How to Fix Hamachi Service Stopped Error

Fix hamachi service stopped

If you’re running the LogMeIn Hamachi software and encountering a Hamachi service stop error, you’re in the right place.
Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Fortunately, it’s usually not too difficult to fix.

Try these fixes:

There are 5 fixes for you to try. You may not need to try them all, just work your way down until you find the one that works for you.

Method 1: Enable the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Service

LogMeIn Hamachi is a certain type of application that needs the Windows Management Instrumentation service (WMI)’s help to run properly in the Windows system.
Therefore, if WMI was disabled, the Hamachi service stopped error would appear.

1) On your keyboard, press the Windows Key (with Windows logo on it) + R together to open the Run box.

2) Type services.msc and click OK.

3) Right-click on Windows Management Instrumentation and click Properties.

4) Click the Start button to start it if it’s not running and set the Startup type to Automatic.

5) Click the ApplyOK.

6) Run Hamachi to check the problem is still there or not.

Method 2: Configure the LogMeIn Hamachi Tunneling Engine

1) On your keyboard, press the Windows Key (with Windows logo on it) + R together to open the Run box.

2) Type services.msc and click OK.

3) Right-click on LogMeIn Hamachi Tunneling Engine and click the Properties.

4) Set the Startup type to Automatic.

5) Move to Log On tab, make sure Local System account and Allow service to interact with desktop box has been checked. Then click OK.

6) Open the File Explorer.

7) In the address box, type “C:\Program Files (x86)\LogMeIn Hamachi”.

8) Right-click on hamachi-2-ui.exe and open Properties.

9) Under the Security tab, ensure the Users group permissions are set to “Read & execute”. If it’s not, you can click Edit to change permissions.

10) Click OK to finish settings.

11) Run Hamachi to check the problem.

Method 3: Check your antivirus software

The “Hamachi service stopped” error may be caused by your antivirus software. When Hamachi was blocked by your antivirus software, the error will appear.
To solve it, you can change your antivirus software settings to make sure Hamachi won’t be blocked. If you don’t know how to do it, you can consult your antivirus software official customer service.

There’s another situation that Hamachi isn’t blocked by antivirus software. Hamachi may have a conflict with your antivirus software. Therefore, uninstall the antivirus software and restart your computer can help you solve the error.

If this resolves the problem, you can install another antivirus software. But if you are fond of the old one, contact the vendor of your antivirus software and ask them for advice.

IMPORTANT: Be extra careful in using the Internet after uninstalled your antivirus.

Method 4: Reinstall LogMeIn Hamachi
The “Hamachi service stopped” error can be caused by inappropriate configuration when you installed Hamachi.
You can reinstall the program to solve the problem.

1) Click the Windows start button (if you hide the search field), type control panel in the search box and open the Control Panel.

2) On the open window, choose to view by Catalog, then click Uninstall a program.

3) Right-click on LogMeIn Hamachi and click Uninstall.
Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the process.

4) Download the program from LogMeln Hamachi official website.

5) Double click the program and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

6) Run Hamachi to check the problem.

Method 5: Create a startup to automatically restart the Hamachi service
This method will lead you to create a script that helps you restart the Hamachi service automatically.

1) Click the Windows start button (if you hide the search field), type notepad in the search box and click Run as administrator.

2) Copy and paste below lines into Notepad.

net stop Hamachi2Svc
net start Hamachi2Svc
start "C:\Program Files (x86)\LogMeIn Hamachi\hamachi-2-ui.exe"

To make it work, you have to make sure you are using the correct path to hamachi-2-ui.exe.

3) Click File and click Save as.

4) Type HamachiReload.cmd as a file name.
Next, change the Save as type into All Files.
Choose C:WindowsSystem32 as the save location and click Save.

5) On your keyboard, press the Windows key (with Windows logo on it) + R together to open the Run box.
Type taskschd.msc and click OK.

6) Click Create Task under the Actions menu.

7) Under the General tab, set a name for the task.
Then go down to Security options to check it’s Run only when the user is logged on.
Third, change the Configure into Windows 10. After that, click OK.

8) Click the Triggers tab, and click the New… button.

9) Change the Begin the task into At startup.
Then make sure the Enabled box is checked. Finally, click OK.

10) Click the Actions tab and click the New… button.

11) Set Action into Start a program.
Then click Browse and navigate to C:\Windows\System32, find HamachiReload.cmd and press Open.
Click OK to save changes.

12) Click the Conditions tab and unchecked everything. Then click OK.

13) Next time you start your computer, Hamachi will restart the service automatically.

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