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

Posted on 2009-05-05
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
"RPC not available" when trying to print from a wireless laptop to a shared printer in XP.  Please advise,

Question by:jstaron7
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trkeys14 earned 200 total points
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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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orangutang earned 150 total points
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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
Lukasz Chmielewski earned 150 total points
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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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