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Article ID: 959113 - Last Review: October 21, 2008 - Revision: 1.1

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Symptom



W32time Service doest start and you may receive the following error:

System Error 126 has Occurred.

The Specified module could not be found

 

If you run "net start w32time" it receive the following message "The Windows Time Service could not be started"

Cause



This problem occurs when you have spaces added at the end of the Value specified in the TYPE Key in:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters

Resolution



1. Navigate to the following Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters

2. Double click on the TYPE Value and remove the extra space after the value. Extra spaces entered after the Value are shown as a blue selected text.

3. Restart the computer.

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APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
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