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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

Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

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

Locate Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter