DCOM service termination. computer keeps shutting down.

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DCOM service termination. computer keeps shutting down.

Post by Zadoul » Sat Jan 23, 2010 5:19 pm

hello all, i have a problem with my computer where it will shut down after 10 or 15 minutes. Ive tried multiple solutions with no progress.

it gives me a message about DCOM service terminated unexpectedly or plug and play service termination. nothing i do seems to help the problem ive run scans for viruses and spyware and deleted what came up but it does not solve my problem..

Please any advice or solutions would be greatly appreciated! Please reply ASAP!! i need my computer working again!

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Re: DCOM service termination. computer keeps shutting down.

Post by sasamkd » Sun Jan 24, 2010 3:11 am

DCOM is service for something for networking...... and for the begining of the beginings I would try to install new windows.

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Post by DMB2000uk » Sun Jan 24, 2010 7:33 am

The DCOM service can be disabled entirely, and the plug and play service set to restart on failure. It's not so much a fix, as a work around, but it's more convenient than having to reinstall your whole PC.

As per the instructions in the other thread you posted in:

go to run > type "psexec -sid cmd.exe" > in cmd type "services.msc"

And in the services window, double click the plug and play/DCOM services, and set the recovery options to "restart the service".

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Re: DCOM service termination. computer keeps shutting down.

Post by kenc51 » Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:00 am

DMB2000uk wrote:The DCOM service can be disabled entirely, and the plug and play service set to restart on failure. It's not so much a fix, as a work around, but it's more convenient than having to reinstall your whole PC.

As per the instructions in the other thread you posted in:

go to run > type "psexec -sid cmd.exe" > in cmd type "services.msc"

And in the services window, double click the plug and play/DCOM services, and set the recovery options to "restart the service".

Dan

I think you just need to goto start / run and type "services.msc"
"psexec" is not installed by default (you need "PsTools") and is only required for remote access to a shell

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Re: DCOM service termination. computer keeps shutting down.

Post by DMB2000uk » Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:53 am

kenc51 wrote:
DMB2000uk wrote:The DCOM service can be disabled entirely, and the plug and play service set to restart on failure. It's not so much a fix, as a work around, but it's more convenient than having to reinstall your whole PC.

As per the instructions in the other thread you posted in:

go to run > type "psexec -sid cmd.exe" > in cmd type "services.msc"

And in the services window, double click the plug and play/DCOM services, and set the recovery options to "restart the service".

Dan

I think you just need to goto start / run and type "services.msc"
"psexec" is not installed by default (you need "PsTools") and is only required for remote access to a shell
In that case it needs to be installed from here:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysi ... 96649.aspx

You can't change the recovery options of DCOM without being in the services panel as the 'SYSTEM' account, so if you know a cleaner way to get in and change it then be sure to post back :)

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