I was installing SharePoint 2013 SP 01 in a client’s machine and I got System.ServiceProcess.TimeoutException exception thrown when the configuration wizard trying to creating the configuration database. The screenshot attached below.
When I noticed in services the “SharePoint Tracing Service (SPTraceV4)” being stuck on stopping state.
Step 03. Kill the wsstracing.exe (This is the name of the windows service for SharePoint tracing service) using task manager.
When I killed the process the process started automatically and as the same other process also started as needed.
The installation was a success.
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