ran an update, and loaded SP1 (which I thought was already installed). It has been fine since, Odd.

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Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service.  This problem prevents limited users from logging on to the system.  As a administrator user, you can review System Event Log for details about why the Service did not respond. This was my message for the morning. 

A:"failed to connect to a windows Service"

OK it's a windows vista this moving to Windows answer and I think I have found it.http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-security/services-not-starting-vista-...

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Hello.

I booted my computer this morning and I could tell that something wasn't completely right. It took an incredibly long time to get to the user account selection, didn't play the startup sounds, and when I finally log in, the Windows Aero theme had been set to the classic one similar to Windows 2000. I tried to restart the computer and it couldn't do it because it was waiting for the log off sound, which wasn't playing. I clicked force restart and the computer just sat at the desktop. After a hard reboot, I started Windows normally and in the lower right corner I got a message saying that Windows failed to connect to a Windows Service. What is this exactly?

Best Regards.
 

A:Failed to connect to a Windows Service. What is this?

Please do not start multiple threads on the same topic. Continue here.
 

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Have not done much with the computer, there where some windows updates over the past week or so...

Turn on computer and it loads pretty normal. A few times it took a long time.
In the incon tray notification pops up and says:
Faild to connect to a windows serivce.
Group Policy CLient service....prevents users from logging on ... as an admin look in event log.

This is my home/personal computer and there are NO other users?!?
Not sure what the hec this error is.
It goes away after a minute and the computer runs fine.

I have Avast internet security, malewarebytes running. Did scans with same with negative results.
Also ran TDSSKILLER, Superantispyware, and spybot also with negative results (other than cookies)

Googled and goggled some more...tried to change/add a registry setting to delay the Group Policy Timeout as seen in this workaround: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2421599
but the issue is still here...

Specs:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Any thoughts?
Steve

A:Failed to connect to a windows service

From M/soft advice forums this is the mst general answer .........This may mostly occur if the user account is corrupted or missing some files.First I would suggest that you run an online virus scan on the computer to scan and remove any virus or malware infection on the computer and check if it works.Refer the below link to the online virus scan and perform a full service scan on the computer.http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm (Onecare Live has been deleted- Use ESET online Scanner )If you are unable to boot to desktop in the normal mode I would suggest that you boot the computer to Safe mode with networking and try the online scan.I would run sfc /scannow to try and check if all System Files are operating and not corrupted in any way -Go - Start > Programs > Accessories > Roght click on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator > Type sfc /scannow and press Enter -Note the space between ( c and / ) - This will take about 10 to 15 minutes to run (on average)

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Hello everyone.

I booted my computer this morning and I could tell that something wasn't completely right. It took an incredibly long time to get to the user account selection, didn't play the startup sounds, and when I finally log in, the Windows Aero theme had been set to the classic one similar to Windows 2000. I tried to restart the computer and it couldn't do it because it was waiting for the log off sound, which wasn't playing. I clicked force restart and the computer just sat at the desktop. After a hard reboot, I started Windows normally and in the lower right corner I got a message saying that Windows failed to connect to a Windows Service. What is this exactly?

Best Regards.
 

A:Failed to connect to a Windows Service. What is it?

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I'd be grateful for some help with diagnosis of this problem. None of the thirteen solutions I've tried has worked so any help on what to investigate next would be welcome.Problem Presentation 1) Error message on boot: "Failed to connect to a windows serviceWindows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents standard users from logging on to the system. As an administrative user, you can review the System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond." 2) Windows 7 Aero desktop is disabled. 3) Graphics card (nVidia) control panel inaccessible. 4) Edit: Arcsoft TotalMedia Theatre is unable to play DVD's but able to play HDCP Blu-RayEnvironmentMachine is a Dell XPS730X running Windows 7 with Microsoft Security Essentials. All security patches have been applied except for those where MVP Susan Bradley has recommended a hold.Errors in the System Event Log15:01:54The Creative Audio Service service hung on starting.15:01:55The Adobe SwitchBoard service failed to start due to the following error: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.15:01:55A timeout was reached (30000 milliseconds) while waiting for the Adobe SwitchBoard service to connect.15:01:55The Power Control [2010/02/13 15:47:10] service failed to start due to the following error: The system cannot find the path specified.15:02:00The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to lo... Read more

A:'Failed to connect to a windows service'

Click on startmenu and typecmd Right click on it and select run as administrator and run this commandnetsh winsock resetRestart the PC,any changes?

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All of a sudden my computer is showing signs of a virus/malware and I do not know how to correct it. I have Windows 7 which takes a long time to boot now. Then when my desktop opens up I get an error bubble "Failed to Connect to a Windows Service." Lastly, while no programs are open, I all of a sudden hear audio of 2-3 different ads.

Please Help!
 

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When I boot PC the red cross indicates no I/net connection and I get a message telling me it has 'failed to connect to a windows service'. This despite laptop operating online. Very occasionally the machine will boot successfully, but always reverts to fault status on next boot.
I have tried to address this problem but I am not recognised as Administrator, although I am named as such.
Tried to address this situation but can't access Computer Management without being administrator.... and so it goes on.
I have seen several references to these problems so they must be a recognised fault. Any advice would be fantastic as I am going round in circles. I thank anyone who has more knowledge than me .... which probably includes my bin man (but that's too early in the morning)
 

A:Failed to connect to a Windows Service

Before trying to sort out the "Windows Service" problem you first need to sort out the "Administrator not recognised" problem.

The article below may help. Please post back after you have tried the solution.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...r/8dcf7b72-1ea7-457f-80c7-d7099ac54860?auth=1

T.
 

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I'm Getting this error
Code:
Failed to conect to windows Service


. I have googled it and found this sollution
Code:
1. Click on Start button.
2. Type Cmd in the Start Search text box.
3. Right click on cmd.exe and Run Command Prompt as an Administrator. Allow elevation request.
4. Type netsh winsock reset in the Command Prompt shell, and then press the Enter key.
Restart the computer.


It worked out me at first but after shutting the pc for couple of times i'm getting this errot again.

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Hello everybody! I'm a new member of this site. I had almost the same problem as the member AKAK. I own an ACER ASPIRE M1641 with Windows Vista Home Basic. Until now, my pc still have the message "FAILED TO CONNECT TO A WINDOWS SERVICE". At first I ignored the message, because I really don't understand what it means. Another thing is that I don't have an internet connection to research for that. and then I noticed that when I turned on my pc, it took a lot longer than it was before that message appeared! Even the gadgets at my sidebar don't appear anymore. And there's this message, "ACER EMPOWERING TECHNOLOGY FRAMEWORK LAUNCHER HAS STOPPED WORKING". There is also this message from Windows Defender that there are multiple problems in my pc. Now, to make it worse, my pc doesn't recognize my printer (EPSON TX100) anymore. I looked at control Panel>Printers but there is no printer!!When I tried to re-install my printer, it was unsuccessful. Please help. As you can see, I don't understand what happened. please...
 

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I have had this note book for a week, its started coming on the screen on startup * Failed to connect to windows. Windows couldnt connect to the group. Policy clent. This problem prevents standard users from signing in* Does anyone know what i can do to start this out. Thank you

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Failed to connect to a windows service
Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents standard users from logging on to the system. As an administrative user, you can review the System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond

This is the error message i recieve when i log on to my computer. It doesn't seem to happen every time i log on but probably 50% of the time. When this error appears the only things i seem to notice differently are that the audio doesnt work, and the windows tool bar's graphics are basic (as if i was in safe mode). I have opened a thread before about this error but was unable to get the issue solved, any help would be great.
 

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Hi guys,

I recently (as of last month) finished a custom build and installed Vista HP 32-bit. All was running fine until today when I got the message 'Failed to connect to a windows service Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service.' when I start up and log on. I noticed that the computer wasn't playing right when it wouldn't log on to my yahoo email address and also Outlook wouldn't receive new messages. I restarted and found it took an age to log on, and then I get the message mentioned above whenit did. Also, the Side bar does not show up properly and the wireless card does not pickup any signal and displays another error message.

I have looked at it under the services section and it is running as 'Automatic' and it is set to restart if it fails the first and second time. However, it never says 'Started' but only 'Starting'. Can anyone help please?

Thanks in advance.

A:Failed to connect to a windows service

Hi. . .

I would suggest that you perform a system restore - choose yesterday or the day before as a restore point -
START | type rstrui.exe into the start search box and hit enter

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi guys.

Yesterday when I logged into my PC I got the error message "Failed to connect to a windows service". After spending most of the rest of the day trying to find some solutions I am no further forward. I found two temporary solutions: one is to go on safe mode, open command prompt and type netsh winsock reset , but that stopped working after I reset a few more times. Another possible fix was to press F8 and then start with "last best configuration settings" but that only works sometimes.

What I did then was to completely reinstall windows vista last night thinking that a complete overwrite may resolve the issue. After the boring task of reinstalling and updating all my drivers and windows updates, everything was ok until I got the dreaded message again! Only this time start up is extremely slow and twice I've had the blue screen crash. The first time I didn't see what the error message was as the screen went away too quickly. I'm currently working in safe mode with networking still trying to find a solution. I have read on this site and others about potential fixes but nothing has worked so far for me.

Please help!

PS

I did try the below advice to provide you with some information but I can do everything listed apart from the bit in bold. I'm not sure why I can't save what I've done....sorry in advance.

Boot in safe mode and login under a local adminstrator account.

Right click My Computer and click manage, up w... Read more

A:Failed to connect to a windows service

Right click on this key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\gpsvcSelect PERMISSIONSClick on ADVANCEDClick on OWNER and select your user account name under CHANGE OWNER options and click APPLYNow go to SECURITY tab and click on ADD and typeEveryone in Dialog boxclick ok and select Everyone and give full control permissions to itIf you still have issues try to delete the key in SAFEMODE.IMPORTANT:Import the clean registry key and then reboot the PC

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"Failed to connect to a windows service.
Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents limited users from logging on to the system. As an administrative user, you can review the System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond."
it has lead to to slow start up which is annoying....
i have dig around net but nothing seemes to be working... or

see this ---> http://img63.imageshack.us/img63/4452/98433826.jpg

A:Failed to connect to a windows service

What hardware do you have installed? What OS are you running? When did this start? Are there any devices in the device manager that don't have drivers or have problems?

You need to give us a lot more information so we can help you.

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Hello everyone,

My laptop has been acting really weird lately. It takes forever to boot up when I turn it on. And then it shows a notification message says: "Failed to connect to a windows service". BTW, My laptop runs Windows 7.

What is going on? Am I infected? How to solve this problem?

Thank you!

A:Failed to connect to a windows service

Press Windows+R key and typeregedit and click okGo toHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\gpsvcRight click on the key and EXPORT it to desktop.Right click on key and delete it from registry(not desktop)DownloadgpsvcLaunch it and click YESRestart the PC and let me know if you still have pop ups.

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"Failed to connect to a windows service."
Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents limited users from logging on to the system. As an administrative user, you can review the System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond."


it has lead to to slow start up which is annoying....
i have dig around net but nothing seemes to be working... or

see this ---> http://img63.imageshack.us/img63/4452/98433826.jpg

i have also tried winsock reset and sfc /scannow but no luck. i find my pc slow as well.

A:Failed to connect to a windows service.

That should be set to automatic. You will need to go to the Start menu and simply "services" on the search line at the bottom to see that listed at the top of the listing that appears. When clicking on the link for it a new window will appear displaying all services.

Scroll down to the system event notification item and see if that is set to automatic there. Refer to the attached image and note the action on the menu bar for starting up or turning off a service when highlighted. If you find it set to manual or off completely click the start or restart option depending on how it is set.

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hello guys,, please kindly help me..
I can't operating my laptop..
because my home screen always in safe mode ( I'm not choosing safe mode, it just suddenly like that )
and I can't klik my computer, when I clik that just show " the server process could not be started because identity bla" (see the picture).

. I get logged in (I am Administrator), but many things are wrong: -- No Aero. Only basic gray Windows 2000-style GUI
-- No networking
-- A balloon message is shown in tray:
Failed to connect to a windows service
Windows could not connect to the User Profile Service service.
This problem prevents standard users from from logging on to the system.....
-- Almost nothing works. Attempts to start Explorer causes this error message:
EXPLORER.EXE
The server process could not be started because the configured identity is incorrect. Check the username and password.


what can I do to get my windows normally?
and please don't give me any ways that I can lost my data in local disk D
I just lost my data in my HD and I don't wanna lost my data in my laptop too
 

A:failed to connect a windows service, need help!

more info "what were you doing with the laptop to cause these problems?"

no info on laptop make and model
Usually when explorer.exe is in error a reinstall is my option..can you use the reset function to reset the laptop ?
 

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every so often when i turn my pc on it takes a few extra minutes to boot up, and then im greeted with a notification which says:

'failed to connect to a windows service'

i then have no wireless connections available at all. the only thing that seems to fix it is by doing a system restore to the most recent restore point, everything works fine then. however im doing this every 2 or 3 days! what is wrong with windows!? why does it seem to just change things by itself all the time. its not like im even doing a lot on it, i only use it for uni work, CAD and a bit of internet browsing (no dodgy sites either!) its brand new as well, i've only had it 3 weeks!

im using windows 7 by the way, and i have full administrator rights, im the only user account set up.

A:failed to connect to a windows service

When you get into Windows, hit Windows Key + R and type in "cmd". A command prompt will pop up. When it does type:

Code:
C:\Documents and settings\user>netsh winsock reset
And press enter. Reboot your computer and see if the problem persists.

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Have not done much with the computer, there where some windows updates over the past week or so...

Turn on computer and it loads pretty normal. A few times it took a long time.
In the incon tray notification pops up and says:
Faild to connect to a windows serivce.
Group Policy CLient service....prevents users from logging on ... as an admin look in event log.

This is my home/personal computer and there are NO other users?!?
Not sure what the hec this error is.
It goes away after a minute and the computer runs fine.

I have Avast internet security, malewarebytes running. Did scans with same with negative results.
Also ran TDSSKILLER, Superantispyware, and spybot also with negative results (other than cookies)

After starting a thread in another area, I also did the following: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic473784.html/page__pid__2885151#entry2885151

So I used ESET and ran the scan.
It found 5 items (and deleted them...), however, all the items it found, I know what they are and I installed them. (I have log if you want to see it)
Also ran SCANNOW in command prompt window and it found no errors...

Googled and goggled some more...tried to change/add a registry setting to delay the Group Policy Timeout as seen in this workaround: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2421599

but the issue is still here...

Specs:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

any ideas?

A:Failed to connect to a windows service

This is a case of profile corruptionDownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsIf scan comes out cleanFollow the steps given herehttp://windows.microsoft.com/is-IS/windows7/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile

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recently when i updated my pc to win10 to i am getting this problem even when i connected to network but still it is showing a notification of failed to connect to windows service then i came back to win8.1 using factory restore but the problem did not get solved. help me out of this

in win10

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6046 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 445 GB (338 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 04G65K
Antivirus: Bitdefender Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

At startup, which is horribly slow, I get the below message. This is a windows 7 Dell laptop. Thank you in advance for any help!
 

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I get this pop up on almost all my Windows 7 pc's when a user logs on.  It says:
Failed to connect to a windows server.  Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service.  This problem prevents standard users from logging on to the system.  As an administrative user, you can review the System
Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond.  
When I check, the service is running just fine.  If the users don't do anything, the message goes away after about 10 seconds.  It also goes away if they click on anything before that 10 seconds.  I know that there's nothing really wrong with
the computers...or at least I think, but my users keep calling in to the Help Desk thinking there is a problem.  

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Hello! The message "FAILED TO CONNECT TO A WINDOWS SERVICE" appeared on my screen then all of a sudden I noticed several undesirable effects on my pc such as :
1. gadgets on my sidebar doesn't appear anymore
2. the message "ACER EMPOWERING TECHNOLOGY FRAMEWORK LAUNCHER HAS STOPPED WORKING" appeared.
3. it took a lot longer when I switched on my pc
4. my printer (epson tx100) doesn't work anymore, although it is connected, when I look for Control Panel > Printers, there's no printer installed.

Here's my log, please help me because my sister will provide me an internet connection as soon as my pc will be 'cured" :

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:21:42 PM, on 9/20/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee\VIRUSS~1\mcvsshld.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\SysMonitor.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\x86\eDSLoader.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Motorola\SMSERIAL\sm56hlpr.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Windows\System32\nvraidservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Windows\vsnp2uvc.exe
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I have a message coming up titled "Failed to connect to a windows service"
and it reads -



?Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents standard users from logging on to the system. As an administrative user, you can review the
System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond.?





Also, the task bar and menu <g class="gr_ gr_46 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar multiReplace" data-gr-id="46" id="46">turns</g> into
a classic style of windows randomly when this is happening. This started happening a couple weeks ago to one device regardless of what network it is connected to.



Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this? We have already reset the NIC on the laptop to force all settings to DHCP to ensure DNS is being set correctly. Updated DHCP settings
to disable NetBIOS as it is deprecated and should not be used over DNS for resolution. And we have run the <g class="gr_ gr_45 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del multiReplace" data-gr-id="45"
id="45">winsock</g> reset.



How many devices were affected? - Just oneAre you connected to a domain network? - YesWhen did the issue start happening? - The issue started a couple weeks ago and is getting worse

What we have done so far:

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Hello Forumers of Vista

i really need your help about my computer...this problem in the screenshot is Failed to connect to a windows service...




im just playing on the Computer station to search about my problem..because my PC cant open anything because of this problem...

sorry..about the image can you all pls just click??PLEASE...

pls i need your help...and advance thanks to all

A:Problem about Failed to connect to a windows service

Welcome
I would try two possible solutions
First try and SFC command
If that does not work, with system restore go back a few days before there was any problem.
System Files - SFC Command
System Restore - How to

I have also found, online, another solution, which is to disable Windows Defender, if used, but I have little hope for that remedy.

Try another user account.

The bad news is that you have posted over 5 hours ago and no other viable solutions have been posted yet.

Go to search
Type services
make sure that the service is on automatic, if listed.

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Hi, I have been trying to fix my laptop from earlier this morning and it seems a new problem keeps arising. I really need help.

First: I've had the '[email protected]' problem, and I have tried coutness Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware software to get rid of it, and it hasn't worked. But for some reason, when I was uninstalling CA Anti-Virus software because it hadn't worked, the computer froze and I had to turn it off and back on again. When it rebooted, the error message stopped popping up. Also, a 'Failed to connect to a windows service' message pops up instead after start up. When I type in my password for my user account, it takes about 5-7mins to actually display my screen, after going showing a black screen for about 3-4mins out of the 5-7mins.

The message says: 'Failed to connect to a windows service: Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents limited users from logging on to the system. As an administrator user, you can review the System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond.'

Secondly, I downloaded AVG Anti-Spyware and ran a scan while in Safe Mode and a 'Trojan.Obfuscated.en' was found, and I quarantined it. But the 'Failed to connect to windows service' message still appears after start up.

Thirdly, for some reason, when the 'Failed to connect to a windows service' message started appearing, my wireles... Read more

A:'Failed to connect to a windows service' problem?

ok,

Boot in safe mode and login under a local adminstrator account.

Right click My Computer and click manage, up will pop up a computer management window, in that window double click Services and Applications and then click Services.

In the list of services scroll down to "System Event notification" and double click it. The properties for this Service will then display.

Make sure the start up type is set to Automatic and make sure the Service status is set to Started.

After you have done this click "Event Viewer" in the far top left of the screen and click "System". This will bring up the logging of events in which have happened on your machine. This can help us determine whats causing the error.

So click "Action" on the top toolbar and click "Save log files as," save it somewhere and then upload it in your next post. Do not copy and paste it.

Reboot your machine see what happens.

Regards,
 

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When I start up my laptop it takes a while for it to completely load up after it starts up and then a message appears saying:




Failed to connect to a windows service
Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents limited users from logging onto the system.
As an administrative user, you can review the System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond.Click to expand...

I have tried the things in this thread - h t t p : / / w w w . t e c h s p o t . c o m / v b / t o p i c 9 7 8 1 3 . h t m l - but nothing works, I tried the thing Markiepoos said to do about 4 times and it still didn't work. (I have to put spaces between the link because it won't let me use links until I have posted 5 on this website)


Also a small window pops up in the middle of my screen saying:





btdna.exe
WSAStartup() failed, or you have the incorrect version of WinSock installed.Click to expand...

Also, I try to use 'Windows Help and Support' but it won't work. And I can't go to the URL the error message gave to me since my wireless isn't working on my laptop, the internet works on other laptops and computers and consoles though so that is fine, it is something to do with my laptop and these error messages.

Is there anything that I can do other than what is said on that other thread because they don't work.

Thanks.
 

A:'Failed to connect to a Windows service' problem?

Have you had bittorrent on your computer at all, the reason I ask is that the file btdna.exe gets left behind you you uninstall bitorrent

How to remove btdna.exe
http://www.ehow.com/i/#article_5154272

If did not have bittorrent on your computer then could be a virus.

It sounds like a virus has damaged your winsock you need to download winsock fix from here.
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/Network-Tweak/WinSockFix.shtml
But first scan your system to make sure the virus is gone.
 

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I restarted my laptop and suddenly it said The user profile service failed the logon..I restarted many times and found some tutorials online that said change .bak and rename and stuff like that. And it logged me onto a temporary account which I used to make another adminstrator account (the one I'm using right now) Now I left my laptop for some time and tried to log in to my main account and it did open but it looked like it was on Safe Mode and it gave me two messages.:

Windows/system32/config/systemprofile/desktop is not accessible or not detectable something like that AND

Failed to Connect to a windows service (and system event notification)
I would really appreciate some help since I have tests and I have to study online!! Thank you.

(I haven't made any updates, or downloaded any new software.)
 

A:URGENT HELP HELP!! Failed to connect to a windows service!

To help us help you,please use the TSG System Info tool to let Tech's know the specs of your computer: http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe Copy and paste the results here in your thread. You can use the TSG Info to fill in your computer information in your user profile as well.

Also, if its a brand name system like an Acer,Dell or HP, please post the exact model of the system.
 

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Help please. I cannot provide my operating system for the computer that I am having issues with bc it will not let me connect to the internet at all or pretty much do anything.

Here is my problems: and I at this time have 3 my daughter has only had this laptop since 08/07/09 which is a HP G60 and it is running Windows Vista Home Premium . And now we have problems. I have this very same laptop that was purchased the same day and I am having none of these issues yet. Can someone please tell me what to do? I hope I am posting correctly also.

1. 'Failed to connect to a windows service: Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents limited users from logging on to the system. As an administrator user, you can review the System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond.'

2. The second problem is that when I insert my Sierra Wireless AC875U and click to start the AT&T service it says... "Corruption has been detected in FeatureManagerSetting backup file has been loaded.

3. The third problem is I keep getting a Windows Explorer error
 

A:Failed to connect to a windows service: Windows could not connect to the System E

Fixed

Ok well thanks to posts from markiepoos I was able to finally fix the problem...

:wave:

Thanks again,
Addierae
 

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Hello. One of my laptops is malfunctioning.

COMPUTER:

It is a HP G62 AMD ATI Approx. 300GB HDD
Windows 7 Home Premium.

Windows edition
Windows 7 Home Premium
Service Pack 1
Get more features with a new edition of Windows 7

System
Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
Model: HP G62 Notebook PC
Rating: 3.3
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) P340 Dual-Core Processor 2.20 GHz
Installed memory (RAM) : 3.00 GB (2.74 GB usable)
System Type: 64 Bit Operating System
Pen and Touch: No pen or Touch Input is available for this Display

Hard Drive: 280 GB + 17.3 GB

SUMMARY:

I am very careful with laptops. I have monitored the temperature and I do not let it over heat. I have them sitting on top of milk crates and I pay attention to the HDD (in Celsius) and if it gets to 40 then I will either put it on sleep mode or Hibernate or I have a fan blowing on it.

ERRORS:

But the laptop has malfunctioned. I could not get it to wake up so I powered it off by force. Later, it said Windows Could Not Start. I ran the Startup Recovery and it found the issue. Some thing to do with a corrupt update patch and it wanted to use System Restore.

Now, it boots into Windows but it takes up to 5 minutes for it to load. There is a error that says

FAILED TO CONNECT TO A WINDOWS SERVICE

Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. [sic] This problem prevents standard users from logging on to the system.

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A:Help Me Solve Issue Failed To Connect To A Windows Service

TYPING:

sc query state= all > 0 & notepad 0 into Command Prompt (run as administrator) :

RESULTS:
SERVICE_NAME: AeLookupSvc
DISPLAY_NAME: Application Experience
TYPE : 20 WIN32_SHARE_PROCESS
STATE : 1 STOPPED
WIN32_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
SERVICE_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
CHECKPOINT : 0x0
WAIT_HINT : 0x0

SERVICE_NAME: AERTFilters
DISPLAY_NAME: Andrea RT Filters Service
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
STATE : 4 RUNNING
(STOPPABLE, NOT_PAUSABLE, IGNORES_SHUTDOWN)
WIN32_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
SERVICE_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
CHECKPOINT : 0x0
WAIT_HINT : 0x0

SERVICE_NAME: ALG
DISPLAY_NAME: Application Layer Gateway Service
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
STATE : 1 STOPPED
WIN32_EXIT_CODE : 1077 (0x435)
SERVICE_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
CHECKPOINT : 0x0
WAIT_HINT : 0x0

SERVICE_NAME: AMD External Events Utility
DISPLAY_NAME: AMD External Events Utility
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
STATE : 4 RUNNING
(STOPPABLE, NOT_PAUSABLE, ACCEPTS_SHUTDOWN)
WIN32_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
SERVICE_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
CHECKPOINT : 0x0
WAIT_HINT : 0x0

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My screen has had the problem of randomly just going black since i got it which makes me hard reboot. This occured last night and when i went to restart it took forever to load. when it finally did, the desktop was messed up, the toolbar at the bottom was messed up, and i got the message that read something about failing to connect to windows service.
 
Since then I am able to load safe mode easily (using it now), but loading any other way takes nearly 15 minutes just to do anything at all.
 
I ran a virus scan in safe mode with Stopzilla and it reveiled nothing for viruses, but then i noticed when i was trying to uninstall skype, thinking perhaps it was a space issue, that my pc isn't creating a restore point and i can't remove programs at the moment.
 
any help will be greatly appreciated. 

A:slow boot/failed to connect to windows service

Can you run these please.
 
 
Please download Junkware Removal Tool and save it on your desktop.
 
 
Shut down your anti-virus, anti-spyware, and firewall software now to avoid potential conflicts.
Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, right-click it and select Run as administrator.
The tool will open and start scanning your system.
Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
On completion, a log is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.
Please attach the JRT log.
 
 
 
Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.
Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
Click on Scan button.
When the scan has finished click on Clean button.
Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.
You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

Please download MINITOOLBOX and run it.
Checkmark following boxes:
Flush DNS
Reset FF proxy Settings
Reset Ie Proxy Settings
Report IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
List content of Hosts
List IP configuration
List Winsock Entries
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
List Devices (problems only)
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Hi, everyone. I received a warning or error message when I started up my Dell Inspiron Windows Vista. It popped up on the bottom right on the task bar. Not only did this warning came up but now my taskbar looks like it's in 'Classic View'.

This is an image of the error:

http://tinypic.com/r/imot4w/7

How can I fix this problem?

Thanks!
 

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Hello,

I have the same problem as described here, http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic453218.html
In the system tray the messge pops up:
"Failed to connect to a windows service

Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents standard users from logging on to the system. As an administrative user, you can review the system event log for details about why the service didn't respond."

This happens on a Vista laptop.
Also my AVG virus software gives the error ?identity protection not active?. Somehow it cannot be activated though.
Out of nowhere the network connection stopped working yesterday. It does not work via the Ethernet cable either.
I am also unable to get internet connection via Safe Mode.
The ipad has the same problem. My Windows 7 machine is unaffected.
Do I have a virus?
Please find below the results of the toolbox scan.
I?d be grateful for any help.
Regards
Blackredgold
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
MiniToolBox by Farbar Version: 23-07-2012
Ran by Christiane (administrator) on 26-10-2012 at 02:06:52
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium Service Pack 2 (X86)
Boot Mode: Normal
***************************************************************************

========================= Flush DNS: ===================================

Windows IP Configuration

Could not flush the DNS Resolver Cache: Function failed during execution.
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A:"Failed to connect to a windows service" and no network connection

Click on startmenu and typecmdRight click on it and select run as administrator and run this commandnetsh winsock resetRestart the PC and let me know if it restores the internet connection

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When I turned on my Windows 10 Desktop PC this morning, it said it failed to connect to a Group Policy Service or something similar to that.

Can someone help me out with this, please?

This is my Desktop PC. It's a Acer Aspire XC603G Desktop.

Thanks in advance!

A:Windows failed to connect to a Group Policy Service

Jesse, I would try to go to a restore point prior to the error. The fix involves registry changes.

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Hi all, I've googled around for this problem but it seems it is different problems for each person so I'd start a new thread if you all don't mind.

This starts a couple of days ago when suddenly my laptop is very slow at boot up, it shows the 'Starting Windows' screen and then black screen for 5~7 minutes. After that the log in screen appears, but only the background is shown, around a minute later only the user tiles appear. After that log in takes 5 minutes for all the gadget, icons, wallpaper to load up. Then a 'failed to connect to a windows service' message pops up. But the windows/softwares is still slow to open to use only until after a few more minutes of 'not responding' time. All of this took almost 15 minutes. I admit that my laptop is slow on its own although it has 8gb ram, but this has become worrying. Any help?

What I've tried so far:
- Uninstall recent software that I'd installed a few days back before the problem.
- Used CCleaner to clean up
- Defrag the disk
- Uninstall some more unused softwares
- Run AV scan
 

A:Win 7 Slow boot + Failed to connect to a windows service

Probably a virus, but could be hardware-related. Open system administrator and look at the error logs. Any red flags there? If so, what do they say? If failing to find a hardware problem I would open a thread on the malware forum http://www.techspot.com/community/forums/virus-and-malware-removal.28/
 

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Okay, I know other people have posted this same error; but my case is slightly different. In my case, this is a brand new computer I just built, just installed Windows 7 Home Premium. Have not installed any programs except the basic stuff like Chrome, Security Essentials, Windows Updates, Drivers, etc...

I am what I would consider myself a power user and I've done a TON of editing to my services. I've disabled pretty much everything that is non-essential. I am the ONLY user account on my computer, with administrator access. I've attached screenshots of my service settings because I have a feeling its related to something to do with that.

In my event logs I have 2 errors:Error 7009, Service Control manager
A timeout was reached (30000 milliseconds) while waiting for the Group Policy Client service to connect.
Error 7000, Service Control manager
The Group Policy Client service failed to start due to the following error:
The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.

I have checked HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\GPExtensions for the corresponding GUID of "555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4", but I can not find any references or keys to it in that folder.

I built two computers, the other computer doesn't have this issue.

A:Failed to Connect to a windows service... Group Policy Client

let it go Man...
wait SevenGuru teach you....

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