It is as follows...Type: Event ID 10020, Source: DCOMDescription: The machine wide default launch and activation security descriptor is invalid. Unless anyone knows of a way to fix this problem my only option is to re-install windows using a disc I don't have. or red X present?As per my post #12You can contact Microsoft and validate your Windows over the telephone, 0 #15 Gonnabuyamac Posted 25 January 2012 - 11:12 AM Gonnabuyamac New Member It then restarts and does not get me anywhere, good old windows. navigate here
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Need Help? Hope it helps. Copyright © 2005-2016, TechTalkz.com. It Contains Access Control Entries With Permissions That Are Invalid Then, under Launch and Activation Permissions, clicked Edit Default, removed the IWAM account then added it back with the full permissions it had".
Thanks. Event Id 18212 Source Distributedcom Windows XP is now installed but not activated, (29 days remaining). Thank you for your time and assistance. -- BadHead --- OS: Windows XP Professional SP2 (32-bit) Office Suite: Microsoft Office 2003 Professional SP3 Motherboard: Asus Crosshair CPU: AMD64x2 5600(AM2) RAM: 4Gb TechNet Products Products Windows Windows Server System Center Browser Office Office 365 Exchange Server SQL Server SharePoint Products Skype for Business See all products » IT Resources Resources Evaluation
See example of private comment Search: Google - Bing - Microsoft - Yahoo - EventID.Net Queue (1) - More links... Reply JB says: March 8, 2009 at 2:53 pm Thanks Christian, Thx for taking the time to publish these helpful tips. It contains Access Control Entries with permissions that are invalid. I don't suppose you have any ideas on what I can do now?
The fix for this is pretty simple; ** !Warning! All rights reserved. Event Id 18212 Access control entries are not valid..." I am told that I can fix this > through the Component Checker. > > This I have tried to do, but without any indication The Machine Wide Default Launch And Activation Security Descriptor Is Invalid. It Contains Access Also, the pc is on a network and is sent user and group policies.
The error mostly occurs without notice. check over here Add the IUSR_ComputerName and IWAM_ComputerName accounts. The requested action was therefore not performed. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties. Event Id 18214
Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum To open Component Services and verify that the required security properties are set: Click Start, and then click Run. I will try by phone to activate also. his comment is here Manage Your Profile | Site Feedback Site Feedback x Tell us about your experience...
This error was my nightmare! The requested action was therefore not performed. I have loaded the command prompt and tried ipconfig and tried to send packets which did not work.
Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, Login Join Community Windows Events DCOM Ask Question Answer Questions My Profile ShortcutsDiscussion GroupsFeature RequestsHelp and SupportHow-tosIT Service ProvidersMy QuestionsApp CenterRatings and ReviewsRecent ActivityRecent PostsScript CenterSpiceListsSpiceworks BlogVendor PagesWindows Events Event 10020 Thanks 0 #8 Ztruker Posted 04 February 2008 - 02:31 PM Ztruker Member 5k Technician 7,062 posts Can you explain exactly what and how you did this please? weblink Have a nice day!
HTH. Resolve Check the server's security policy Update the security policy settings on the server to allow the requested operation to complete. I have not found an application that fails to work with the Error occouring, however it is disconcerting to see DCOM errors. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts.