On a windows 2003 server, when we open Component services MMC --> complus Applications, we get the following error :
Catalog error: An error occured while processing the last operations
error code 8000FFFF - Catastrophic Failure
the event log may contain additional troubleshoooting information
The system was very sluggish and slow in responding.
we were not able to rebuild the COM+ catalog from Add/Remove windows components setup. It failed with the error :
Com+ setup error
Sub compoment com+ raised an exceptipn while processing the
OC_COMPLETE_INSTALLATION setup message
(line 563) error code = 0x80040206
an unexpected internal error was deteted
the complus event classes could not be registered
Application Log :
EVENT id 4610
THE COM+ EVENT SERVICE detected a bad return code during its internal processing
HResult was 80040154
from line 44 of d:\nt\com\complus\src\evnets\tier1\eventsystemobj.cpp
Provided full permissions to Authenticated users on the
“HKeyClassesRoot [HKCR]\CLSID” registry key.
Note : Try giving read permissions to Authenticated Users first. It might work too.
After this the COM+ setup completed successfully.