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XP Services are stopped

Posted on 2011-02-23
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You can see through MSCONFIG that all services are stopped.  Services.msc brings up a blank screen.
The virus has been cleaned, need to fix the damage...
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by:bobalob
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The simplest way I think would be to grab hold of your Windows XP CD and go to Start -> Run -> sfc /scannow
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by:DanMerk
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It could also be an issue with a couple of DLL's. The following site has some good instructions on how to fix this:

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/5986902/techtips_services_mmc_is_blank_in_windows.html
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by:DanMerk
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Also, this MSDN article gives all the default settings that the services should have:

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/sys_srv_default_settings.mspx?mfr=true
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by:optoma
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What scanners were used to clear viruses? Any logfiles?
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An in place repair ultimately fixed the issue.
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Would have been nice to not have to gone through that.
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