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Old 03-09-2004, 09:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am running XP and have lost my printer with the error message "RPC Server is unavailable". I have gone to "service.msc." and nothing seems to be the problem there. I have checked it with my other computer which is working fine.

Also, on the same machine I am getting a "NT On-ACCESS Scanner service" error. The start menu takes 2 minutes to come up when you click it also.

Are all of these problems related? Is the computer somehow think it is a server? Or should I just chuck the thing out the window?

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Old 03-10-2004, 12:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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How is the printer connected? Is it connected to the network directly, or connected directly via parallel or USB port and then shared from a PC?
Also, I would run an extensive Adware and Virus check.


If you do decide to chuck the computer out the window, at least get it on video. Destruction is a good ol' American past time!
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