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dannybradleyuk

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Until recently, I had a HP printer installed on my PC, came to use it one day and the package I was using claimed that I had no printers installed. Tried to re-install the drivers from the CD and website and all I kept getting was the same RPC server is unavailable. I then went to the Print Spooler in the Adminstrative section and I noticed that it was switched to STOP. I tried to click the start button and I was told that the Specified File is missing.....PLEASE HELP..... I have also tried to re-install windows XP, but that wouldnt start either.
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affordable

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i'm having same problem with a lexmark please let me know if ya figure it out. i've done everything but crash my computer still no luck
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hmm, second one today....who wants to be a guinea pig?

Restart your computer into safe mode by tapping f8 when the memory counts up


Start >Run, type
regedit
enter

In the left pane, navigate to the subkey

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Hardware Profiles\Current\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\ROOT\LEGACY_RPCSS

select it, then on the File menu, click Export.

give it a nice name like legrpcs.reg, put it on your desktop

Now right-click LEGACY_RPCSS folder (subkey)---and ONLY THAT KEY...none of the others, click Delete, and in the Confirm Key Delete dialog box, click Yes.

Do not delete any of these
MS_L2TPMINIPORT
MS_NDISWANIP
MS_PPPOEMINIPORT
MS_PPTPMINIPORT
MS_PSCHEDMP
MS_PTIMINIPORT

Close the Registry Editor.

reboot

see if rpc is starting now
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