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Windows 7: Desktop Window Manager Gone

07 Nov 2011   #11
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Have you seen this thread yet? Desktop Window Manager service is missing


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07 Nov 2011   #12
kel37211

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
Have you seen this thread yet? Desktop Window Manager service is missing
Yes, I got " [SC] OpenService FAILED 1060:

The specified service does not exist as an installed service. "

I don't have another computer to export the registry key from.
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07 Nov 2011   #13
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Here you go backup your registry 1st Registry - Backup and Restore
Jerry


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07 Nov 2011   #14
kel37211

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Here you go backup your registry 1st Registry - Backup and Restore
Jerry
Sweet! That worked, I merged then restarted. Thanks to everyone for the help!
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07 Nov 2011   #15
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Very good news! Much better than a repair install.
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