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what and where is the RPC stub?

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by davesgirl, Oct 16, 2003.

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  1. davesgirl

    davesgirl Thread Starter

    Oct 16, 2003
    I need help locating the RPC stub on my pc, and what is an rpc stub and what does it do for the pc, the pc is badly messed up and anything i try to install or download I get the error message that says.... unhandled expection, then it gives me an error number, then it says, incompatible version of the RPC stub. Then my installation terminates. I can't even get onto the internet at all, i cant do anything with that computer, now i use a dell windows xp, but i was wanting to give the other pc to my son, but i can't do anything with it,, i dont have the money right now to fix it, but i really need to know what is a RPC stub and where it is located, if i knew where it was located i might be able to fix it,,maybe. and what does an RPC stub do for a pc.? It is a hewlett packard windows 98. If anyone can help me, i would greatly appreaite it. Thanks so much , andrea. my email address iis [email protected]
  2. RonK


    Apr 29, 2000
  3. walkeriam


    Feb 19, 2002
    You may need to start your computer in SAFE MODE in order to restart in MS-DOS mode as RonK's link suggest.

    To start your computer in safe mode:
    Windows 98/ME: As soon as you turn your computer on, press and hold the Ctrl key down until you see the Start Menu, and then select the Safe Mode.

    Safe mode is a troubleshooting mode available in Windows 95, 98, ME, and 2000. When starting your computer in safe mode, only the operating system and mouse, keyboard, and display drivers are loaded. You may be able to start your computer in safe mode when it otherwise would not start at all. Safe mode allows you to troubleshoot the operating system to determine what is not functioning properly. For example, adding new software or hardware to your computer can cause conflicts. Safe mode is a way to locate the problem. You can attempt to run an application or use a hardware device in safe mode to determine if it is the cause of an error or if the error lies elsewhere, such as in the operating system.
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