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SQL Server 2005 installers stop dependent services
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This article describes how to determine services that depend on the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 service.
SQL Server 2005 updates that are not completed successfully may leave services that depend on the SQL Server service in a stopped state after installation. Be aware of the services that depend on the SQL Server service before you install the update. Additionally, if the dependent services are not started after the update, start the dependent services manually, or restart the computer.
Note If you restart the computer, all dependent services that have a Startup Type of Automatic will be started in the correct order.
To determine services that depend on the SQL Server service on a computer that is running SQL Server 2005, follow these steps:
Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
For more information about SQL Server, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/default.aspxFor more information about how to determine the SQL Server version and edition, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
321185For more information about MSDE, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321185/ )How to identify your SQL Server version and edition
Article ID: 953741 - Last Review: June 10, 2008 - Revision: 1.2