Event submitted by Event Log Doctor
Event ID:
7038
Source:
Service Control Manager

Message:
The ABC service was unable to log on as DOMAIN\service.account with the currently configured password due to the following error:
Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password.

To ensure that the service is configured properly, use the Services snap-in in Microsoft Management Console (MMC).






Solution by Event Log Doctor

2007-10-02 12:22:23 UTC

This message means that the mentioned service is configured to log on under a username other than LocalSystem/NetworkService etc., but that the currently configured password is invalid.

Navigate to Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services and locate the service in question from the list.

Right-Click the service, select properties and switch to the "Log On" tab. Enter the correct password in the dialog or configure the service to run under the Local System account.


Solution by Anonymous

2020-03-29 03:19:40 UTC

I have done that, but the issue comes up often. It works fine when I retype the username & password in the "Lon On" tab and start the service. But, the issue comes back after 1 or 2 days. sometime within few hours.



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