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I come across this situation recently. User profile service can give lot of headache from different angles. Stop the UPS services again using powershell and login to the server using the SP_FARM account. Now go to ** Manage Services on the server** and start the "User Profile Services". Now wait for 5 minutes and check the services will be running.
Are you performing this action using a farm account? User profile sync will only start using a farm account.
Your problem is that you have your syncronization settings on "use sharepoint profile synchronization". Even if that is the setting you want, it can not be set to that until you create the sync connection. Go to Ctrl Admin, Manage Service Applications, (your User profile Service Name), Configure Synchronization settings and change it to Use SharePoint ...
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