Win2k service unstoppable

Dave Warren maillist "at"
Sat, 19 Jan 2002 09:20:32 +0000

I've run into this once in a while, it went away when I upgraded my 
video drivers.

If you have the NT/W2K resource kit, you can use KILL.EXE to terminate 
the process...

Kenneth Porter wrote:

> My VNC service on Win2k Server has stopped responding, and I can't shut
> it down remotely with the management console; it just reports "stopping"
> and appears to be ignoring the stop request. I expect I'll have to
> reboot the server to get VNC back again. I see nothing interesting in
> the event logs that might give a clue.
> Anyone have experience with this? Is there anything I can do short of
> rebooting the box?
> Attempts to telnet to port 5900 are refused so I think the service is no
> longer even listening.

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