Terminal Services



Terminal Services does not/will not load. It is installed on the server (2000
standard) but I get error 1058 when I attempt to load it manually.

Any ideas will be greatly appreciated.



Vera Noest [MVP]

error 1058: "The service cannot be started, either because it is
disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it."

Is there anything in the EventLog which gives some more clues?

Note that starting the service manually is not possible, not even
when everything is working as it should.
278657 - Terminal Services Cannot Be Manipulated
Jul 23, 2009
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to fix this, go to services.msc -> terminal services -> right click -> properties -> log on tab

there's the hardware profiles on the bottom. for me, I selected the only one listed -- undocked profile -- and clicked enable. This allowed me to start the service. I hope this helps!

I've also added both kelly's fixes to the registry -- fix for fast user switching (34) and fix for terminal services(167). Neither of them fixed the problem as I tested afterwords and I was still unable to start terminal services. However, perhaps they allowed me to enable the hardware profile. I'm not sure what would happen if I reverted to my previous registry and attempted the same above-mentioned process.

reg files are here --> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
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