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The server was stopped. No configuration file found

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After a few weeks of no problem, suddenly I get:

PRTG Network Monitor 16.2.24.4273 x64

The server was stopped

System Emergency. The system was halted, because of the following: No configuration file found, but monitoring data for an unknown configuration exists! Please attend to the problem and restart the core server service thereafter.

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I am running PRTG on my home computer with Windows 10. I can see that the computer has had stisvc crashing almost every day. I am not aware of any changes made to the system that I expect to have any importance.

Both "PRTG Core Server Service" and "PRTG Probe Service" are running.

I have not uninstalled PRTG. I did not want to risk loosing my configurations, if not nessecary. I hoped to repair by just install it again, over the old installation. It did not help... :-(

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Created on Aug 5, 2016 9:36:18 PM by  RoMo17 (0) 1



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Could you go through restoring the configuration to see if that resolves the issue?

Created on Aug 8, 2016 5:40:28 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



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