DCOM Crashes - How do I fix this?

Posted on 2008-11-19
Last Modified: 2013-11-25
DCOM will not start... Here is what is in the Event Log... How do I fix this?

DCOM got error "The account specified for this service is different from the account specified for other services running in the same process. " attempting to start the service EventSystem with arguments "" in order to run the server:
Question by:dbrennecke
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    Are you using the same account  specified on the logon service properties for all the services
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    1.Try to disable the windows freewall and see

    2.check to see if all the Dependent services are started?  (SERVICES.MSC in the Run Dcom service -> look on the Dependencies tab
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    Author Closing Comment

    dang it! How did that get changed!? That was it. The DCOM service was set for a user instead of the local system. Thanks.

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