The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion

Posted on 2007-10-18
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I am getting this error when i am starting my default web site in IIS(XP) "The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion"
Question by:aslamitsupport
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    Are you getting any errors in the event logs?
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    Accepted Solution

    In Control Panel, open Add/Remove Programs and check if Microsoft patch KB939373 (Security Bulletin MS07-041 / 939373) is installed. If it is, try to uninstall it and see if that works.

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