Windows Deployment Service(WDS) - Unable to start the WDS service.

Posted on 2012-04-03
Last Modified: 2012-05-03
Attached the screenshot. I am unable to start the WDS sevice after installing.

Please help.
Question by:venkatspb
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is this server also a DHCP server?
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by:Lee W, MVP
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Have you googled that?  

First hit for "Service Specific Error 10048"

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First off check the event logs, I personally would clear them, then try to run the service and see what is generated.

If the server is running DHCP you will need to follow these steps

You also want to check what account the services are running under is not locked out/disabled.

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