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Remote Desktop Connection issues When Starting Vista Server


Error: 8000401a

Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {2B768E20-89F2-11D2-99FD-00104B6D2299}
failed due to the following error: 8000401a.Server process could not start because the  configured
identity is incorrect. Check username and password. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8000401A).Code: -2147467238

When starting Vista Server, a fatal error happens: TACOS: COM Initializing failed, error code: -2147417831


  • Remote desktop
  • TAC Vista
  • Windows 2008 Server or Windows 7


When using Remote Desktop with a Windows 2008 Server and disconnecting, the TACOS process may end up in a "sandbox" and can not be reached by other people trying to log in remotely. Or, the Vista Server can't be started.


Please download this following workaround, manuals are included:
Tacos RDP Disconnect

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