Event 10000 Unable to start a DCOM server.....not a valid Win32 application

Posted on 2010-09-16
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This error appears in the System event log, even though DCOM has been set not to look for this service. Win2k3 server OS. No solutions on general web search, but other reports of the error.

Unable to start a DCOM Server: {D61A27C6-8F53-11D0-BFA0-00A024151983}. The error:
""C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntmssvc.dll" -Embedding is not a valid Win32 application. "
Happened while starting this command:
"C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntmssvc.dll" -Embedding

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
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