Fix Error 1068: Windows 7 service could not start!

Ll_preview 1068 Thumb The error 1068 is caused by one or more Windows 7 services being disabled. To fix the error 1068 follow the steps after the break

Let’s fix the error 1068!

1. Step Click on the Start button and type ‘services.msc‘ into the “Search programs and files” box.

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Re-Enable Windows Image Acquisition Service

2. Step Usually, the most common services which would give you the error 1068 are the Windows Image Acquisition Service (for cameras and scanners), or the Print Spooler service (for printers). First we are going to re-enable the Windows Image Acquisition service. Right-click on this service and choose Properties.

Windows image 1068

3. StepNext, Select Automatic from the Startup type list box and click on the Apply button and then OK.

Windows image auto 1068

Re-Enable Print Spooler

4. Step Next, again in Services box, right click on the Print Spooler and select Properties.

printer spooler 1068

5. StepFinally, select “Automatic” from the “Startup type” dropdown box and click on the Apply button and then OK. That are the complete steps to fix Windows 7 error 1068.

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Windows 7 error 1068 may also appear when you enable the built-in Windows Firewall protection, or even starting the Print Spooler service or may occur when you start the Internet Connection Sharing wizard. Play around with the service startup types

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Uttam is a Microsoft Student Partner from Kathmandu, Nepal. Aside from blogging, Uttam is also studying computer engineering and works as a freelancer developer. Windows has always been his first love. He has been using Windows since his early days since he was in 2nd Grade. He also used a few other operating systems but never found any other OS that he grew fond of.

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