Connection Broker service does not start, citing "The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion"
Open CMD command prompt and try to launch "pnbrksvc -debug". This will cause crash message to popup: "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000005). Click on OK to terminate the application."
Conflict with Altiris software.
1) open regedit
2) navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows
3) edit value of AppInit_DLLs
4) remove hookdll.dll from list
Warning: depending upon the configuration there is a possibility that Altiris functionality may be disrupted due to this change, therefore Quest strongly suggests testing this resolution before placing this into a production environment.