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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
        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=””&gt;
        <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

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

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      • #2019975
        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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