Resolves RPC interfaces identifiers to transport endpoints. If this service is stopped or disabled, programs using Remote Procedure Call (RPC) services will not function properly.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||RPC Endpoint Mapper|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS|
The RPC Endpoint Mapper service runs as NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If RPC Endpoint Mapper fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the RpcEptMapper service has failed to start.
The following services are unable to start if RPC Endpoint Mapper is stopped:
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreRPCEndpointMapperWindows8.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.
Note. Make sure that the
RpcEpMap.dll file exists in the
%WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.