"Error 1068" Error Message When You Try to Turn On Internet Connection Sharing
When you run the Internet Connection Sharing Wizard, you may receive one of the following error messages:
An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being enabled. The dependency service or group failed to start.
1068: Dependency service or group failed to start.
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To resolve this issue, make sure that all dependent services have been started. To do this, follow these steps:
- Click Start, and then click Help and Support.
- Under Pick a Task, click Use Tools to view your computer information and diagnose problems.
- In the Tools area, click System Configuration Utility.
- In the right pane, click Open System Configuration Utility. This opens the System Configuration Utility.
- Click the Services tab.
- Make sure all the following services are turned on. To turn on a service, click to select the check box.
- Application Layer Gateway Service
- Network Connections
- Network Location Awareness (NLA)
- Plug and Play
- Remote Access Auto Connection Manager
- Remote Access Connection Manager
- Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
- Click OK, and then click Restart.
- After Windows restarts, rerun the Internet Connection Sharing Wizard.
For additional information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Service Does Not Start and Displays "Error 1058"
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Article ID: 827328 - Last Review: 09/25/2015 08:56:00 - Revision: 3.0
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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