Cygwin X – failed to activate core devices

Recently updated my Cygwin install on Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Workstation. Tried to run startxdmcp.bat and got a Cygwin X error - failed to activate core devices Looking in /var/log/XWin.0.log showed nothing obvious as to why the X server failed to start. Ran Cygwin...

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