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How to Start/Stop Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator

Service name: RpcLocator

Display name: Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator


Description:

In Windows 2003 and earlier versions of Windows, the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator service manages the RPC name service
database. In Windows Vista and later versions of Windows, this service does not provide any functionality and is present for application
compatibility.

Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\locator.exe

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart