Crowd Service will not Install - Failed Installing 'Crowd' Service

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When attempting to Installing Crowd as a Windows Service, the command prompt shows an error and the service is not installed:

Failed installing 'Crowd' service


  1. Windows Administrator privileges are required in order to install a service.
  2. A previous Crowd service is still in place


Cause 1

Run the command prompt as an Administrator to have the elevated privileges required to install the Crowd service.

Cause 2

Remove the previous Crowd service and re-run the service installation

Last modified on Aug 3, 2016

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