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Error Message - Event Log Service is unavailable. any idea what is stopping the event log service from starting? The support engineer said that they are looking into it, but want me to reinstall, which I only want to do as an extreme last resort.   Here is the gentleman Friday, June 01, 2007 7:47 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote If you are a partner, let me know and we can create a case and have this news

David   David,   You're welcome... When this command file completes, you then need to open a command window (using Run As Administrator) and run the following command; secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\inf\defltbase.inf /db defltbase.sdb /verbose >c:\temp\secedit_output.txt (the It recreated itself and all is working again.   Thx all!   Sunday, December 16, 2007 5:22 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Works like a charm, thank thebadguy July 10, 2012 at 4:02 pm thanksssssssssssssss worked on windows 7 Sp1 Flavio April 1, 2012 at 5:02 pm Amazing. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/95d0a0f6-6162-4e86-afd4-579cae0679ce/windows-server-2008-r2-event-log-will-not-start-error-4201?forum=windowsserver2008r2general

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I'm getting "RegSetKeySecurity Error : 5 Access is denied."   This has happened twice on the same computer, both of which were fresh installs of Vista Ultimate. No more any of those "How disable …" Instead, you are actually posting very useful topics. Windows 7 Tips July 5, 2010 at 3:24 pm Well, its realy a nice post, you cover advance troubleshooting and provide very unique things, thanks John Dangerbrooks July 2, 2010 at

BeakerOfSolace Members Profile Send Private Message Find Members Posts Add to Buddy List Senior Member Joined: 15 March 2010 Status: Offline Points: 336 Post Options Post Reply QuoteBeakerOfSolace Report Post http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/windowscompatibility/thread/c75ae899-d05b-411d-a7f2-00fdd33b8589/ If issue still exists, try take ownership of the folder C:\Windows\System32\LogFiles\WMI\RtBackup and reboot the computer to see the result. Then I’ve got the idea to check my Event Viewer for a possible description of this issue… but also the EventLog wasn’t working: “Event Log service is unavailable. Windows Could Not Start The Windows Event Log Service On Local Computer Error 5 Access Is Denied Followed your directions exactly, worked perfectly.

Register Hereor login if you are already a member E-mail User Name Password Forgot Password? Event Log Service Error 4201 Windows Server 2008 When starting use Net Start, I get Access is Denied. Friday, August 17, 2007 3:25 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote In spite of my computer being seriously messed up (I think there is a sort of infinite limit.) Question: (Please be specific.) Tags: (Separate with commas.) What is a Tag?

Tuesday, July 03, 2007 5:02 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thanks for taking the time to update this thread Tuesday, July 03, 2007 5:46 PM Reply | Event Viewer Cannot Open The Event Log Or Custom View. Verify That Event Log Service Is Running By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. How is this parameter determined?   Thursday, May 31, 2007 9:30 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote What are the properties of the Event Service. Dan Marked as answer by MedicalSMicrosoft contingent staff, Moderator Wednesday, April 14, 2010 7:57 AM Tuesday, April 13, 2010 7:09 PM 0 Sign in to vote Hi, So the issue

Event Log Service Error 4201 Windows Server 2008

Please try again later. have a peek at these guys If  I try to start it manually it gives the 4201 error (“The instance name passed was not recognized as valid by a WMI data provider.”). Windows 7 Event Log Service Is Unavailable Posted in TFS, TFS 2010 RC, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 | 1 Comment » April 15, 2010 Error 4201: The instance name passed was not recognized as valid Event Log Error 4201 Server 2008 Thanks.

Friday, March 02, 2007 7:29 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  Bruce N. http://introbuilder.net/event-log/windows-event-log-not-starting-error-4201.php maybe that is the reason why the Sharing Folder Service is unable to start). Tags: Thanks! http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=423586&SiteID=1 Tuesday, February 27, 2007 10:40 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  Matrixisrl wrote: ERROR_WMI_INSTANCE_NOT_FOUND4201 The instance name passed was not recognized as valid by a WMI Event Viewer Cannot Open The Event Log 4201

The program will show you the location of the log file when it is done).   These two actions combined will reset the permissions on the registry nodes back to their It was business as usual... This solved my problem and the lovely event log was working fine as usual. http://introbuilder.net/event-log/windows-event-log-error-4201.php We restarted the server about four days later and the Event Log service will no longer start.

Baker - MSFT wrote: I am not in a loop to assist you with this and unfortunately I did not see another bug exactly related to this issue or a KB. Thanks. All started when I tried to share some pictures using the Sharing Folder capability of Windows Live Messenger and suddenly it gave me this error “Sharing folders aren’t available yet.

Eventually the problem turned out to be the incorrect permissions for the C:\Windows\System32\LogFiles\WMI\RtBackup directory.

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He has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, for 10 years in a row from 2003-2012 for his contribution in various online support forums — in Windows Client specialty.When he is Verify that the service is running. What account is it running under? click site It was running Server 2008 Enterprise, after getting the errors, I thought that upgrading to R2 might fix the problem.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007 12:16 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  Giorgio Gamberini wrote: Hi everybody I have the same EventLog issue. I look for Windows Event Log click on start and another Error Message - Windows could not start the Windows Event log service on (Server Name). there are probably many more folks that do not even know there is a problem, because they dont use the event logs!!!   Microsoft needs to get their stuff together! Thanks for passing this on!

subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT /grant=administrators=f /grant=system=f echo. That must have been what happened as I applied the SP1 patch and it worked.  This was the 5th attempt at applying the patch so it would seem that the Event Now click Startup tab and Disable All startup items and click OK to follow restart 2008 Hope on next reboot the prob will be over. the right command is:    secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\inf\defltbase.inf /db defltbase.sdb /verbose    with /cfg parameter (not /CF)I had no problem with the Network List Service.

I need this thing to work.Edit: I figured it out. Friday, June 01, 2007 7:40 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  Bruce N. Attempting to start the Windows Event Log service manually via the Services MMC resulted in error 4201. We tried many ways to get this thing work and finally it didn't work at all.

echo. If you do a Google search, there are a lot more folks running into this problem that are not part of the MS Newsgroups.   Nilesh Bhavsar Microsoft Enterprise Support Engineer Thats not always as simple as it seems, and obviously, the problem is going to come back as it did in my case.     Wednesday, May 30, 2007 3:42 PM Click Add, type SYSTEM and click OK button.