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DCOM error in Windows NT

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In my NT server I get the following error in the System Event viewer

Stop : DCOM Event ID 10005

details : "DCOM got error "An instance of the service is already running. " attempting to start the service IISADMIN with arguments "" in order to run the server:
{A9E69610-B80D-11D0-B9B9-00A0C922E750} "
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Try to set the Iisadmin service to manual, instead of auto this should solve your problem.
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If I set it to manual then everytime the server restarts I have to start the service again. Isn't there another solution.
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The dcom or the web server will cause it to start anyway, just setting to manual does not mean you will have to start it manually you will not, another service will start it because it is dependant on it.
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Hi .. I set the service to manual but yet the error appears...
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I ran across this knowledge base note, it has the issue and the fix, the fix is to install sp4.

Event ID 10005 from DCOM After Installing IIS
Last reviewed: October 19, 1998
Article ID: Q193646

The information in this article applies to:
Microsoft Windows NT Workstation version 4.0
Microsoft Windows NT Server version 4.0

SYMPTOMS
After you install the Internet Information Server (IIS) service and perform a system restart, you receive the following error in the System Log of the Event Viewer:


   Event ID: 10005
   Source: DCOM
   DCOM got error. An instance of the service is already running.

CAUSE
This is a nonfatal error warning that the IIS service is already started but has not registered a class factory that a Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) client requires.



RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT version 4.0. For more information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.


   ARTICLE-ID: Q152734
   TITLE     : How To Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.

 

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Thanks for the knowledge base help
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