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Symantec Help does not restart after it reboots the computer


Article ID: 159286


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Endpoint Protection


Symantec Help does not restart after it has rebooted the computer.


To manually restart Symantec Help, follow one of the following methods:

Use Task Scheduler

  1. Open the Task Scheduler

  2. Look for a task in the task scheduler root folder named “Symantec Help (relaunch)”
  3. Manually start the task

Use the command line

  1. Open the temp folder (%temp%)
  2. Locate both the most recent .SdDb file and the most recent folder that begins with “STSFX”
  3. Open a command prompt and type the following:

    cd %temp%\STSFXnnnn

    Note: Replace “STSFXnnnn” with the actual folder name.

    SymDiag.exe -relaunch ""

    Note: The SymDiag.exe command does not accept environment variables in the SdDb path)