FIX: Windows could not connect to the system event notification service

This problem should easily be solved by re-enabling the service to do this follow these steps:

1. Press the Windows + R keys at the same time, then type services.msc and hit OK

Run Services
Run Services

2. Now locate  System event notification service and double-click it.

3. Make sure the blue boxes match your settings, Startup Type should be set to Automatic and the Service should be running.

 system event notification service
system event notification service

4. Change the settings to match the image and then click OK. Reboot your system

 

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Yuri Pustjens
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2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Windows
Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.

3 comments

  1. The really stupid thing is, the sentence at the bottom of the webpage:

    “Look if the problem has gone away, if it has not then please click below on I need more help and we will help you further.”

    The link you wrote about doesn’t exist. There is no further help.

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