I don’t know why but i got this error trying to start the SharePoint 2010 Administration service:
The SharePoint 2010 Administration service failed to start due to the following error:
The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.
But the solution which worked for me fine was the following:
You have to modify the service timeout values in the Registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control add/modify DWORD value ServicesPipeTimeout to 60000 (60 seconds)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control add/modify STRING value WaitToKillServiceTimeout to 120000 (120 seconds)
and Restart the server machine.
It is important to restart the server! I found this really nice help here.
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