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Windows Service Dependencies Error: Access Denied

When trying to click the tab for Windows Service Dependencies I get this error:

Win32: Access is denied

Could this be related to local security policy settings? Any other suggestions?

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Local Security Settings Not Applicable / Live Update Fails

In reply to: Windows Service Dependencies Error: Access Denied

Digging into local security options I found the following three all had a status of "Not Applicable", which I have never seen before.

Accounts: Administrator account status
Accounts: Guest account status
Network access: Allow anonymous SID/Name translation

However, I can log on to the local administrator account and access the network. The first symptom that alerted me to a problem last night was Windows Security no longer recognized Symantec Endpoint is installed. Scheduled scans work but there is no Network Threat Protection tab and Live Update does not work.

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Safe Mode

In reply to: Local Security Settings Not Applicable / Live Update Fails

I logged in to the same admin account using Safe Mode, and when I checked the Security Options listed above, they were as they should be:

Accounts: Administrator account status - Enabled
Accounts: Guest account status - Disabled
Network access: Allow anonymous SID/Name translation - Disabled

When I logged out of Safe Mode and logged in normally, these settings were still in effect. But I continue to get the original error when trying to click the tab for Windows Service Dependencies I get this error:

Win32: Access is denied

Also, COM+ System Application service will not start even though it is set to automatic. When I try to force a start it immediately stops again. Still no Live Update for Symantec.

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Win32: Access is denied

In reply to: Local Security Settings Not Applicable / Live Update Fails

Know this is an old thread, but many users still looking for answers and just ending up on search pages offering no effective solution.Hope this will help them. Had a problem accessing properties of services. Solved it this way: Go to Run > type dcomcnfg and hit enter. Expand Component Services > Computers. Right click My Computer and choose Properties. Go to the Default Properties tab. Place a tick mark in "Enable Distributed COM on this computer". Lower down, under Default Ayhtentication Level, choose "Connect". Below it, in Dafault Impersonatio Level, choose "Identify". Ignore if it says you cannot change it. You do not have to allow MMC, etc. to access the Internet either. Close all windows and reboot. Problem solved for me. This also solved another problem, namely trying to access Local Area Connection Prpoperties in Net work Connections.

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