This article describes an issue in which COM+ applications fail with an "80040154" error in Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2. A hotfix is available to fix this issue. Before you install this hotfix, see theĀ Prerequisites section.

Symptoms

This issue occurs when the COM+ applications are deployed on COM+ Active Directory partitions.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that's described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there's a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section doesn't appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to get the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that don't qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you don't see your language, it's because a hotfix isn't available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, install update 2919355 in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2.

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix doesn't replace a previously released hotfix.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

File Information

The global version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.3.960 0.18 xxx

    Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

    RTM

    GDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed in the "Additional file information" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

Windows RT 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Rpcrt4.dll

6.3.9600.18186

708,144

31-Dec-2015

17:38

Not applicable

x86 Windows 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Rpcrt4.dll

6.3.9600.18186

851,712

31-Dec-2015

18:34

x86

x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Rpcrt4.dll

6.3.9600.18186

1,308,896

31-Dec-2015

19:25

x64

Rpcrt4.dll

6.3.9600.18186

747,520

31-Dec-2015

16:47

x86


Windows RT 8.1

File property

Value

File name

Arm_defad3276b80c0e3430f61726ead3a9c_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18186_none_90b58bd3ec5adc17.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

697

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

23:30

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Arm_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18186_none_489ea52e60a96f05.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

61,799

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

17:39

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,609

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

23:30

Platform

Not applicable

x86 Windows 8.1

File property

Value

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,609

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

23:30

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_f6bf67eea9f73a869e88b62ea83a89e1_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18186_none_5eaf11e7dbd39286.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

697

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

23:30

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18186_none_489c32d660ac503f.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

61,799

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

18:36

Platform

Not applicable

x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_2b6c0f4f506647ec7c765d05880d401a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18186_none_1d585e7fd4f5b003.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

701

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

23:30

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_bf8f76aeac44d14c05ab4a259325a565_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18186_none_e59d9abf97fc9fac.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

701

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

23:30

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18186_none_a4bace5a1909c175.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

61,803

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

19:27

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,619

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

23:30

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18186_none_af0f78ac4d6a8370.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

61,809

Date (UTC)

31-Dec-2015

Time (UTC)

18:36

Platform

Not applicable


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