COM+ Partitions

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.

Topic Description

COM+ Partitions Concepts

Provides an overview of using COM+ partitions.

COM+ Partitions Tasks

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.