smtp service will not start

I have installed smtp service on a windows 2003 R2 sp2 server. smtp service will not start in a timely fashion.

any ideas what is wrong or how to fix it?

Need  the server ASAP.
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jimmylew52Asked:
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jimmylew52Author Commented:
No errors in the event log.
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shauncroucherCommented:
is there anything else currently using port 25?

run netstat -anp tcp

also try telnet localhost 25.

if you get response you need to kill the app using port 25.

shaun
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jimmylew52Author Commented:
The answer was not correct but led me to the solution. The smtp service is disabled by default in 2003 server. At least on 3 of the installs I checked.
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