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When you attempt to stop the Microsoft Exchange Server System Attendant service, the following error may occur:
If you try to stop the service manually with the following command
The service cannot accept control messages at this time.
Microsoft Windows NT
ID no 0xc0020425
NET STOP MSExchangeSAthe following error message appears:
In Event Viewer there is no indication of problems with the service.
The service cannot be controlled in its present state.
To work around this problem of the service being in an "uncontrollable" state, do one of the following:
Article ID: 180001 - Last Review: October 28, 2006 - Revision: 3.3
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