You can use the COM+ partitions service to install different versions of a COM+ application on a computer and run them simultaneously.
Windows XP: The ability to create, configure, or delegate COM+ partitions is not available. The global partition is the only COM+ partition available.
Windows 2000: The COM+ partitions service is not available in Windows 2000.
The following topics provide information about the COM+ partitions service.
Provides an overview of using COM+ partitions.
Provides instructions for creating and managing COM+ partitions.
Note The COM+ partitions service is not enabled by default. To use the COM+ partitions service, you must enable it through the Component Services administration tool or by changing the PartitionsEnabled property on the LocalComputer collection to True.
Build date: 10/27/2012