Microsoft WDS Error "the service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion"

If you facing the WDS service stop as the following figure

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And after trying to start the service you got this Error as the following figure

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Just you need the following resolution

Method 1
At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
wdsutil /set-Server /UseDhcpPorts:No

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Press Enter to see the following

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Method 2

    Click Start, click Run, type wdsmgmt.msc, and then press OK.
    In the Windows Deployment Services window, expand Servers, right-click the WDS server name, and then click Properties.
    In the Server Properties dialog box, click the DHCP tab.
    Click to select the Do not listen on port 67 check box, and then click Apply.

Note: Method one working 100%

After finish just open the WDS console and start the service it’s will working with you

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6 thoughts on “Microsoft WDS Error "the service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion"

  1. Made no difference for me, completely unsuccessful. Cheers anyway.

  2. Hi,

    Thanks alot for this little tutorial that really helped me.

  3. this solution does not work

  4. Good thanks

  5. HI,

    Thank you for u r great information.

  6. Thanks it works

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