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How to reinstall RPC Server

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How can I reinstall the RPC server service once it has been deinstalled? I don't see it in the list of available services, only RPC Configurator and RPC support for banyan vines.
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by:bbao
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What happens cause you want to re-install RPC?
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by:mviertel
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I had some trouble with the NIC and deinstalled all service modules from the network properties. After solving the problem, I reinstalled all services. Now I wanted to add a network printer as default, but the process aborts because the "RPC server" is not installed. The RPC configurator service is installed and the service is started.
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by:fpc
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Do you have any Service Pack version in use? After re-install the NIC and services, you need re-install the Service Pack in use too.

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by:mviertel
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Is that for definite? I was wondering about this. I use SR3. So you say that after any substantial change, the SR has to be reapplied?
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by:mviertel
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Okey, I reapplied the SR3, no change. In short again:

When I try to install a new printer, I get an error message:

"The operation could not be completed. The RPC server is unavailable"

What the heck is this service and why the hell is it unavailable?
:-)
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by:mviertel
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Quick update. I just noticed that for some strange reason the spooler process is not running.
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Copy the latest version of Spoolss.exe and Winspool.drv from either NT CD-ROM and NT4SP3. They are at \winnt\system32 and \winnt\system by default.

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