Component Services - Security properties greyed out

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When opening Component Services and the identified service the Security settings are greyed out and cannot be changed.
laltobelliIT ConsultantAsked:
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You need to locate the associated AppID/ClassID for the component(s) in the registry and take ownership of it, once you do this, you can then modify the permissions.

laltobelliIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
I did try this, but I get "Access is denied" when I try to change the permissions.

I am logged into a domain with a user that has been given local admin rights.  I have also tried to log in as the local administrator and I get the same error.
Take owner ship then try adding the permission.


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laltobelliIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
This did appear to work.  Overall it seemed to have resolved the original DCOM messages I was getting.


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