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RPC Server Is Unavailable - Solved 2

Discussion in 'Networking' started by vidmeister, May 28, 2011.

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    I had a problem with my XP system suddenly seeing my external firewire drive as letter H, when I needed it to be 'G'... This is a job for ComputerManagement--/ Disc Management.. After failing and reading up, I discovered you must:
    make sure:
    --you have your TCP port enabled in Windows Firewall.. A whole other subject....
    --Make sure you have the correct Windows Service enabled and STARTED, such as RPC (Remote Procedure Call)
    --enable the DCOM tunneling, (go to Start and then Run. Write DCOMCNFG and then click on the Component Services. From the component services, go to My Computer and choose Properties. After this, turn to Default Properties tab and then Enable DCOM.
     
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