Event ID 2084 — MSMQ Service Initialization

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) Service Initialization prepares the MSMQ Service for startup. Problems during initialization may prevent Message Queuing as a whole from starting up or may prevent a feature or subset of features from functioning properly.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 2084
Source: MSMQ
Version: 6.0
Message: The Message Queuing service cannot start because a queue is in an inconsistent state.


Contact Microsoft

If you continue to get this error, note any details in the event message, and then contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support (CSS). For information about how to contact CSS, see Enterprise Support (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=52267).


Verify that the MSMQ Service is installed and running.

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To verify that the MSMQ Service is installed and running:

  1. Open the Services snap-in. To open Services, click Start. In the search box, type services.msc, and then press ENTER.
  2. Locate the Message Queuing service, and then confirm that the value in the Status column is Started.
  3. For further confirmation, run a test application that uses the Active Directory features that you require.

MSMQ Service Initialization

Message Queuing