Failed to start the Symantec Management Client Service. Error code returned: 0x8007042c Symptoms
After installing Symantec Endpoint Protection, the Shield icon
System Tray. not appear in the
When try to open the “Symantec Endpoint Protection” Application from “Program File” the following message, "It appears that the Symantec Management Client service is not running. You will not be able to manage network protection settings through the main user interface until it is running. Do you want to start the service now?"
When clicking Yes, the following error is generated, "Failed to start the Symantec Management Client Service. Error code returned: 0x8007042c"
The “Symantec Management Client” service has a dependency on the “System Event Notification” service. If this service is not running, the “Symantec Management Client”
service will not start