Services keep crashing
Posted on 2013-05-17
I am looking for a way to find out *why* services keep stopping or why they get hung up in a stopping state to the point where taskkill (and appropriate flags) will not work.
In regards to the hug service, the only thing that works is rebooting the machine which is unacceptable. It is a trivial matter to re-install this service, but as soon as I do, it is guaranteed to get hung up in a few days. Re-installing the service every few days is also unacceptable (it is annoying and shouldn't happen)
I have not been too successful in googling so far and event logs are not shedding much light either. As far as the services that are just stopping, I am finding information on scripts to restarting it, but I would like to find out why it is stopping in the first place.
Does anyone have any direction to start looking? BTW: the software service that stops but doesn't hang is backup exec. We have tried updating the software and it still happens.
I will keep looking for an answer myself, but could use some direction if possible.
Thanks in advance.