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"RPC not available" when trying to print from a wireless laptop to a shared printer in XP

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Hi,
"RPC not available" when trying to print from a wireless laptop to a shared printer in XP.  Please advise,

Thanks,
Joe
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Verify the Remote Procedure Call service is started by doing the following: Start>Run: Services.msc, in the services window find the RPC service and make sure it is started.  If not, start it and try to print again.
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Also, try reinstalling the printer drivers or try setting up the printer settings again.
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
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1. disable the "simple sharing"
2. determine if the "file and printer sharing" is enabled in nic properties (but i guess it is, cause you already shared the printer)
3. antivirus / firewall  issue - disable it and check
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Thanks!
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