This is the result of my attempts to use Systems Center Virtual Machine
Manager to convert a VMware-host to a Virtual Server-host.
The Virtual Server - Service does not start, giving me the message
Could not start the Virtual Server service on Local Computer.
Error 1075: The dependency service does not exist or has been marked for
I installed a Virtual Machine Manager Agent on this server to convert the
VMware-Image. But while converting, I received the error message that the
first part of the vmdk-File is already in use and can't be written. So i
decided to run the Virtual Machine Agent with higher user privileges but the
service would fill the Event Log with entries like
Event Type: Error
Event Source: DCOM
Event Category: None
Event ID: 10016
User: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE
The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Launch
permission for the COM Server application with CLSID
to the user NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE SID (S-1-5-20). This security
permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.
For more information, see Help and Support Center at
Even changing the service logon back didn't get it started. So I uninstalled
the Agent and restarted, trying to install it again in the original state but
from now on, Virtual Server itself would not start - also with different user
privileges from Local System to Network Service to a domain user with
So, first: How do I get the Virtual Server up and running again?
And second: How can I install the SCVMM Agent so it can actually access the
Thank you for your help (and time)