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How to Start/Stop DCOM Server Process Launcher service

Service name: DcomLaunch

Display name: DCOM Server Process Launcher


Description:

The DCOMLAUNCH service launches COM and DCOM servers in response to object activation requests. If this service is stopped or
disabled, programs using COM or DCOM will not function properly. It is strongly recommended that you have the DCOMLAUNCH
service running.

Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch -p

Regedit:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop DCOM Server Process Launcher service from Registry Editor

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type regedit and press Enter

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Microsoft official disclaimer


Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require
that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.


Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\DcomLaunch and locate Start registry key

Double click on Start and edit the value:


Change Startup type :

Automatic - 2

Manual - 3

Disabled - 4

Automatic (Delayed Start) - 2


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1

When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0

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