ActivityRunner Not Starting

Posted under tips on October 11 , 2019 by Swanand Nirgudkar

One may face issue while applying SheetKraft patch wherein ActivityRunner service refuses to start. A common fix for this case is uninstalling the ActivityRunner service and installing it again.

Uninstalling ActivityRunner Service:

  • Close all running instances of TaskManager, Services, and other related applications
  • Open cmd or Powershell as Administrator and run the command sc.exe delete name_of_service

After installation, set the respective user account again from services window and start the ActivityRunner service.

If the error The specified service has been marked for deletion. is encountered while executing the command you may use this link to resolve the issue.

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