Error message from Windows services.

Posted on 2011-05-04
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Whenever I click on any service the following messenge appears:
"Configuration Manager: The service Plug and Play or service requested is not available."

Many services are in disable  state
What precise service could be the source of the problem.
Many of the services are unable to visualize the relationship dependency with other services

OS: Win XP
Question by:diteps06
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    Expert Comment

    is the plug and play service started or running?
    LVL 5

    Accepted Solution

    To resolve this problem, do the following:

        Open Control Panel Services.
        Select the Plug and Play service and click Start.

    To prevent the error from occurring in the future, do the following:

        Open Control Panel Services.
        Select the Plug and Play service and click Startup.
        Click to select the Automatic option in the Startup Type section.
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    Author Comment

    I finally saw the Plug and Play service and actived it.
    The message seems to have disappeared.
    However, I am unable to ping any network address.
    What could be the service preventing it
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    Expert Comment

    that's odd.... check windows firewall... also try pinging to
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    Expert Comment

    if you cannot ping the try this

    Reinstall TCP drivers in your Local Area Connection

    Configure correct IP address... check whether its not conflicting with any other IP

    if both above are already configured... Reinstall your Lan card drivers
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    Assisted Solution

    Also check you to make sure the network cable is pluged in you should the green and amber lights flashing.

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