Event ID 304 — Windows Media Server Availability
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
To enable the streaming of content to clients over networks (either an intranet or the Internet), the Windows Media Services service must be running on the Windows Media server.
|Product:||Windows Media Services|
|Message:||The Windows Media Services service received a control request from the Service Control Manager that it did not recognize.|
No further action is required
The Windows Media Services service ignores service control requests from Service Control Manager (SCM) that it does not recognize and no further action is required. For more information, see MSDN: Service Control Requests.
To verify that the Windows Media Services service is running:
- Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Services.
- In the list of services, verify that the Status for Windows Media Services is Started.