Coordinates transactions that span multiple resource managers, such as databases, message queues, and file systems. If this service is stopped, these transactions will fail. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
|Windows 10 edition||RTM||1511||1607|
|Display name:||Distributed Transaction Coordinator|
The Distributed Transaction Coordinator service is running as NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService in its own process of msdtc.exe. It doesn't share its process with other services. If Distributed Transaction Coordinator fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the MSDTC service has failed to start.
Distributed Transaction Coordinator is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreDistributedTransactionCoordinatorWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.
3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.
4. Restart the computer to save changes.
Note. Make sure that the
msdtc.exe file exists in the
%WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.