JSI Tip 8819. You receive a 7391 error message in SQLOLEDB when you run a distributed transaction against a linked server after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2?

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 873160 provides a workaround for an issue that occurs when you install Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 and you receive error message 7391 when a distributed transaction runs against a linked server.

There error message is:

Server: Msg 7391, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
The operation could not be performed because the OLE DB provider 'SQLOLEDB' was unable to start a distributed transaction.
\[OLE/DB provider returned message: New transaction cannot enlist in the specified transaction coordinator. \]
OLE DB error trace \[OLE/DB Provider 'SQLOLEDB' ITransactionJoin::JoinTransaction returned 0x8004d00a\].

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