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Title: Learn how to fix Failed to connect to a Windows service in Windows 10


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Learn how to fix Failed to connect to a Windows
service in Windows 10 Prompt Resolve
Learn how to fix Failed to connect to a Windows
service in Windows 10 Windows services play a
very important role in every system. But
sometimes, you might face a few issues regarding
these services on your computer.
One of the most common problem is reported as
Failed to connect to a Windows service error
message, which is generally seen on Windows 10 if
windows update service not running. You must
know the proper causes of this issue and some
troubleshooting methods to fix it. Common
causes for Failed to connect to a Windows
service error message This error is mostly found
when a computer crashes after the reboot process
at the time of updating its Windows. An
unexpected shutdown during Windows Updates may
cause this error message to appear on your
screen. You may also face this issue if there is
a loss of any registry settings required to
initialize the Group Policy Client
service. Workarounds for Windows service issues
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Resolve Before applying any method to resolve
this issue, try to repair and restore Windows
service components. Follow any of the below-given
methods to resolve the issue Method 1 Using
Registry You can do so by simply using the
Registry Editor. For this, follow the steps given
below
Press Windows R keys to open the Run prompt.
Type regedit, and press the Enter key or
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click the OK button to continue.
Type the following path in the Registry Editor
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Servic
es\gpsvc
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Search for ImagePath value, and check its data.
For example, if the Data is svchost.exe -k
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netsvcs, it means that svchost and netsvcs keys
can be used for this service.
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From the left window navigate to the following
path HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windo
ws NT\CurrentVersion\SvcHost
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Double-click on the netsvcs from the right pane.
Check the Value in the data field. If gpsvc is
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missing, try to add it without deleting anything.
You have to create the netsvcs Key manually if it
is not available under the SvcHost in the
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left pane. For this, right click on SvcHost
option and choose New gt Key. Enter the name of
the newly created key as netsvcs.
Now, select the newly created netsvcs key, click
on the empty space and choose New gt
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DWORD (32-bit) Value.
Enter CoInitializeSecurityParam as the new DWORD
and double click it.
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Set the value data to 1 and click on the OK
button to save changes.
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Create a new DWORD value with name as
CoInitializeSecurityAllowLowBox.on the newly
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created DWORD and set its value to 1.
Again create a 32-bit DWORD, name it as
AuthenticationCapabilities with its default value
as
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3020.
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Once you are done with the above steps, close
Registry Editor and restart your computer, check
if the issue has been resolved. Method 2
Disable Fast Startup Sometimes, the Fast Startup
option can cause Failed to connect to a Windows
service error message. In such a case, it is
recommended to turn off Fast Startup. For this,
go through the below-given steps
Press Windows Key S key combination. Type and
open Power Options from the list of
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applications.
Click on Choose what the power button does link
from the left navigation pane.
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Now, click on Change settings that are currently
unavailable
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Scroll down and from the Shutdown settings
section, uncheck the Turn on fast startup
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(recommended) option.
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At last, click on the Save changes option.
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Method 3 Stop Windows Font Cache Service
service Sometimes, the Windows Font Cache Service
may cause the issues with other services. In
such a case, you must disable it and delete the
relevant Font Cache data files by following
these steps
Press Windows Key R and type services.msc in
the search box of Run prompt. Press Enter
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key or click the OK button.
Locate Windows Font Cache Service in the Services
window. Right click on it and select the
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Stop option.
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Minimize the services window, and open the Run
prompt once again. Enter localappdata
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and press the Enter key.
In the AppData gt Local folder, delete the
FontCache data files.
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Method 4 Disable User Account Control Sometimes
the Failed to connect to a Windows service
issue is caused on administrator accounts when
UAC is turned on. You can turn off this feature
by following the steps given below
Press the Windows S keys and select User
Accounts from the list of results.
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When User Accounts window opens, click on Change
User Account Control settings.
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Now, take the slider down to Never notify.
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At last, click on the OK button to save changes.
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All the above methods will help you to resolve
Windows service error. If none of the above
methods fixes your issue, enter in the Safe mode
and check if the issue is resolved.
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