How to Fix “Could Not Connect to the System Event Notification Service” Error in Windows Vista

January 26, 2009 – 6:00 am

Sometimes Windows Vista does “special” things that sometimes made me say “This beats me!” a few times. Thankfully, there are many people out there that face the same problem as mine and already posted a solution online. One of the most recent problem that I’ve experienced is that I could not connect to the Internet after I got the error message “Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. Please consult your system administrator.

The best part is that I logged on to my machine with an administrator account! Lol! After searching the net for solutions (plus a few times cursing Microsoft), I’ve found one that works!



How to Fix “Could Not Connect to the System Event Notification Service” Error

1- Log on to your Windows system. Just ignore the error message for the time being.

2- Go to Windows Start button -> All Programs -> Accessories

3- Right click on Windows Command Prompt and choose Run as administrator. Wait for the Command Prompt to launch.


4- Using the command prompt, navigate to the C:\Windows\System32\ folder.

5- Type “netsh” and press Enter. The prompt will change to netsh>

6- Type “Winsock reset“. Press Enter once more.


7- Reboot your computer.


I cannot guarantee that this will work for you but in my case, the problem disappeared after the next Windows reboot. I don’t even want to know what “Winsock reset” really did. I am just happy the System Even Notification error message had gone away and if you happen to encounter the same problem, this is worth a try!

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  1. 174 Responses to “How to Fix “Could Not Connect to the System Event Notification Service” Error in Windows Vista”

  2. Wow, nice trick.. just installed vista in my PC..So far no problem Thanks for sharing..

    By Nicholas | on Jan 26, 2009

  3. Cannot thank you enough. Your tip really work.

    By Ethan on Jan 27, 2009

  4. Nice solution. Thanks.

    Visited your blog for the first time… Hope to see you around

    By Nihar on Feb 5, 2009

  5. Man, thank you so much! Nothing to be found in the net, but your site and it helps!

    By arnold kuebel on Feb 8, 2009

  6. You ‘da man!

    Thanks alot! Saved me restoring the whole thing.

    By Steve on Feb 15, 2009

  7. you are awesome. u just saved my friend from missing coursework delivery!

    By zaza on Feb 17, 2009

  8. A Very Big THANKS!

    By Mark on Feb 18, 2009

  9. Perfect guide for dummies like my self! Thank you very much!

    By Stig on Feb 25, 2009

  10. Man thank you very much.
    It has been 3 days and i didn’t know how to fix it. you saved my laptop
    But everyday it happens to me and I have to do this? Is there anything to remove this error completly?

    By ramy on Feb 26, 2009

  11. @ramy: Suggested that you update your Windows. And don’t ever leave your USB thumb drive slotted in why Windows starts. I experienced this error when I did this.

    By Syahid A. on Feb 27, 2009

  12. Thank you, I will try to do that.
    But every time I turn on my Laptop, it shows me an error “Host Process for windows services stopped working and was closed. A problem caused the application to stop working correctly. Windows will notify when a solution is available.”
    Does anyone know what this problem is and what I might do to rectify it? Most times I have to do a hard re-boot in order to get the system working correctly, as a soft boot or restart is unresponsive.

    By Ramy on Feb 27, 2009

  13. Thx man! Screw Vista!

    By FT on Mar 2, 2009

  14. problem with vista. i also got the Could Not Connect to the System Event Notification Service” Error and i read some solutions online but all of those remedies involved an open pc. my pc wont even start properly even the admin account. when i log to the standard account i get the “couldnt connect error”, when i log to the admin account the password is accepted but right after that a blank black screen with only just a cursor appears and thats it.. nothing happens whatever key i press..
    dont know how to solve if i cant even open my laptop.. pls help.. thankz..

    By angela on Mar 10, 2009

  15. You should try doing the same thing in “Safe Mode”. You need to log-in and wait until the screen to finish loading and returns you to the Windows Vista desktop.

    By Syahid A. on Mar 10, 2009

  16. ok, il try that.. and see what wil happen.. thankz..

    By angela on Mar 15, 2009

  17. OMG! Your tip really saved my laptop! Tanks Very MUCH!!! This tip really work!!

    By Yaileanne on Mar 17, 2009

  18. Ya this works…thnx

    By Someone on Mar 29, 2009

  19. I love this site. Billion thanks saved me lots of time.I used netsh and I followed instructions worked for me great. Love you techmalaya and respect to your knowledge

    By Michael Para on Apr 7, 2009

  20. I will recommend your site for every one in Canada

    By Michael Para on Apr 7, 2009

  21. Thanks. This just save a lot of time and frustration over the next while. The laptop is back in business!

    By Grant on Apr 20, 2009

  22. Worked great! This problem came up right after clean install of Windows 7 RC1.

    By Joe on May 6, 2009

  23. Thanks you sooo much. You are a life saver…

    By Clifton on May 12, 2009

  24. God bless you.. you have just saved my night.
    I’m very disappointed as always with Microsoft for not having any information on this though.


    By justtosaythanks on May 12, 2009

  25. Amazing!!! I have been looking for this answer for 6 days. THANK YOU!

    By kaleb on May 20, 2009

  26. Had this problemn today.Tried this fix. Unfortunately did work for me. Found another fix at another site.Thank Goodness it worked!!!!
    Here’s the fix. Good Luck!!!

    1.Start the Run program in Windows

    2.Type “services msc” without the invert

    3.Scroll down the running program list

    4.Look for System Event Notification Services

    5.If it is “Disabled” or in “Manual” mode
    change it to “Automatic” Be careful!!! Don’t
    change any other.

    6.Reboot and Log in as usual.

    By H Moideen on May 21, 2009

  27. Sorry I should say ” Unfortunately it did not work for me”

    By H Moideen on May 21, 2009

  28. mannnn,,i love youuu!!!!

    By hanazono hairi on Jul 23, 2009

  29. awww thanks, …been really helpful.

    By P Olomofe on Jul 31, 2009

  30. i freaking love you, ty so much

    By jho on Aug 4, 2009

  31. WORKED! This error seemed really critical, so many things were broken and it looked bad. Most sites suggested reformatting for something so nasty.

    Vista had frozen on me after trying to wake up from a hibernation and didnt successfully reload, after rebooting I was greated with this.. thank you so much for your quick fix!

    By Bill on Aug 4, 2009

  32. worked a treat. thanks. t

    By trevor on Aug 18, 2009

  33. Thank you very much.This helps me and save me time to reinstall OS.Again thank you.

    By Bobibo on Sep 2, 2009


    By Emil on Sep 3, 2009

  35. it worked–thanks!!!!!!!!!

    By bob on Sep 4, 2009


    By Shawn on Sep 8, 2009

  37. You are a genius – Microsoft should pay you a massively for sorting out their junk bugs!

    By Graham on Sep 11, 2009

  38. Thank you very much!!!! It helped! I had the same as someone else here, just a black screen with a cursor after logging in to the administration account, and a “could not connect to the SENS service” when logging in to the guest account!

    By Benny on Sep 14, 2009

  39. Thank you so very very much, this solved my problem. I was so close to buying a new laptop, oh… glad I didn’t. Thanks again, I’m so happy I can’t put it in words :)

    By DO on Sep 22, 2009

  40. Thank U very much,
    It worked on my windows 7 rc
    I had to do a system restore afterwards to get my display settings right

    By Paul on Oct 4, 2009

  41. You have to be an absolute god !!!!! Seriously my sis laptop was fukked and this simple tip saved my life … MICROSFOT HIRE THIS GUY

    By MuFFiN on Oct 12, 2009


    By Synth1 on Oct 14, 2009

  43. Thakns buddy it really worked.

    By Shailendra Kumar on Oct 16, 2009

  44. If this works you have saved me HOURS of hard work trying to fix my work computer. Thank you so much for posting this online. People don’t realize how much stress they can relieve in other people’s lives by posting stuff like this when they find a solution!
    THANK YOU!!! :) :) :)

    By Jonathan on Oct 16, 2009

  45. You are a genius! How did you manage to find this fix?

    By Brendan Robinson on Oct 22, 2009

  46. @Brendan: From one site on the Internet, can’t remember the address.

    By Syahid A. on Oct 27, 2009

  47. You da man!

    God, I had Microsoft.

    By Craig on Nov 2, 2009

  48. Sorry, typo, “had” should be “hate”.

    By Craig on Nov 2, 2009

  49. Thanks heaps Bro… tried fixing the problem for 1 freakin whole day to no avail!!! Googled on my phone and found your fix…works perfect saves me reinstall.

    Thanks Again Bro

    By Chet on Nov 6, 2009

  50. Cheers mate – you’re a life saver!!!!!

    By Sharon on Nov 12, 2009

  51. you genius.. thanks a lot!!! can you please tell me why this issue occurs and how to fix it for good?

    By Anjan on Nov 20, 2009

  52. thnx mate.. hats off to u…. cheers

    By Sidwick on Nov 23, 2009

  53. Man are great ….really techy did not only resolve issue with system event notificatgion service it also resolve the issue related with windows wireless service..thanks buddy..

    By Jayant on Nov 26, 2009

  54. Thank you very very very very much !!!

    By Thanasis on Nov 29, 2009

  55. A big thank you. Looks like your post has been most valuable ALL year! Good on you.

    By Drew W on Dec 6, 2009

  56. This seems to works for me every time that my daughter’s computer goes on the fritz:P

    By Aeryn on Dec 8, 2009

  57. What does this mean:

    “Using the command prompt, navigate to the C:\Windows\System32\ folder”


    “Navigate” how? Type it at the prompt? Doesn’t work? Type something else to bring up navigation?

    I want to fix this error, but some of us are just dumb (or not knowledgeable, or even mind readers). Thank you.

    By I No Speaky Yer Language on Dec 9, 2009

  58. no worries, just type “cd C:\Windows\System32\”

    By Syahid A. on Dec 9, 2009

  59. Netsh and then Winsock Reset. Worked like a charm. Beem stumped WAY too long on this one. Beautiful!! Thanks!!

    By Tina on Dec 11, 2009

  60. thank u very much. your tip is very helpfull.
    i luv it. very simple and techy .

    By madhca on Dec 29, 2009

  61. thank you so much! It realy solved my Vista problem and saved a lot. – from China

    By seanmeng on Dec 29, 2009

  62. WOW!!! it is working. Thank man. I dont know how you found solution. any how you are soooooooo good.

    By vijayan on Jan 1, 2010

  63. Dude, you rock!! Just saved me a full re install. Can’t thank you enough :-)

    By Rusk on Jan 12, 2010

  64. I’m getting this same issue on a clean build of Windows 7 RTM.

    Ridiculous that Microsoft have been silent on this bug which has been around since 2007.

    By Squuiid on Jan 13, 2010

  65. This is the only thing that worked!!!! After pouring though Microsoft’s “website” and “help”less forum which did no good.

    By apiske on Jan 15, 2010

  66. Thank goodness I found your page on Yahoo! I was having the same problem and couldn’t find the solution for sometime already and your suggestion works! Thank you.

    By DetoxGal on Jan 16, 2010

  67. Thanks very much – took 1 minute and solved the problem!!!

    By Martin Brett on Jan 31, 2010

  68. Thanks for your solution, it sorted out my laptop for me. Many thanks!

    By Hao Zhu Ba Jie on Feb 4, 2010

  69. I get the message “the requested operation requires elevation”

    By David on Feb 9, 2010

  70. Your fix worked man. Thank you so much!
    My problem started today. I got that message and found out that the sidebar wasn’t showing the gadgets. My saved accounts and info in Live Messenger were gone too. But the steps above fixed the source of the problems. Thank you again.

    By AbdulAziz on Feb 11, 2010

  71. Another happy customer! Thnx much. Vista 32 system same message, “Could Not Connect to the System Event Notification Service”

    Good to go now!!!!!

    By RIkopus on Feb 11, 2010


    By Mark BOs on Feb 21, 2010

  73. Great post :) Winsock LSP problems have been a common symptom of malware since at least Windows2K. N.B.: Resetting the “windows sockets” catalog has some side-effects:

    In my case, this repaired a laptop in another state, where the “Could not connect to the system event notification service” traced back to a missing dependency for SENS, the “RPC Endpoint Mapper.” “SFC /scannow” could not find any errors, so we had to start looking at more exotic solutions. This page reminded me of this old, old issue, and it solved our problem. Thank you – very much.

    By Kirk M. Schafer on Feb 24, 2010

  74. omg thanks so much my gf launched my laptop off the wall earlier trying to fix this thank god it started and i found ur tip mate!!!!!! would be lost without internet!!!! thank u so so much!!!!!!!!

    By george grosart on Mar 24, 2010

  75. This worked for me too, thanks very much for the help.

    By Paul Smart on Mar 30, 2010

  76. very very much thanks to you friend…this is worked with windows 7 too.

    By suhas on Apr 3, 2010

  77. Thanks a lot my friend!You are the first and the best solution over the web!God bless you…

    By George on Apr 6, 2010

  78. Life and Job saver!!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!!!!

    By Matt on Apr 13, 2010

  79. Thank you so much!
    It worked just fine for me!

    By Alberto on Apr 29, 2010

  80. dang, i can’t seem to get this to work, i have the same symptoms and everything too. i was trying to uninstall some programs when my computer booted down and then when i went to boot back up the stupid “could not connect to the system event notification” message came up. any help would be so nice. i did this solution twice and it still hasn’t fixed it. i’m on widnows 7 pro 64bit. i don’t have internet, for some reason my legal version of windows 7 has become deactivated, AVG isn’t running, and i can’t do anything with this stupid temp profile. please everyone, i’m desperate. really hope its not a worm…

    By djer on May 4, 2010

  81. and my computer for some reason starts up uber slow now, and takes forever to shut down, please everyone, anything will help. thanks!

    By djer on May 4, 2010

  82. oh my god,,! ive been trying to figure out ten other problems related to this,,i.e.: internet connection, updates, modem, everything i tried won’t work.. i thought i had to go last resort by system restore….! that could take hours and hard work..! im glad i saw your page..! real life saver!

    By Afida on May 8, 2010

  83. Hello and thank you for a great fix:) It worked fine for me, BUT approx. 1 week later the problem returned. Then I ran the fix again and it worked, then a few days later the problemwas back and it continues to do this. I have looked in services and set all dependencies to restart if failed – that didn’t seem to help. So far your fix works but is not a permanent solution. Also Microsoft FixIt seems to help, but again not a permanent solution. I’m using a Toshiba Satellite L40-139 with Vista Home Premium Danish, all drivers are up to date. Kaspersky danish version.

    Any other had the same, where the fix work but not permanently?

    If the author like we can exchange thought on this, just contact me:)

    With kind regards


    By Jan Johansson on May 17, 2010

  84. Thanks. Worked perfectly

    By Stephen Davies on May 24, 2010

  85. Thanks. This worked for me.

    By James on May 25, 2010

  86. Thanks for the instructions to fix “Could Not Connect to the System Event Notification Service” – worked PERFECT.


    By moby935 on May 30, 2010

  87. Fantastic! I am able top work again thanks to you!

    Wish you the best!

    By emilio on Jun 21, 2010

  88. Thanks so much man, I couldn’t even get internet with my laptop! helped alot

    P.S. This also works for Windows 7

    By Evan on Jul 9, 2010

  89. i don’t know. worth a try!

    By Syahid A. on Jul 10, 2010

  90. Thanks man, its definitely works

    By agas on Jul 14, 2010

  91. Thanks so much. This worked like a charm. Had a little trouble trying to figure out how to run the command prompt as an administrator. Turns out I just needed to right click on command prompt to select it.

    By Dawn on Jul 17, 2010

  92. Wow! This worked just fine, even restored other services like wireless network, DHCP, … that were broken. I was struggling with this for hours. So simple and thanks.

    … Ray

    By thermoray on Jul 19, 2010

  93. Thank u so much i was in big problem and this process work Be blessed.

    By Githinji Daniel on Jul 27, 2010

  94. top work brother

    By pb on Jul 31, 2010

  95. 7
    You are resourceful, it restored a bunch of other services that were not working anymore!

    By Evans on Aug 3, 2010

  96. omgosh thank you so much thought i was about to go haywire without my laptop thanks alot….really!!!!

    By tracy h. on Aug 4, 2010

  97. well i’m just about to find out if this works on windows 7 :) hope it does
    something makes me feel this is not going to work :D
    nope it doesn’t :)
    it still takes like a million years to log on + almost everything doesn’t work (when it finally logs on)

    it is interesting that the same solution is (on some other sites) offered for windows 7 too…but clearly it doesn’t least in my case

    By marino on Aug 9, 2010

  98. i know it is not a real solution to the problem, but i thing that the best thing one could do about this is to simply repair windows installation in case this doesn’t help, because i still haven’t seen another type of solution to this problem

    By marino on Aug 9, 2010

  99. YOU”RE THE BEST!!!

    By Jojo De Castro on Aug 19, 2010

  100. oh, wow…thanks so much!
    I’ve had this problem for ages and couldn’t figure out how to fix it! I bought another laptop!!! If only I had known this before….it’s too easy :) Oh well, I have two now :)

    THANK YOU!!!!

    By Dominique on Aug 19, 2010

  101. Omg your a total lifesaver !

    By Wyanne Albert on Aug 20, 2010

  102. Great fix! Thanks for adding on to experience.

    By Chip on Aug 25, 2010

  103. For those interested, this procedure resets the Windows Sockets which can become corruted by malware or poor software.

    By Simon on Aug 27, 2010

  104. Thank you so much! You’re a lifesaver, I thought for sure my laptop was gone!

    By Kate on Sep 1, 2010

  105. Thanks in a million!!! Your suggestion worked like magic and saved me from a long-period of stress caused by my inability to connect to the internet on my windows vista laptop. Once again, sincere appreciation for making my day!

    By Fatai Adebayo on Sep 1, 2010

  106. thanks voor the sharing. Your way to fix the probleem does works for mee too.

    thx again

    By Hamid on Sep 2, 2010

  107. i did all the things you said and the message didn’t appear anymore after i reboot the computer. however, my laptop can’t detect any wireless connections anymore. it says “no connections are available”. so what do i do now?

    By cc on Sep 4, 2010

  108. Thanks so much for this tip it saved my week for sure :-)

    By Mikael Eklund on Sep 5, 2010

  109. make sure that you have turned on your wifi (physical switch or something) and then try to connect to an open access point first (anywhere nearby). there are so many possibilities. good luck!

    By Syahid A. on Sep 5, 2010

  110. Worked for me. Many thanks!

    By Sir John on Sep 7, 2010

  111. worked

    By Amit on Sep 11, 2010

  112. Thanks a lot for the wonderful solution…

    By ravinder on Sep 13, 2010

  113. Awesome. Thanks!

    By Ben on Sep 16, 2010

  114. Thanks very much for this… worked a treat!

    By Chris on Sep 16, 2010

  115. It worked for me too. Some clarification-
    It works only when you are as an administrator. Once you are in command mode, you can change directory by typing chdir c:\\windows\system32
    then type “netsh” and then type “winsock rest” and then restart computer.

    By Hagrawal on Sep 17, 2010

  116. Thankyou soooo much!

    By erin on Sep 18, 2010

  117. thanks a million

    By bmays on Sep 18, 2010

  118. thank you, you have made me very senang.Saya think I have to reinstall windows, it was not …. I am very grateful pleasure ….

    By Johanes on Sep 30, 2010

  119. Thanx… Great Solution.. ^_^

    By Ayex on Oct 1, 2010

  120. Tnx a lot man! I’ts fixed! :D

    By Lucas J on Oct 6, 2010

  121. I ran into the same problem after removing the Bonjour service LSP, which is installed with Itunes/Photoshop and a few other programs.

    Basically what is happening is the TCP/Winsock registry settings have become corrupted. With Windows XP, there was a popular tool that simply deletes the registry keys and recreates them (winsockfix.exe), but in Vista/Windows 7 you have to do it manually. Using netsh, in any form will NOT fix this issue when you get the 11003 error.

    Here is the fix that I discovered when you get the error 11003:

    Basically you are going to delete Winsock and Winsock2 keys from your registry, then delete and re-add TCP/IP. Immediately after I did this, the problem was fixed, no more delay to get to the desktop, and no problems with Internet or otherwise.

    A side note is that the inf file that they ask you to edit is protected in Windows 7, and probably Vista too, and you have to take ownership of it before you can edit it. Simply right click the nettcpip.inf, click properties, security, advanced, and then owner, and set yourself as the owner of that file, also make sure you have full permissions to read and write to the file as well. Those settings can also be found under the security tab.

    *Note, a possible alternative is to simply export the Winsock and Winsock2 keys from another Vista/Windows 7 computer and then import them into the broken computer I did not try this method, but it may be a lot easier if you have a spare computer around.

    By blah on Oct 9, 2010

  122. phew…it really worked.
    U the man.
    thanks a lot dude

    By bala on Oct 11, 2010

  123. Thank you so much! This worked like a charm. Eternally grateful.

    By judie on Nov 8, 2010

  124. Thank you for the solution, it’s really helpfull

    By -ZoE- on Feb 19, 2011

  125. Hi, just a quick note to say thanks for this tip, I was losing hope!

    By Gareth_London on Feb 27, 2011


    By steve on Mar 4, 2011

  127. thanks a lot… Woke up this morning and found the PC at a state like that… stupid Window problem… ZZZ

    By JakeL168 on Mar 8, 2011

  128. very nice tip, a simple trick that solves a lot of problem

    By Shah on Mar 21, 2011

  129. Man, thank you so much! Nothing to be found in the net, but your site and it helps!

    By mohsen on Apr 12, 2011

  130. Thanks soooooo much your awesome! It works wonders on my computer!!!

    By Serenity Felwitch on Apr 14, 2011

  131. Bom post funcionou na prefeição

    By Vsrebelo on Apr 21, 2011

  132. Brilliant!
    Thanks for sharing this fix.
    Worked for me too!!

    By Chris on May 2, 2011

  133. Wow thank you million times man! You saved my life! I’m a master student and you can’t imaging how internet connection is like water to me since I have loads of researches to do! And that solved it all! Thank you thank you thank you so much!

    By LuLu on May 19, 2011

  134. 1000000000000000000000000 thanks!

    By yes on May 21, 2011

  135. 5
    I was getting the problem “failed to start system event notification service” and the internet was not working.

    Tried winsock restart but still the problem persists. Kindly help ASAP

    By sm on May 31, 2011

  136. Great Dear ……………….. Works well .. thanks

    By AlizTouch on Jun 5, 2011

  137. wow! Ur too gud.. Dis rly wrks.. :) im so hpy.. It kicked my ass for a whole 1 dy to fix dis prblm.. Bt wen i gt dis sol. It tuk me jst 1 min… Thnks alot for ur fruitful sol. God bless u!! :)

    By Grishma on Jun 18, 2011

  138. It hasn’t worked for me, still get that irritating message. Can’t access internet and my computer startup is sooooooooooo slow.

    any other suggestions?

    Thanks in advance

    By natascha on Jun 23, 2011

  139. Thank you!!!

    By emilios on Jul 18, 2011

  140. It worked for me like a charm… I was able to connect back to the internet aside from the fact that this annoying message is not popping up anymore..
    Thanks for your help!

    By Ed Rivera on Jul 26, 2011

  141. billion thanxxxxxxx to publish this trick….i was trying to fresh install of my win 7..but luckily i got your trick and applied it and viola.!!! it worked…thanxxx man…..keep up your good work

    By mhd on Aug 9, 2011

  142. Uhhh … didn’t work. You may not be God after all …

    By Willaj on Aug 27, 2011

  143. The message don’t pop up anymore but my sound is still not working, it can’t connect…

    By monique on Sep 4, 2011

  144. thank you it works for me 100%
    God bless you

    your really helped more people keep up the good work and God will bless you mate ^_^

    By Hachibi on Sep 7, 2011

  145. Ur the best person ever!

    By Asfnsjhdjs on Sep 19, 2011

  146. I would like to try this, but i am experiencing this problem and it won’t allow me to log into the account due to this error. Any advice?

    By Jeremiah on Sep 24, 2011

  147. I worked on this issue for 8-10 hours and FINALLY found your post. Thank you so much! Was starting to think that buying a refurbished computer was a bad idea, but now I am up and running. My issue was with Windows 7, but it worked. You are a lifesaver!

    By Denyse on Oct 9, 2011

  148. I wrote a long thank you message but forgot to put in the spam protection answer and it was lost so I am going to just say thank you and leave it at that. Thank you.

    By Lance on Nov 1, 2011

  149. It worked for me! I almost decided to reformat my computer! thank you so much!! Gosh!!! You guys save lives with free tech support on forums!! =)

    By Arulnathan on Nov 18, 2011

  150. Worked wonderfully, thanx. I’d like to know what just changed to cause this. I hate Vista.

    By bryan on Dec 26, 2011

  151. thank u sooooooooooooooooooooo muchhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh……v r really genius….wish u lots of happiness

    By bhavyasri on Dec 27, 2011

  152. thank u loadssssssssssss….wish u all happiness in worldddddddd…………….u r genius……..

    By bhavyasri on Dec 27, 2011

  153. not any of these worked for me, still getting the same error + my internet connections are not working. i’m writing this from my friends laptop since my own pc isn’t working good.

    if you have any new solutions please reply to this.


    help is needed.

    By kaasu on Dec 28, 2011

  154. Thanks…perfect. But I too would like to know what causes this to happen.

    By Larry on Dec 28, 2011

  155. Thanks man, you’re awesome. I had a really important job to do when this silly error happened. You saved me man.

    By Ali on Jan 10, 2012

  156. thanks, it work whit w7 64bit sp1.
    best regards

    By Ana Dias on Jan 23, 2012

  157. Thanks a lot, it works on Windows 7 as well. Saved me alot of time. I was just about to reformat the hard drive.

    By David on Jan 23, 2012

  158. You’re a genious! It not only worked fixing the SENS error above but also FIXED the windows sidebar which for some reason online gadgets could not connect or interlink with the internet. Couldn’t use the sidebar for ages till today !!! Thanks again!!!
    on Desktop Vista 32bit.

    By BT on Feb 5, 2012

  159. thanks, such a big problem, such a simple solution…

    By cenk on Mar 3, 2012

  160. Awesome! It worked perfectly for me. Thanks for saving me 100$ to bring it in to get fixed.

    By Mathew on Mar 10, 2012

  161. help me please.. :(
    I had already tried many times..
    in safe mode too

    but it still not working..can you tell me how to fix this problem?..thanks

    By Black on May 6, 2012

  162. Thanks to you, my laptop is working again! I am very grateful. Your instructions are wonderfully clear and idiot-proof (i.e. custom-made for me).

    By Vidame on Jun 14, 2012


    By Jay-ar on Jun 25, 2012

  164. Thank you soooo much!!! I am not a teckie person at all and panicked when I got this problem. I seriously thought I was going to have to throw my laptop away, but it was easily fixed with by our solution :-)

    By Sarah on Nov 24, 2012

  165. Thank you so much, thanks to you I’m back online :) )

    By Rony on Dec 12, 2012

  166. Thank you so much! Even the Microsoft forums didn’t help.

    By Amber on Dec 16, 2012

  167. Hey
    Indeed it was a very simple and helpful solution. I spent almost a day trying other soutions in vain but this was one bullseye.
    Thankyou very much

    By SGzz on Dec 21, 2012

  168. Merci frate !

    By Dan on Jan 2, 2013

  169. Thanks man – worked for me as well!

    By metoo on Jan 10, 2013

  170. Thank you! Worked for me!

    By Atiqah on Feb 28, 2013

  171. I followed your instructions and it solved my problems with the SENS, but now my computer crashes every time I log in on normal mode. Did anyone else have this problem?

    By Bobby on May 22, 2013

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