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Event Viewer crashed, couldn't start

Posted on 2013-01-07
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When trying to start error message >> Event Log servivce is unavailable.  Verify service is running.
When trying to start the service >> attached>>
Never seen this before.  Anyone knows how to troubleshoot this? Caveat - cannot reboot the server at the moment.
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AdrienneSperber earned 1500 total points
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Renaming or deleting the following folder seems to work for some users:

C:\Windows\System32\LogFiles\WMI\RtBackup
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Hmm wish I can.  Says file in use..
I'll wait for the scheduled maintenance and do it in the Safe Mode.
Thanks.
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Thanks!
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