Microsoft KB Archive/248369

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Article ID: 248369

Article Last Modified on 2/23/2007


  • Microsoft Message Queue Server 1.0
  • Microsoft Message Queuing 2.0
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Management Console 1.0
  • Microsoft Management Console 1.1
  • Microsoft Management Console 1.2

This article was previously published under Q248369


When you install Microsoft Message Queuing Triggers on a computer running Windows NT 4.0, the following error message occurs when you try to load the Microsoft Message Queuing Triggers Administration snap-in in the Microsoft Management Console (MMC):

The snap in that has been selected failed to initialize properly

Note Microsoft Message Queuing is also known as MSMQ.


The Microsoft Message Queuing Triggers Administration snap-in does not work with version 1.0 of the MMC that is included in Windows NT 4.0.


This snap-in requires version 1.1 or later of the MMC. You must upgrade your MMC installation for the snap-in to work properly. The latest version of the MMC can be downloaded from the following Microsoft Web site:


This behavior is by design.


The Microsoft Message Queuing Triggers Administration snap-in installs properly on computers running Windows 2000.

Additional query words: MSMQ MMC

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