Resolve Exponare Licensing Error: "Error initializing MapInfo Licensing Component"

Products affected:, Exponare™


Upon starting Exponare Workspace Manager, an error is thrown:
"Licensing Error: Error initializing MapInfo Licensing Component.
There was no endpoint listening at
net.pipe://localhost/MILicensingService/MILicensingService/namedpipe/thatcouldaccept the message.
This is often caused by an incorrect address or SOAP action. See InnerException, if present, for more details.."



Exponare "MILicensingService" failed to start during Workspace Manager start-up because the relevant service was stopped.


UPDATED: September 19, 2017
To resolve this issue:
1. Go to Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services -> MILicensingService
2. Double click MILicensingService
3. Click on Start, set to "automatic"  and then click OK through the dialogs.