ISA 2000 Specified service does not exist as an installed service

Posted on 2009-12-30
Last Modified: 2013-12-05
I had a virus on this server, now ISA server control will not start.  It is ISA 2000, SBS 2000, when i try to start the service it says "Could not start the Microsoft ISA Server Control service on Local Computer.  Error 2147943460: The specified service does not exist as an installed service."

I tried reinstalling ISA, i checked the registry key against a similar server.  Everything looks right, but it will not start and users can't access the internet.  Any ideas?
Question by:computrex
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    Expert Comment


    First of all make sure that you have got all latest patches/service packs installed from Microsoft update site, since there were some issues like you are facing have been reported before!

    Now once you update the updates then restart the server and if you again face the same issue let me know what errors been reported under event viewer.

    Faraz H. Khan
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    Accepted Solution

    I was able to fix the problem.  I found that there was a missing registry key under HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services called SharedAccess.  I exported it from a similar 2000 server and imported it onto this one, and rebooted.  Everything started up normally then.

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