JSI Tip 1368. Server Service won't start on stand-alone workstation.


If you receive at least one service or driver attached to the system is not functioning or similar message and/or the System Event Log contains:

   Event ID: 7023
   Source: Service Control Manager
   Type: Error
   Description: The Server service terminated with the following error: A device
   attached to the system is not functioning.

   Event ID: 7001
   Source: Service Control Manager
   Type: Error
   Description: The Computer browser service depends on the server service which
   failed to start because of the following error: A device attached to the
   system is not functioning.
you may have your Computer Browser and Server services set to Automatic.

On a stand-alone workstation, with no NIC (or not connected to the network), these services should be set to Manual.

Use Control Panel / Services / Computer Browser / Startup and Control Panel / Services / Server / Startup to set the Startup Type to Manual.

If your workstation is not stand-alone, see tip 0511.

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