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Distributed Transaction Coordinator - Windows 10 Service

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.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition RTM 1511 1607
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Default Properties

Display name:Distributed Transaction Coordinator
Service name:MSDTC
Type:own
Path:%WinDir%\System32\msdtc.exe
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege

Default Behavior

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.

Dependencies

Distributed Transaction Coordinator is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Distributed Transaction Coordinator

Automated Restore

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.