Diagnostic Service Host (Event ID: 7000) – Profile System Performance

Purpose: You get this system event errors: “The Diagnostic Service Host service failed to start.”  To start client services of the following:

  • Diagnostic Policy Service
  • Diagnostic Service Host
  • Diagnostic System Host

The above services wouldn’t start because they’re controlled by the domain group policy.  Create GPO or edit your Domain Group Policy.

Group Policy Name: Default Domain Policy

Computer Configuration: Policies\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment

Policy Settings: Profile system performance

  • Check the Define these policy settings
  • Add User or Group: LOCAL SERVICE, Administrators (Administrators is default)

GPO: Default Domain Policy

Enforced: No

Link Enabled: Yes

GPO Status: Enabled

WMI Filter: None


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