Lost connection to local service

The following error is displayed when opening eazyBackup

"Lost connection to local service. 
Post /auth: open \.\pipe{backup.delegate Background Service}: The system cannot find the file specified."


This error indicates that the background service (eazyBackup delegate service) is either not running in the background or not present.

-Verify the service status in Task Manager > Services tab, or, open services.msc. Look for the “eazybackup delegate service” Check that this service is present and running. If the service is stopped, please try to start the service.

– If the service fails to start, check for error messages in your Windows Event Viewer.