System error 193 has occured. *** is not a valid Win32 application.

This error means Windows could not find the program the service runs at  the given path and name.

  1. First try starting the service from the command prompt:
    net start <SERVICE NAME>
  2. If that fails with the error in the title, then get the path (BINARY_PATH_NAME) to the program:
    sc qc <SERVICE NAME>
  3. Make sure the file and path is accessible:
    dir /b <FULL PATH>
  4. If that fails, quote the path and file name:
    dir /b "<FULL PATH>"
  5. If that succeeds, then update the service with the quoted path:
    (A space is required between the equal sign and the value.)
    sc config <SERVICE NAME> binPath= "<FULL PATH>"


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