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Spotlight plug-in Diagnostic Server CRASHES all the time

The Service crashes every time I attempt to start it. I’m local admin on my machine and sysadmin for every SQL Instance.

Windows 8.1 Pro, SSMS2012, 64-bit

NEED HELP, please…

Event Viewer Content follows:

Log Name: Application
Source: Spotlight plug-in Diagnostic Server
Date: 2/5/2014 10:29:01 AM
Event ID: 1
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: NBGQ1YXW1.mydomain.com
Description:
The description for Event ID 1 from source Spotlight plug-in Diagnostic Server cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.

If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.

The following information was included with the event:

Stopping Diagnostic Server. catastrophic error occurred Unable to find DefinitionProvider /AGENT/TEMPLATE=application//ds

Event Xml:



1
2
0
0x80000000000000

104431
Application
NBGQ1YXW1.mydomain.com



Stopping Diagnostic Server. catastrophic error occurred Unable to find DefinitionProvider /AGENT/TEMPLATE=application//ds

Well, for no GOOD reason on about the SIXTH attempt, it decided to stay up.

Good reason…