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Since I'm looking to improve my Sharepoint knowledge, I downloaded the 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (SP1) from Microsoft

https://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=27417

Everything was running fine until I decided to install my first Windows updates (120+ updates). After I restarted the machine, some of the programs don't work, and I get the following error, when the Start Services script runs:

Start-Service : Service 'Windows Licensing Monitoring Service (WLMS)' cannot be
 started due to the following error: Cannot open WLMS service on computer '.'.
At C:\scripts\startServices.ps1:1 char:82
+ gwmi win32_service -filter "StartMode='Auto' and State='Stopped'" | start-ser
vice <<<<
    + CategoryInfo          : OpenError: (System.ServiceProcess.ServiceControl
   ler:ServiceController) [Start-Service], ServiceCommandException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CouldNotStartService,Microsoft.PowerShell.Comman
   ds.StartServiceCommand

Any ideas? Googling isn't helping.

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Has the eval expired by any chance? –  Dave M Oct 29 '12 at 18:04
    
@DaveM: No. Windows License valid for 131 days. I get that message in my desktop. –  John Assymptoth Oct 29 '12 at 18:17
    
@DaveM: One thing I don't know if it is relevant. The Office 2010 eval license in the machine expired and I installed a valid license I had. At the time, no errors were shown, but this is the first time I restart the machine since that modification. –  John Assymptoth Oct 29 '12 at 18:19

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