Event ID 10005 from DCOM After Installing IIS

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SYMPTOMS
After you install the Internet Information Server (IIS) service and performa system restart, you receive the following error in the System Log of theEvent Viewer:
   Event ID: 10005   Source: DCOM   DCOM got error. An instance of the service is already running.				
CAUSE
This is a nonfatal error warning that the IIS service is already startedbut has not registered a class factory that a Distributed Component ObjectModel (DCOM) client requires.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
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Article ID: 193646 - Last Review: 12/05/2015 09:23:16 - Revision: 1.2

Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition

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