One or more services have started or stopped unexpectedly (SharePoint Server)

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Rule Name: One or more services have started or stopped unexpectedly.

Summary: A critical service required for the SharePoint farm to function is not running.

Cause: One or more critical services are not running on the specified server.

Resolution: Start the service that is not running

  1. Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure is a member of the Administrators group on the local computer.

  2. In Server Manager, click Tools, and then click Services.

  3. Right-click the service that you want to start, and then click Start.