Failed to connect to a windows service Windows could not connect to the System Event

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  1. stillgrinning

    stillgrinning New Member

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    I am getting this message each time I start the computer

    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

    I am running W7 home basic.

    The computer is also very slow to start and shut down.

    Chris:(
     
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    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Hello Chris,

    Go to Start > Run and type services.msc.

    Scroll down until you find System Event Notification Service and make sure it is running and set it to Automatic.
     
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    stillgrinning New Member

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    Hi again, have checked the System Event Notification Service it is on and on Automatic.

    Chris
     
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    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Is Remote Procedure Call and Com+ Event system started as well?
     
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    stillgrinning New Member

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    Hi
    The Remote Procedure Call is on but the Remote Procedure Call Locator is set to Manual.
    Com+ Event is on but the Com+ SystemApplication is set to Manual

    Chris
     
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    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Set both to Automatic and reboot your computer.
     
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    Still getting the same error message.

    Chris
     
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    reghakr Excellent Member

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    this is for Vista, but it's worth a try

    Create a Restore Point first

    Sometimes Windows Vista does “specialâ€Â￾ things that sometimes made me say “This beats me!â€Â￾ a few times. Thankfully, there are many people out there that face the same problem as mine and already posted a solution online. One of the most recent problem that I’ve experienced is that I could not connect to the Internet after I got the error message

    “Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. Please consult your system administrator. â€Â￾
    The best part is that I logged on to my machine with an administrator account! Lol! After searching the net for solutions (plus a few times cursing Microsoft), I’ve found one that works!
    [​IMG]


    How to Fix “Could Not Connect to the System Event Notification Serviceâ€Â￾ Error
    1- Log on to your Windows system. Just ignore the error message for the time being.
    2- Go to Windows Start button -> All Programs -> Accessories
    3- Right click on Windows Command Prompt and choose Run as administrator. Wait for the Command Prompt to launch.
    [​IMG]
    4- Using the command prompt, navigate to the C:\Windows\System32\ folder.
    5- Type “netshâ€Â￾ and press Enter. The prompt will change to netsh>
    6- Type “Winsock reset“. Press Enter once more.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Hi reghakr, have done the winsock reset, still the same problem.
    Could it be Kaspirsky causing the problem.

    Cheers Chris
     
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    stillgrinning New Member

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    I am going to try a restore point, going back a few days.
    I still got the message but at least I could re boot and it would sort the problem.

    Chris
     
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    Hi again, did a restore point, I have now some colour and sound again, even though I got the same message
    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

    Untill I re booted. Now no message.
    What I have done is lost my Seagate Manager, for my FreeAgent/Desk.

    Will see how long it keeps going now.

    Cheers Chris
     
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    reghakr Excellent Member

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    We're getting somewhere:)

    View the System event log and look for red flags and post back with the EventID.
     
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    stillgrinning New Member

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    Am I looking in Event viewer (Local)\ Windows Logs \ System

    Chris
     
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    stillgrinning New Member

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    Have checked for todays red flags.
    The Id's are:
    10016
    7016
    7001
    7022

    Chris
     
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    I've been looking up these EventID's and they are too complicated for me to decipher.

    Do you have any Programming programs on your computer?

    Are you running IIS?
     
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    stillgrinning New Member

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    No programming programmes
    Wht is IIS

    Chris
     
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    stillgrinning New Member

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    Do you mean note pad ?
     
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    At this point I would have to say a "clean" install should be performed.

    Be aware, you'l need to re-install all youtr 3rd party apps.
     
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    Clean install

    Hi reghakr
    That was what I was thinking, but didn't realy want to go down that route yet.
    :confused:

    Thanks for the help

    Chris
     
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    No problem Chris.
     

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