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    Unable to start windows Time service in windows vista

    Whenever I tried to start windows time service, I get following error messages:
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    Windows could not start the Windows Time Service on Local Computer.

    Error 1290: The service start failed since one or more services in the same process have an incompatible service SID type setting. A service with restricted service SID type can only coexist in the same process with other services with a restricted SID type. If the service SID type for this service was just configured, the hosting process must be restarted in order to start this service.
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    Do you have any Idea about fixing this error?



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    Support Array
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    Re: Unable to start windows Time service in windows vista

    This problem is related to registry and You can follow the below given procedure to solve this issue:
    • First of all, click on "Start" button and type "regedit.exe" in the search box and hit enter. It can ask for Administrator Password. If it asks you then provide the password and click on "Continue" button.
    • Now navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Servic es\TapiSrv
    • In the pane which shows details, right click on "ImagePath" and then click on "Modify"
    • In the box of "Value data", type "%SystemRoot%\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService" value in registry and click on Ok.
    • Finally exit the registry editor and restart your computer.It will fix your issue.
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    ak47 Array
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    Re: Unable to start windows Time service in windows vista

    To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
    Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit.exe in the Programs list.
    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.
    Locate the following registry subkey, and then click it:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Servic es\TapiSrv
    In the details pane, right-click ImagePath, and then click Modify.
    In the Value data box, type the following registry value, and then click OK:
    %SystemRoot%\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
    Note If NetworkService does not appear in the %SystemRoot%\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService registry value, the problem that is described in the "Symptoms" section may occur.
    Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer.

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