The RPCSS service is the Service Control Manager for COM and DCOM servers. It performs object activations requests, object exporter resolutions and distributed garbage collection for COM and DCOM servers. If this service is stopped or disabled, programs using COM or DCOM will not function properly. It is strongly recommended that you have the RPCSS service running.
|Windows 10 edition||1507||1511||1607||1703|
|Display name:||Remote Procedure Call (RPC)|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss|
The Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is running as NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Remote Procedure Call (RPC) fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the RpcSs service has failed to start.
Remote Procedure Call (RPC) is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:
If Remote Procedure Call (RPC) is stopped, the following services cannot start:
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreRemoteProcedureCallRPCWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.
3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.
4. Restart the computer to save changes.
Note. Make sure that the
rpcss.dll file exists in the
%WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.