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SnapCenter SMCore service stops after Microsoft updates are installed

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter Server (SC) 4.4


  • After Microsoft updates were automatically installed,  the SMCore service stopped on the SC server host
  • All backups fail to run
  • Error seen when trying to start the service:
    Windows could not start the SnapCenter SMCore Service service on Local Computer
    Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion


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