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How to Start/Stop Distributed Transaction Coordinator service

Service name: MSDTC

Display name: Distributed Transaction Coordinator


Description:

Coordinates transactions that span multiple resource managers, such as databases, message queues, and file systems. If this service
is stopped, these transactions will fail. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.



Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdtc.exe

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Distributed Transaction Coordinator service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

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

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Distributed Transaction Coordinator service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart