Win2k service unstoppable

David Colliver david.colliver "at" revilloc.com
Sat, 19 Jan 2002 10:11:48 +0000


Are you able to use Computer Manager from a remote machine to check on its
service? If running, you could try restarting the service, or if stopped,
try starting it again.

Dave.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Warren" <maillist "at" devilsplayground.net>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2002 9:17 AM
Subject: Re: Win2k service unstoppable


> 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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