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Tuesday, 18 March 2014

World Wide Web Publishing Service will not start. Windows Process Activation Service will not start.

How to resolve an issue when the WWW and the WPA Service will not start.

WWW Service will not start


When you try to start the WWW service a message is shown that a dependency service failed to start.

Event Log


In the event log the event 7001 is logged and the error shows thae the Windows Process Activation Service has not started.

Windows Process Activation Service


If you try to start the Windows Process Activation Service, the error 6801 Transacton support within the specified resource manager is not started or was shut down due to an error.



The solution to this error is to repair the File System usind the command

fsutil resource setautoreset true c:\

Event Log


When the command is completed, the Event Log will show Event ID 136. This logs that the NTFS Meta Data as been repaired.

Start Services


You can now start the WPA Service and then the WWW Service as the NTFS Meta Data has been rebuilt.

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