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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Windows 10 version 1903 – May 2019 Update Distributed Comm error 10016

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    • #2019811 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      Last week I updated Win 10 to v 1903. My OS is Win 10 Pro. I log-in locally rather than using an MS account. All that being said, ever since updating from v 1803 I have had no less than 3-5 daily DC errors. All of them look like this:

      Log Name: System
      Source: Microsoft-Windows-DistributedCOM
      Date: 12/15/2019 11:07:51 AM
      Event ID: 10016
      Task Category: None
      Level: Warning
      Keywords: Classic
      User: DESKTOP-SCFKLGJ\User
      Computer: DESKTOP-SCFKLGJ
      The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID
      and APPID
      to the user DESKTOP-SCFKLGJ\User SID (S-1-5-21-3361120280-3806487017-568012015-1002) from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container Unavailable SID (Unavailable). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.
      Event Xml:
      <Event xmlns=””>
      <Provider Name=”Microsoft-Windows-DistributedCOM” Guid=”{1B562E86-B7AA-4131-BADC-B6F3A001407E}” EventSourceName=”DCOM” />
      <EventID Qualifiers=”0″>10016</EventID>
      <TimeCreated SystemTime=”2019-12-15T16:07:51.793416500Z” />
      <Correlation ActivityID=”{53ecf80f-5b4c-4bc4-8464-bfc567367f32}” />
      <Execution ProcessID=”816″ ThreadID=”6036″ />
      <Security UserID=”S-1-5-21-3361120280-3806487017-568012015-1002″ />
      <Data Name=”param1″>application-specific</Data>
      <Data Name=”param2″>Local</Data>
      <Data Name=”param3″>Activation</Data>
      <Data Name=”param4″>{2593F8B9-4EAF-457C-B68A-50F6B8EA6B54}</Data>
      <Data Name=”param5″>{15C20B67-12E7-4BB6-92BB-7AFF07997402}</Data>
      <Data Name=”param6″>DESKTOP-SCFKLGJ</Data>
      <Data Name=”param7″>User</Data>
      <Data Name=”param8″>S-1-5-21-3361120280-3806487017-568012015-1002</Data>
      <Data Name=”param9″>LocalHost (Using LRPC)</Data>
      <Data Name=”param10″>Unavailable</Data>
      <Data Name=”param11″>Unavailable</Data>

      I did a search on how to correct the error and by and large they range from complex solutions to simply ignore the errors since they are benign and do not effect the performance of my computer. My attitude is to ignore it because my attempts to correct it have been futile.  Any suggestions? Thanks.

    • #2019921 Reply


      I see them as frequently with some minor variation and everything seems to be just fine.

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    • #2019975 Reply

      Da Boss

      The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID

      Refer to
      DCOM event ID 10016 is logged in Windows

      These 10016 events are recorded when Microsoft components tries to access DCOM components without the required permissions. In this case, this is expected and by design.

      These events can be safely ignored because they do not adversely affect functionality and are by design. This is the recommend action for these events.

      If desired, advanced users and IT professionals can suppress these events from view in the Event Viewer by creating a filter and manually editing the filter’s XML query

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