Display Studio Stuck on "Starting Scripting Service Screen." Daktronics Services are Not Running

Potential Symptoms

  • Display Studio Stuck on "Starting Scripting Service Screen."
  • Network connections are set properly
  • Can locate other machines on the network (DMP, VIP)
  • Firewalls are off.


  • Product Family: Control System
  • Product: Display Studio
  • Component: Daktronics Services
  • Control System:


  • Daktronics Services are not running.


  1. Use the following command cntr+alt+del to bring up Task Manager. 
  2. Click on Task Manager then click on Display Studio, end the task.
  3. Right click on My Computer or Computer and select Manage (you will need admin rights).
  4. Select Services.
  5. Ensure all Daktronics Services are running. Manually start the services that are not.
  6. Ensure AVG firewall is turned off.
  7. Restart Display Studio and make sure it boots up.

              NOTE: You need to end Display Studio in task manager>processes

KB ID: DD4149837

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