Service not started message on console

You get this error on the server console, but you cant find any services who is failing to start.

Ten minste een service is bij het starten van het systeem niet gestart. Raadpleeg het logboek voor informatie.

The English error is:

At least one service or driver failed during system startup. Use Event Viewer to examine the event log for details

You will find this error on you system log

Application Popup system-id 26

The way we solved this:

There are 2 type of services
You have the normal service, and you have the devicedrivers who are also some kind of service

If you download serviwin from nirsoft you can see all the device services who are not running

Here you have a view how to find the responsible service

I did sort the list on startup type, and you see the service streamdispatcher not running, but because the startup type is automatic, its the cause of the error.
after some research this failing device was the result of a leftover rootkit. The rootkit itself was intercepted by the virus scan, but the service was still present.

Of course its possible that in other situations, its a other service
A common service who can fail is the parport service. If your hardware don’t have a parallel port, this service will fail, because the default startuptype is automatic

How to delete/control a deviceservice from the commandline

In the above situation you can use the following command

how to stop a service
C:\>sc stop “StreamDispatcher”
[SC] ControlService MISLUKT 1062:

De service is niet gestart.

how to change the staruptype
C:\>sc config “StreamDispatcher” start= disabled
[SC] ChangeServiceConfig VOLTOOID

how to delete a service
C:\>sc delete “StreamDispatcher”
[SC] DeleteService VOLTOOID

After changing the serviceconfig the problem is solved


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