This article explains how to start one of the SAFR Services under Windows

Note: To start all services, use the 'start.bat' file located in C:\Program Files\RealNetworks\SAFR\bin.

  1. Also, can you try to start the ARES service as follows:
  2. Click Windows Start Menu button
  3. Type “Services” and select “Services” App
  4. Following Window should openA screenshot of a computer

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  5. Scroll to the “SAFR” services. 
  6. Click the SAFR Service you wish to start and click “Start” button in the toolbar to start the service.


Confirm the Windows Service starts.