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VPN Client error 56 on Windows ME

I have a client running off a Windows ME workstation and I installed the VPN client version but when I try to open the program I get ERROR 56 which referencing a service not started. Please Advise.


Re: VPN Client error 56 on Windows ME

You can check with following steps to resolve the issues:

- upgrade or downgrade the vpn client

- uninstall the vpn client and zone alarm and try to install agiain to recheck it.

- Change the OS, it should work for higher version like Win - 2k, XP

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Re: VPN Client error 56 on Windows ME

My company just switched to Cisco VPN Client (same version) and we have both W2K and XP SP2. For the most part, the apps works fine. But there are a handful that we get Error 56 - Service is not started. The service is set to Automatic. If we manually start the service, Cisco VPN works fine.

A solution to this problem would be most helpful.

Thank You.

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Re: VPN Client error 56 on Windows ME


How do you manually start the service under Windows ME? Thanks.

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