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COLDFUSION 9 DEVELOPMENT SERVER STOPPED WORKING

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" The coldfusion 9 application server service on local computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs"

I am suddenly unable to restart coldfusion 9 development server and am getting the above message. Been using the server for some time without any problems. I attach an image showing the services menu where I am trying to start from. The config of my system is

Windows 7 64 BIT
Using DREAMWEAVER, connected to coldfusion 9

Appreciate any helpWindows Services menu
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by:Rob Jurd, EE MVE
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It's Not enough information. Please post the error  from the event viewer as it will hold more information as to what the problem is
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by:dgrafx
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open Event Viewer (from windows admin tools) and look for problems having to do with CF Server.
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by:jameskane
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Thanks for taking the time on this. Went into event viewer and got the following information


Log Name:      Application
Source:        ColdFusion 9 Application Server
Date:          12/28/2013 4:50:43 PM
Event ID:      256
Task Category: None
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      James-PC
Description:
Win32 API routinue "CreateProcess" failed: The system cannot find the file specified.
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Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
  <System>
    <Provider Name="ColdFusion 9 Application Server" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="49153">256</EventID>
    <Level>2</Level>
    <Task>0</Task>
    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2013-12-28T15:50:43.000000000Z" />
    <EventRecordID>145481</EventRecordID>
    <Channel>Application</Channel>
    <Computer>James-PC</Computer>
    <Security />
  </System>
  <EventData>
    <Data>CreateProcess</Data>
    <Data>The system cannot find the file specified.
</Data>
  </EventData>
</Event> Best regards.

See also attached image
event-viewer.jpg
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Rob Jurd, EE MVE earned 500 total points
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First thing to check is whether the executible file exists.  in services, right click the Coldfusion server service and click properties.  

What is the path?  can you copy and paste here and also confirm you can find that file.
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by:Rob Jurd, EE MVE
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There's multiple errors for the server... do they all say the same thing?
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by:dgrafx
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It looks like you have several errors - not just for ColdFusion!

What's up with your machine?

Have you restarted?

Installed anything lately? Around the time of when this started happening?

Maybe restore to an earlier point in time?
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by:Rob Jurd, EE MVE
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That's a good point from @dgrafx re system restore.  May be the quickest and easiest fix :)
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Note to Rob Jurd

Hi Rob, file does exist. See attached file image.
coldfusionFile.jpg
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by:jameskane
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Problem Solved.

Did a comparison between this machine and an old one with coldfusion 9 for
C:\ColdFusion9\runtime\bin

Turns out machine with problem did not have jrun.exe - although it did have jrunsvc.exe

I copied the jrun.exe to problem machine and - did a restart and got the attached message from AVG !!  AVG percieved jrun as a threat and wanted to delete it.  I told it not to delete the file and .... problem solved.

Funny how AVG decided to declare this file a threat. The older machine also has AVG and has not deleted jrun.exe.

Many thanks to you all for taking the time on this for me.  Best wishes for new year.

Jim
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