Error “setup was unable to load the master information file”

  Symptom: When clicking “Add/Remove Windows Components” in control panel, it shows error “setup was unable to load the master information file” and rejects further action. Troubleshooting: This error occurs when master information file %windir%\inf\sysoc.inf is missing. This can happen when system is restored from an invalid backup or malicious software has deleted important system…


Troubleshooting MSDTC — Possible scenarios that cause MSDTC restarting implicitly

As MSTC is the core Transaction Service, its restarting will cause other Transaction depended services stop working normally, such as SQL server. We already know some possible scenarios that will cause MSDTC restarting and have to perform the operations only when product environment will not be impacted, the scenarios can be:   1.         Reinstall MSDTC…

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