Microsoft Office Project Server Queue Service and Event Service fail to start in a timely manner

Randomly Queue Job failures can occur with the following Error Message displayed in the ULS Logs:   ERR                  Exception: System.InvalidOperationException: Cannot start service ProjectEventService on computer ‘.’. —> System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion This can happen if…

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Clearing sharepoint Configuration cache for timer job and psconfig errors

Configuration cache   1. Check the directory with the configuration cache in “Drive:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\SharePoint\Config ” 2. [If needed] Look for the GUID of the configuration database in “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\12.0\Secure\ConfigDB” 3. [Optional] Create a directory there with the name – the GUID we found above (if needed) 4. Stop the “Windows…

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