Server Service won't start.  Gets "Access Denied"

Posted on 2008-11-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
The svchost.exe process exceptioned out at reboot.  The SErver service won't start.  Keeps getting 'Access Denied' when I try to restart it from within Services MMC.  When I look at the permissions on C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe, the System account has full control.
Question by:JAMI2
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    Any other events in the event logs?
    Was the server templated?

    Open a cmd window and sc sdshow lanmanserver

    should see something like this:

    The end letters are users or groups ;;;AU Authenticated users, ;;;SY Local System

    To decode see or search engine SDDL:

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    Saw this message right after rebuilt the server from backup image.  Since rebooting again, I have not seen the message since.  Maybe just a fluke?

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