Install reported as successful but 'Symantec System Recovery' service is not installed or registered.

Problem

Installation of Symantec System Recovery (SSR) 2013 is reported as successful but the 'Symantec System Recovery' service is not installed or registered.

Solution

Warning: Incorrect use of the Windows registry editor may prevent the operating system from functioning properly. Great care should be taken when making changes to a Windows registry. Registry modifications should only be carried-out by persons experienced in the use of the registry editor application. It is recommended that a complete backup of the registry and workstation be made prior to making any registry changes.

  1. Set the following registry key to 0: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\LeakTrack
  2. Run command prompt as administrator and change into the following directory: \Program Files\Symantec\Symantec System Recovery\Agent
  3. Run the following command: VProSvc.exe /service /Start=auto
  4. Go to START/RUN, run services.msc
  5. Manually start the Symantec System Recovery service

 


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