"Distributed Transaction Coordinator - msdtc.exe" Service on Windows 7


What is "Distributed Transaction Coordinator" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service related to msdtc.exe?

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"Distributed Transaction Coordinator" is a Windows 7 service that "Coordinates transactions that span multiple resource managers, such as databases, message queues, and file systems. If this service is stopped, these transactions will fail. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service is provided by msdtc.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service:

Service name: MSDTC
Display name: Distributed Transaction Coordinator
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\msdtc.exe
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
   Security Accounts Manager

"Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service is provided by an EXE file called: msdtc.exe:

Name: msdtc.exe
Location: C:\Windows\System32\msdtc.exe
Description: Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Servic
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 131 KB (134,144 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, 9:14:25 PM

Disabling "Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service should may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.


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