You may receive the following error message when you try to run or launch an application or try to connect a hardware to PC.
Error 1061: The service cannot accept control messages at this time.”
If you are getting this error message continuously then this article might help you a lot in order to fix this issue.
Why Error 1061 Appears?
There are dozens of reasons that may cause this error code. Some of the most common reason behind this error is as follows:
- Corrupted/Damaged System Files
- Missing DLL file
- Corrupted Registry File
- Outdated Driver
- Running Incompatible software or hardware
- Virus/Troja/Malware Infection etc.
In order to fix this error you need to follow the following steps.
Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool
As I mentioned above that this error mainly occurs due to corrupted system files, corrupted registry entries and missing system files like dll, exe, sys, inf, ocx, so the Advanced System Repair Tool may help you a lot in order to fix this error. This tool scans entire PC for trouble and fix them all just in one click.
Method 2: Restart Credential Manager Service
If you are lucky enough then Restarting Credential Manager Service may fix this error easily.
Method 3: Fix Corrupted System Files
Mostly this error appears because of corrupted system files so scanning the windows folder using the System File Checker tool would be the best idea in order to fix error code 1061 – The service cannot accept control messages at this time. You can use System File Checker Tool as follows:
Method 4: Use DISM command to repair Windows Image
DISM is a command line tool that is used for repairing corrupted windows image files. When you use the system file checker tool, it uses Windows Image to copy the original file and replace it with a corrupted system file. But if there is corruption in Windows Image then the system file checker tool gets fails to repair the damaged file. DISM command repairs corrupted windows files and allows you to fix error code 1061.
>Run DISM Command
In this article, I tried to explain how can you fix Error 1061: The service cannot accept control messages at this time in Windows 10/8/7. When this error appears you became unable to launch various applications and games.