Error: "Error 193: 0xc1 - Windows Could Not Start The Primavera background Agent Service Or SQL Server Service On Local Computer"

(Doc ID 914221.1)

Last updated on JUNE 30, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version: 6.0 and later   [Release: 6.0 and later ]
Primavera Contractor - Version: 6.1 and later    [Release: 6.1 and later]
All Platforms


The following errors are encountered when attempting to start the Primavera Background Agent service or the SQL Server service:
  • Error 193: 0xc1
  • Windows could not start the Primavera background Agent service on local computer.
  • Windows could not start the SQL Server service on local computer.


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