"KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator - msdtckrm.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service related to msdtckrm.dll?

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A

"KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator" is a Windows 8 service that Coordinates transactions between the Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) and the Kernel Transaction Manager (KTM). If it is not needed, it is recommended that this service remain stopped. If it is needed, both MSDTC and KTM will start this service automatically. If this service is disabled, any MSDTC transaction interacting with a Kernel Resource Manager will fail and any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start. "KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service is provided by msdtckrm.dll program file.

Detailed information on "KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service:

Service name: KtmRm
Display name: KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceAndNoImpersonation
Dependencies: {RPCSS, SamSS}

"KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service is provided by a program called: msdtckrm.dll:

Name: msdtckrm.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\msdtckrm.dll
Description: Microsoft Distributed Transaction 
File version: 2001.12.10130.16384 
Size: 358912 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:06:18 AM UTC

Disabling "KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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