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Event ID 1048 — Terminal Services Availability

Updated: January 5, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

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The terminal server role service relies on the Terminal Services service to be running in order to accept remote connections. Remote Desktop also relies on the Terminal Services service in order to support remote connections for administrative purposes.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 1048
Source: Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-LocalSessionManager
Version: 6.0
Symbolic Name: EVENT_TS_CONNECTION_MANAGER_START_FAILED
Message: Terminal Service start failed. The relevant status code was %1.

Resolve

Start the Terminal Services service

To resolve this issue, start the Terminal Services service on the computer. If the problem persists, restart the computer.

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in the local Administrators group, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To start the Terminal Services service:

  1. On the computer, open the Services snap-in. To open the Services snap-in, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Services.
  2. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Continue.
  3. In the Services pane, right-click Terminal Services, and then click Properties.
  4. On the General tab, ensure that Startup type is set to Automatic. If it is not, click Automatic, and then click Apply.
  5. Under Service status, click Start.
  6. Click OK to close the Terminal Services Properties dialog box.
  7. Confirm that the Status column for the Terminal Services service displays Started.

Verify

To verify that Terminal Services is available, ensure that the Terminal Services service is started.

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in the local Administrators group, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To verify that the Terminal Services service is started:

  1. On the computer, open the Services snap-in. To open the Services snap-in, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Services.
  2. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Continue.
  3. In the Services pane, locate Terminal Services.
  4. Confirm that the Status column for the Terminal Services service displays Started.

Related Management Information

Terminal Services Availability

Terminal Services

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