Unable to start vmware virtualcenter server service

Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name:      APPCRASH
  Application Name:      vpxd.exe
  Application Version:
  Application Timestamp:      522a6402
  Fault Module Name:      vmacore.dll
  Fault Module Version:
  Fault Module Timestamp:      522a5ca2
  Exception Code:      c0000005
  Exception Offset:      0000000000002317
  OS Version:      6.2.9200.
  Locale ID:      1033
  Additional Information 1:      ad42
  Additional Information 2:      ad4267173da6d23bd857b4080a3668d2
  Additional Information 3:      e613
  Additional Information 4:      e6137b9d5894262a77186bf8bac6c379
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
If you are using SQL Express, the database has not exceeded 10GB ?

If you restart the server, can you restart the service ?

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rjordanbotsAuthor Commented:
We are using SQL Express 2008 R2 and database is under 10GB and I've restarted the server a few times and still unable to start the service.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Is this a new installation, or installation which has failed.

time to start looking at the logs.
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rjordanbotsAuthor Commented:
It is an existing install, worked last Friday, problem found Monday morning.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
look at the vCenter Server logs.
rjordanbotsAuthor Commented:
We've reviewed the Vcenter server logs, anything in particular that we should be looking for ?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
just before the log stops... why?
Disk full?
rjordanbotsAuthor Commented:
The disk is not full.
It is a program crash.
Usually caused by bad RAM.
Any changes on the serve from the time of the install to the time the serve crashed?

Windows updates?
Backup software?
rjordanbotsAuthor Commented:
To my knowledge , no changes or Windows updates. Any other suggestions ?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
can you upload the logs...
Can you upload at least 2 windows system log entries from different startups? the more the better...
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