Fix event ID 10016 DistributedCOM error

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Here we will discuss how we can resolve the issue of event ID 10016 DistributedCOM error.

Event ID : 10016
Service Name : System Error
Error Message : The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Launch permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {A59E005F-A7B5-4E47-98E8-6A0B14320169} and APPID {AD65A69D-3831-40D7-9629-9B0B50A93843}
to the user NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM SID (S-1-5-18) from address LocalHost (Using LRPC). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.

Fix event ID 10016 DistributedCOM
Fix event ID 10016 DistributedCOM

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The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Launch permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {12345} to the user NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE SID from address LocalHost



1. Open Component Servers (Start -> Run -> dcomcnfg).

2. Expand Component Services -> expand Computers.

3. Right click My Computer -> Properties -> COM Security tab.

4. Click “Edit Default” under the “Launch and Activation Permission section.

Fix event ID 10016 DistributedCOM
Fix event ID 10016 DistributedCOM

5. Click Add -> Advanced -> Find Now.

6. Scroll down and select the “NETWORK SERVICE” user -> OK -> OK

7. Select the “NETWORK SERVICE” user and check the allow box next to “Local Launch”.

Fix event ID 10016 DistributedCOM
Fix event ID 10016 DistributedCOM

8. Click OK -> OK

Hope this will be helpful.

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