Manages the configuration and tracking of Component Object Model (COM)+-based components. If the service is stopped, most COM+-based components will not function properly. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||COM+ System Application|
The COM+ System Application service runs as LocalSystem in its own process of dllhost.exe. It does not share its process with other services. If COM+ System Application fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the COMSysApp service has failed to start.
COM+ System Application won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreCOMSystemApplicationWindows8.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.
Note. Make sure that the
dllhost.exe file exists in the
%WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.