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RPC Endpoint Mapper - Windows 8 Service

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.

This service also exists in Windows 10 and 7.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
Core Automatic Automatic Automatic
Pro Automatic Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:RPC Endpoint Mapper
Service name:RpcEptMapper
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
File:%WinDir%\System32\RpcEpMap.dll
Error control:normal
Group:COM Infrastructure
Object:NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege

Default Behavior

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.

Dependencies

The following services are unable to start if RPC Endpoint Mapper is stopped:

Restore Default Startup Type for RPC Endpoint Mapper

Automated Restore

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.