Altiris Service will not start "Error 0x80004005: Unspecified error"
|Article:TECH122261|||||Created: 2010-03-04|||||Updated: 2010-03-04|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH122261|
Altiris Log message:
<event date='Mar 04 13:16:12' severity='1' hostName='XXX' source='ComService' module='AeXNSAgent.exe' process='AeXNSAgent.exe' pid='3200' thread='3976' tickCount='3202875' >
<![CDATA[Unexpected error in ServiceMain: Unknown error]]>
NS 6.0 SP3
DEP (Data Execution Prevention) is preventing the Altiris Service from starting.
Run CMD.exe as an Administrator and run bcdedit /enum and look at the "nx" value. If its set to "AlwaysOn" then this is the issue. Change DEP to "OptIn".
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH122261