Windows serviceKtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator

Registry Name



Coordinates transactions between the Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) and the Kernel Transaction Manager (KTM). If it is not needed, it is recommended that this service remain stopped. If it is needed, both MSDTC and KTM will start this service automatically. If this service is disabled, any MSDTC transaction interacting with a Kernel Resource Manager will fail and any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Default Status


Default Startup Type

Manual (Trigger Start)

Executable File Path

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceAndNoImpersonation -p

DLL File Path



The service depends on the following system components to function properly: System components that depend on this service to function properly:
  • None

Log On As

NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService

Additional Information

None at this time