Access denied attempting to launch a DCOM Server. The server is:%1The user is %2/%3, SID=%4.

Details
Product: Windows Operating System
Event ID: 10002
Source: DCOM
Version: 5.2
Symbolic Name: EVENT_RPCSS_LAUNCH_ACCESS_DENIED
Message: Access denied attempting to launch a DCOM Server.
The server is:%1The user is %2/%3, SID=%4.
   
Explanation

A program, the Clsid displayed in the message, tried to start the DCOM server by using the DCOM infrastructure. Based on the security ID (SID), this user does not have the necessary permissions to start the DCOM server.

   
User Action

Verify that the user has the appropriate permissions to start the DCOM server.

To assign permissions

  1. Using Regedit, navigate to the following registry value
    HKCR\Clsid\clsid value\localserver32
    The clsid value is the information displayed in the message.
  2. In the right pane, double-click Default.
    The Edit String dialog box is displayed. Leave this dialog box open.
  3. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click Administrative Tools and then double-click Component Services.
  5. In the Component Services snap-in, navigate to Computers\My Computer\DCOM Config.
  6. In the right pane, locate the program by using its friendly name.
  7. Right-click the program name and then select Properties.
  8. On the Security tab, select Customize, and then click Edit.
  9. Add the user to the permissions list.

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