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Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service

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We're in the process of deploying Windows 7 to the our estate and we are starting to get an increasing number of devices getting the error 'Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service' when logging on.  A reboot (or two) clears the error and allows the user to logon but we're wondering if anyone out there has also come across this and if so, how to stop it from occurring!

Thanks.
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Check if the System Event Notification Service is running or not. To check for the services

1.      Click on Start

2.      In the start Search box type Services

3.      Right Click on - RUN AS ADMIN

Check if the below mentioned services has the mentioned status and start up type.

System Event Notification Service            Started                 Automatic
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ISG_Query--
MS offers a hot fix that may solve the problem.  
"This issue occurs when a new drive is added to the system while background services are still starting. The most common example of this is with Microsoft Application Virtualization Client" (App-V) .
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2590550
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Hi jcimarron.

Thanks for this fix.  We're in the process of testing to see if this resolves the issue.  Should be able to give an update later this week as to whether this has sorted the problem or not!
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Thanks for pointing that fix out.  Worked a treat!
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You are welcome.
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