python service running on Win Xp, but failing on Win NT Workstation :(

Giles Brown giles_brown at
Mon Jan 26 21:45:00 CET 2004

"Ringwraith" <lubowiecka at> wrote in message news:<bv3bs0$la0$1 at>...
> "The Purge Log Files Service service failed to start due to the following
> error:
> The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely
> fashion.
> Timeout (120000 milliseconds) waiting for service to connect. "
> Any ideas what could caused the problem?

No idea what caused the problem.  I would suggest you "import win32traceutil",
stick some print statements in early on in your code and start the
"Trace Collector Debugging tool" from the Tools menu of PythonWin.


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