Important This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you try to create an instance of a Microsoft .NET serviced component that is deployed in the COM+ environment, you may receive the following error message:
This error message is returned by the activation request.
When you try to create an instance of a new serviced component, an old instance of the serviced component is destroyed. COM+ is supposed to clean up all the other resources that are associated with the old serviced component. However, sometimes this destruction may not be successful, or COM+ may not clean up the associated resources. Therefore, COM+ does not create the instance of the serviced component, and you may receive the error message that is mentioned in the "Symptoms" section.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
In Registry Editor, create the following registry subkey: