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How to connect to Service Manager of a remote windows 7 PC?

Posted on 2014-02-19
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Hello there,

When I try to connect to Service Manager of a remote windows 7 PC, logged in admin(domain admin), I get the following message:
"Windows was unable to open service control manager database on XXXXX.
Error 5: Access is denied

Please advise how can I get around?

Thanks and Regards
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Question by:goprasad
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Arjun Vyavahare earned 250 total points
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Hi,

To resolve this issue, disable UAC. Click the Start button, select Control Panel > User Accounts > Change User Account  Control settings, and move the slider down to the lowest level. You must restart your machine for this change to take effect.

Regards,
Arjun
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Is this domain-joined computer and do you use administrator account?
Is remote registry service enabled on remote computer and firewall configured properly?

It it's workgroup - the account you use on your local computer must have the same login and password as the one on the remote computer.
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It's a domain joined VM.
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