Some users of Windows have been coming face to face with a strange DistributedCOM error 1001 when they open the Event Viewer. Usually, this error pops up when folks attempt to run scripts or tweak certain functionality in the Windows operating system. This error also appears when users try to run apps from the Microsoft Store.Event ID 10001, DistributedCOM, Unable to start a DCOM Server
How to fix DistributedCOM error 10001
To fix DCOM error 10001 on your Windows 11/10 computer, follow these suggestions:
- Fix Problems with Apps From Microsoft StoreRepair corrupted files with System File CheckerRegistry Editor PermissionChange the permission of the Application ID
Event ID 10001, DistributedCOM, Unable to start a DCOM Server
1] Fix Problems with Apps From Microsoft Store
To begin, we must look at how to fix problems relating to apps found in the Microsoft Store. There are several ways to do this, so let us take a look at a few of them that we know for certain can work.Make sure Windows is updated: Press the Windows key + I to open the Settings app. From there, go to Windows Update > Check for updates. If any updates are available, select Install Now, then wait.
2] Repair corrupted files with System File Checker
If the above fails, then we suggest using the System File Checker as well as the DISM Tool tool to fix corrupted system files or image.
Go ahead and check to see if the error message is still showing up.
3] Copy the App ID from Component Services
After that, be sure to copy the Application ID because it will be needed later.
4] Change the permission of the Application ID
We must now modify the permission of the particular service. This is a simple task, so let us discuss how to get it done.
That should get the job done, at least, we hope.
It is possible to resolve this problem by reinstalling the affected application in a bid to restore missing files. This is just a basic method, but it works more often than not so give it a try.
Related errors: DCOM Event ID 10016 | DCOM Error 1084 | DCOM Error 1084 | Unable to start a DCOM Server, Event ID 10000.
What is DistributedCOM error Windows 11/10
In most cases, the DCOM error shows its ugly head whenever a service or application attempts to use DCOM, but lacks the proper permission. This shouldn’t be a major issue because, in most situations, DCOM errors will not affect your computer system, but they cannot clog up your Event Viewer.
What is DCOM used for?
OK, so for those who might be wondering, Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) is an extension of Component Object Mode, or COM for short. It enables software components to speak with each other across multiple computers all located on a local area network (LAN), a wide area network (WAN), or the internet.
The Event Viewer logs should now be cleared without problems.