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Event ID 7023 is logged in the System log when you uninstall Services for NFS on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer

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When you uninstall Microsoft Services for Network File System (NFS) on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer, an Error event that is similar to the following is logged in the System log:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Service Control Manager
Event Category: None
Event ID: 7023
Date: Date
Time: Time
User: N/A
Computer: Computer
The Server for NFS service terminated with the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified.

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To work around this issue, stop the Server for NFS service before you uninstall NFS. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.
  2. Right-click Server for NFS, and then click Stop.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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More information

Technical support for Windows x64 editions

Your hardware manufacturer provides technical support and assistance for Microsoft Windows x64 editions. Your hardware manufacturer provides support because a Windows x64 edition was included with your hardware. Your hardware manufacturer might have customized the Windows x64 edition installation with unique components. Unique components might include specific device drivers or might include optional settings to maximize the performance of the hardware. Microsoft will provide reasonable-effort assistance if you need technical help with your Windows x64 edition. However, you might have to contact your manufacturer directly. Your manufacturer is best qualified to support the software that your manufacturer installed on the hardware.

For product information about Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, visit the following Microsoft Web site: For product information about Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 editions, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

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Article Info
Article ID : 912449
Revision : 5
Created on : 9/20/2006
Published on : 9/20/2006
Exists online : False
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