And Event Viewer Says…
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Service Control Manager
Event Category: None
Event ID: 7024
Description: The SQL Server (<instance_name>) service terminated with service-specific error 17051 (0x429B).
So then I scurry on over to find out what the SQL Server logs are saying about all of this. I go here: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.<instance_name>\MSSQL\Log and open the ERROR file. Read the rest of this entry »