'Failed to connect to a Windows service' problem?

By adam ski
Nov 2, 2010
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  1. Computerpete

    Computerpete Newcomer, in training Posts: 151

  2. hkat2006

    hkat2006 Newcomer, in training

    I expanded protocol and it says can't collect information.

    Also, the diagnose and repair section says to plug a cable into the network adapter "local area connection" but i don't know what kind of cable or where the network adapter is.
  3. Computerpete

    Computerpete Newcomer, in training Posts: 151

    Did you download the Microsoft Fix at the bottom of the page and run it if you cannot download from the computer that has the problem use another computer and download it to your USB drive then put it in the computer with the problem and run it from there.

    This will resolve the can't collect information
    http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/668985-solved-cant-collect-information.html

    Did you check the protocols to if they was corrupted.
  4. hkat2006

    hkat2006 Newcomer, in training

    I just now got a chance to run that "fix it" on my computer. I want to thank you for spending your time and helping me. My computer is working great now!
  5. Computerpete

    Computerpete Newcomer, in training Posts: 151

    Glad I could help


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