When you try to open Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) software on your Windows computer, you may receive the following error:
Unable to start Unable to connect the Service
If you attempt to start the “Malwarebytes Service” (MBAMService) service via Services MMC (services.msc), the following error may occur:
Windows could not start the Malwarebytes Service service on Local Computer. Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start.
Additionally, when you check the dependencies of any service in the Services MMC, the following error is shown:
Service Dependencies Win32: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.
The above errors occur if the “Windows Management Instrumentation” (
WinMgmt) service is not running.Read more