Component Object Model (COM) Error – XACT_E_UNABLE_TO_LOAD_DTC_PROXY 0x8004D028

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “XACT_E_UNABLE_TO_LOAD_DTC_PROXY 0x8004D028” that is returned when working with COM based APIs or libraries in Windows.

COM Error Message


What is COM?

Microsoft’s COM stands for Component Object Model. Component Object Model (COM) is a networked, object-oriented framework for building interoperable binary software components.   Microsoft’s OLE (compound documents), ActiveX (Internet-enabled components), and other products are built on the COM base technology.

Error Description

Below is the description of this COM Error.

MSDTC was unable to load the dtc proxy dll.