Archive for September, 2014

Command to Install and Uninstall MSDTC on Windows Server 2008

To Install MSDTC execute the following command from the elevated command prompt  and wait for few minutes

C:\msdtc -install

In the event viewer you will be able to see that The Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service was successfully installed .

Apart from that you can check from the command line using the below command
C:\Users\Admin>net start MSDTC
The Distributed Transaction Coordinator service is starting.
The Distributed Transaction Coordinator service was started successfully.

To uninstall MSDTC execute the following command from the elevated command prompt  and wait for few minutes

C:\msdtc -install

 

 

 

 

 

How to Change the SID of the Server or a Computer

To change the SID of the server goto the following path C:\Windows\System32\Sysprep and run the sysprep.exe .  you will get the below window

Make sure you check the checkbox Generalize . The process will take few minutes and will automatically reboot . On reboot click next to complete the installation . This process will create a new SID for the Server .

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