Fixing Distributed Cache Service in SharePoint 2013

Introduction

Nowadays, I will tell you about “How to Fix Distributed Cache Service in SharePoint 2013“. I got this blunder when attempting to start up service “Distributed Cache”. After truly a while examination, I trust its corrupted.

Call to OpenService(…,SERVICE_START | SERVICE_QUERY_STATUS | SERVICE_STOP | SERVICE_PAUSE_CONTINUE) function to get handle to the service failed (0X424=1060)

What I need is to reinstall it in the farm. Now, I will explain to you step by step to fix this problem. The following is how I did it.

Step by Step

1. Uninstall the components “AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server” and “Windows Fabric

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2. Reinstall SharePoint 2013 prerequisites.

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3. Run SharePoint 2013 configuration wizard on all SharePoint servers

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4. Remove and then add “Distributed Cache” service through PowerShell script on all Servers

( In some cases, we might have to delete the service by GUID first )

5. Finish, The problem is solved.