RE: Can I repair parental controls service?
for my opinion, the current account may corrupted after using system restore.
i think you could create a new account to have a test.
"Paul Spoerry" wrote:
> A multi-card reader USB device caused Vista to go funky so I used system
> restore to go back to before the device was installed. Now, parental controls
> is blocking access to anyone who isn't an administrator. Even if parental
> controls are not assigned to an account the user is unable to go ANYWHERE on
> the net. They receive a message that the parental controls service is not
> running. I checked, sure enough it's set to automatic startup but when I
> start it I get an error.
> I've tried setting the service to logon of Network Service (using blank
> password since I don't know the system generated password) and I get the
> following error... I also get this error if I try to run under Local System
> "The Parental Controls service failed to start due to the following error:
> The account specified for this service is different from the account
> specified for other services running in the same process."
> I then tried to run under Local Service but then get the following:
> "The Parental Controls service terminated with the following error:
> General access denied error"
> Is there a way to reinstall the parental controls service? Is there a way to
> find out what account the "other services running in the same process" are
> running as? What services could it be talking about?
> Please help!!
> Paul Spoerry