JSI Tip 0816. Event ID 7000 - file is corrupt or missing or LFN is not quoted.


If you receive Evewnt ID 7000 from the Service Control Manager with either


   Description: The <service name> service failed to start due to the
   following error: <service name>: %1 not a valid Windows NT Application.

   -or-

   Description: The <service name> service failed to start due to the
   following error: The system cannot find the file specified.

   -or-

receive an error message when manually starting a service:

   Could not start the service  on \\<computer name>
   0193: %1 is not a valid application.
you may hve a missing or corrupt file or a LFN ( Long File Name) with spaces that is not enclosed in quotes.

If the file is missing, copy or expand it from it's source. If the file is corrupt, rename it and copy or expand it and reboot. If you can't rename it, see tip 181.

If the problem is a space in the folder name, find the executable at

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\<name of service>\ImagePath

and put quotes around the string. Example: "C:\Program Files\Humpy_Dumpty.exe"

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