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COM+ Event System - Windows XP Service

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

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Default Properties

Display name:COM+ Event System
Service name:EventSystem
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\system32\es.dll
Error control:normal
Group:Network
Object:LocalSystem

Default Behavior

The COM+ Event System service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the COM+ Event System fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the EventSystem service has failed to start.

Dependencies

COM+ Event System will not start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

If the COM+ Event System is stopped, the System Event Notification fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for COM+ Event System

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreCOMEventSystemWindowsXP.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the es.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows XP installation media.