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

Service name: RpcSs

Display name: Remote Procedure Call (RPC)


The RPCSS service is the Service Control Manager for COM and DCOM servers. It performs object activations requests, object exporter
resolutions and distributed garbage collection for COM and DCOM servers. If this service is stopped or disabled, programs using COM
or DCOM will not function properly. It is strongly recommended that you have the RPCSS service running.

Path to executable:

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss

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

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type services.msc and press Enter

Locate Remote Procedure Call (RPC) 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) service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

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