.      How to articles       Windows Services       Group Policy             Donate        
Computer step by step
Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

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

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop DCOM Server Process Launcher service from Command Prompt

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start DCOM Server Process Launcher service:

net start DcomLaunch


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop DCOM Server Process Launcher service:

net stop DcomLaunch


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\DcomLaunch" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\DcomLaunch" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\DcomLaunch" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\DcomLaunch" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f


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

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\DcomLaunch" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


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

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\DcomLaunch" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

                                                                                 Services List