DCOM Server Process Launcher (DcomLaunch) Service on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "DCOM Server Process Launcher (DcomLaunch)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "DCOM Server Process Launcher"?

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A

"DCOM Server Process Launcher (DcomLaunch)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that launches COM and DCOM servers in response to object activation requests. If this service is stopped or disabled, programs using COM or DCOM will not function properly. It is strongly recommended that you have the DCOMLAUNCH service running.

Detailed information on "DCOM Server Process Launcher" service:

Service name: DcomLaunch
Display name: DCOM Server Process Launcher
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
Dependencies: None
Impacts:
   Background Tasks Infrastructure Service
   Local Session Manager
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"DCOM Server Process Launcher" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2012" for details.

Disabling "DCOM Server Process Launcher" service will cause issues on running Windows 2012 Server.

 

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