pop3 service do not start with error code 1067

i have restart my server2003
and after it boot up my pop3 service do not start.
please help
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaIT AdministrationCommented:
What setup is on the server?
pringlesAuthor Commented:
iis web server
and email server

Usually this problem is due to Anti Virus software. Try disabling AV.
At command ptompt try: c:\services.msc --> start the pop3 service.

try "telnet localhost 110" does the pop3 server ansver?

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pringlesAuthor Commented:
no antivirus software installed
could not start the service
Error1067 : the process terminated unexpectedly

telnet do respond

Then your POP3 server is running, try accessing it fron mnother computer with:
telnet "pop3-server-ip" 110

Try disabling the firewall.

pringlesAuthor Commented:
Upon bootup i was prompted
At least one service or driver failed during system startup. Use Event Viewer to examine the event log for details

In event viewer
microsoft pop3 service stopped with error code 203
the pop3 service failed to bind the main socket. error returned is <10048>

I am unable to login to the server to receive emails
pringlesAuthor Commented:
i have removed the mail server role and reinstall it back
but the error is still there


It seemes like you have something else answering on port 110.
Try to find out what service it is and stop it (probably some other pop3 service).
It could also be Anti Virus "mail cleaner". Try to remove AV.

If you have an exchange mail server it should say something like:
+OK Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 POP3 server version 6.5.7638.1
when you>  telnet localhost 110


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pringlesAuthor Commented:
yes you are right.
another pop3 service is running
silly me
have removed that service

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