Event ID 2043 — Message Queuing Operation

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Message Queuing operation provides message authentication, message encryption, dead-letter queues, security settings, and other basic features. If Message Queuing has problems with any of these features, proper Message Queuing operation may suffer.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 2043
Source: MSMQ
Version: 6.1
Message: The Message Queuing service deleted message '%1'. The message cannot be restored because the queue '%2' does not exist.


Contact Microsoft

The event indicates that the message refers to a queue that no longer exists. This might be due to the message pointing to the wrong queue or the absence of the specified queue.

If this event is reported for a number of messages, 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 confirm that the value in the Status column is Started.

Message Queuing Operation

Message Queuing