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KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator - Windows Vista Service

Coordinates transactions between MSDTC and the Kernel Transaction Manager (KTM).

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7 and 8.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
Starter Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Home Basic Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Home Premium Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Business Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Ultimate Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)

Default Properties

Display name:KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator
Service name:KtmRm
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
File:%WinDir%\system32\msdtckrm.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator logs on as NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the KtmRm service has failed to start.

Dependencies

KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreKtmRmforDistributedTransactionCoordinatorWindowsVista.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 msdtckrm.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.