Windows service not starting

Dell / D505
February 13, 2009 at 09:03:29
Specs: Windows XP, 1.6G/1.5G RAM
When I try to start a particular Windows service I get an error that the "service terminated unexpectedly". I have checked the path to the exe, and the parameters for the service several times. I have tried uninstalling and re-installing the service and bouncing the box. The Event Viewer>Application logs show only the same error message.

Does anyone know of a way to get a log file of what is happening?


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#1
February 13, 2009 at 10:47:22
what is the error message that is in event viewer?

Did you highlight the error message and dounle click it to see what else it may say about the error?

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#2
February 13, 2009 at 12:23:04
Since you do not say the name of the Service, I suppose it is a secret.

May be a service that depends on another service, that is not running.

http://www.blackviper.com/WinXP/ser...
Information about XP Services


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#3
February 14, 2009 at 22:34:55
The only dependency is WebDav.

I can run the executable from the cmdline without issues, but I prefer to run it via services.


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