5 Replies Latest reply on Jan 29, 2016 9:56 AM by Qmarkuley

    FMS8 Server cannot start



      FMS8 Server cannot start

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      Hello,  I am trying to install FileMaker Server 8 on a Server2003 R2 x86 box.  It's a fresh OS install with no other programs other than Windows Updates.

      I get an MMC error when trying to connect to saying "MMC has detected an error in a snap-in, it is recommended that you shut down and restart MMC".  From there, you can't click on anything inside the MMC window.

      Checking the services, I can start the File Maker Server 8 service, but not the helper.  Trying to start the helper throws the error "Could not start the FileMaker Server 8 helper service on Local Computer.  Error 1003: Cannot complete this function".

      I apologize if this topic has been covered before, but I was unable to find anything. 

      Thanks in advance.