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DCOM Error Event Number 10000

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Anonymous
June 23, 2005 1:55:52 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Hi,

I've had a problem now for a while with my broadband disconnecting.
My phoneline checks normal.
My ASDL line checks normal.
My drivers are up to date....blah blah blah...

In the system events viewer I get an error... DCOM... Event Number 10000,
Unable to start a DCOM server {FB7199AB-79BF-11D2-8D94-0000F875C541} The
error:
''The system cannot find the path specified''
Happened when starting this command:
''C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe'' - Embedding


Ok, so this is obviously refering to Windows Messenger, rather than MSN
Messenger.

I read a lot of articles about msmsgs.exe could possibly be a virus, so I
deleted the whole thing... the whole folder.

So my questions are this....

1) Am I getting this error because my connection dropped OR is it causing
the connection to drop or neither?

2) I uninstalled this, so I thought and removed any folders, files etc....
How can I prevent this command being called in the future?

Thanks in advance
Anonymous
June 23, 2005 3:03:11 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Hi

Please see if the following link helps:

http://www.eventid.net/display.asp?eventid=10000&source...

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> Hi,
>
> I've had a problem now for a while with my broadband disconnecting.
> My phoneline checks normal.
> My ASDL line checks normal.
> My drivers are up to date....blah blah blah...
>
> In the system events viewer I get an error... DCOM... Event Number 10000,
> Unable to start a DCOM server {FB7199AB-79BF-11D2-8D94-0000F875C541} The
> error:
> ''The system cannot find the path specified''
> Happened when starting this command:
> ''C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe'' - Embedding
>
>
> Ok, so this is obviously refering to Windows Messenger, rather than MSN
> Messenger.
>
> I read a lot of articles about msmsgs.exe could possibly be a virus, so I
> deleted the whole thing... the whole folder.
>
> So my questions are this....
>
> 1) Am I getting this error because my connection dropped OR is it causing
> the connection to drop or neither?
>
> 2) I uninstalled this, so I thought and removed any folders, files etc....
> How can I prevent this command being called in the future?
>
> Thanks in advance
>
>
!