Windows Services

The Server Service is not starting up on Windows 2008R2


  • DFS – Error 1053
  • Error 1355 0x54B Error_No_Such_Domain
  • Naming Information cannot be located Because the RPC server is unavailable
  • Server Service state -> Starting
  • Netlogon Service -> Not Started
  • Hangs on Shut Down



  • Server service, known as the lanman servers requires hard drives that are expected to be running, to be running, if it does not you get the above sysmptoms..
  • In this particular case a Peripheral USB Hard Drive is faulty
  • other Causes can be not enough Hard Drive Space on device


  • Unplug or replace faulty USB Drive
  • If the Drive has not enough space, Free some space or replace with larger one.