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Error "The Plug and Play Service Is Not Available"
Article ID: 163013 - View products that this article applies to.
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Attempts to start Control Panel Devices may result in the following error:
Configuration Manager: The Plug and Play service is not available.
This error occurs if the Plug and Play service in Control Panel Services is set to Manual Startup.
To resolve this problem, do the following:
Additional symptoms you may see when the Plug and Play service is not started include missing the appropriate driver descriptions under the SCSI Adapters Control Panel tool and the following error message when you access the Drivers tab in the SCSI Adapters tool:
Error occurred getting driver list from inf file. Err=0