May be this is of help to you:
On a SharePoint 2010 box Forefront services is missing from the services console
Extract from blog:
For User Profile service application we require following service in
- Forefront Identity Manager Service.
- Forefront Identity synchronization Manage Service.
The above service gets provisioned when we services are provisioned. I
my case I found both the Forefront services was missing.
Later after further research found that following registry keys were
missing from the SharePoint box, due to this Forefront services was
missing from the services.msc.
Missing registry Key:
Exported the above registry Keys from working SharePoint 2010 box and
imported in to the Problematic SharePoint 2010 box were we have issue
starting User Profile service application.
Note:- Before making any registry changes ensure we take a backup of
After importing the registry key reboot the machine and then you would
find the both the Forefront services