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Attempting to create a service with SC - OpenSCManager FAILED:5 error Access is Denied

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Receive the error "OpenSCManager FAILED:5 Access is Denied" when attempting to create a new service on Windows Server 2008 R2.  User is in the Domain Admin group.  Attempted to create similar service on Windows7 machine with same result.  User is in both Domain Admin and Local Administrator groups.
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Are you using an elevated command prompt?
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