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Remote Procedure Call (RPC) - Windows 10 Service

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.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
Home Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Pro Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Education Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Service name:RpcSs
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
File:%WinDir%\system32\rpcss.dll
Error control:normal
Group:COM Infrastructure
Object:NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

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.

Dependencies

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:

Restore Default Startup Type for Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

Automated Restore

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.