There are times when opening MediaShout, an error box displays an error stating that "Nalpeiron Licensing Service is not running. Please launch the application as an administrator to start the service automatically or start it manually by yourself".
To start the service:
1. Click on your Start button and then Control Panel.
2. In the popup window, click on the search field in the upper right side of the window.
3. Type Services into the search box and hit Enter. (#2)
4. Click on View local services. A new Services popup window will appear. (#3)
5. Scroll down the alphabetical list to Nalpeiron Licensing Service and click Start the service.