"Remote Procedure Call (RPC) - RpcSs.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Remote Procedure Call (RPC)" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Remote Procedure Call (RPC)" service related to RpcSs.dll?

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A

"Remote Procedure Call (RPC)" is a Windows 7 service that "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" "Remote Procedure Call (RPC)" service is provided by RpcSs.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Remote Procedure Call (RPC)" service:

Service name: RpcSs
Display name: Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   DCOM Server Process Launcher
   RPC Endpoint Mapper

"Remote Procedure Call (RPC)" service is provided by a DLL file called: RpcSs.dll:

Name: RpcSs.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\RpcSs.dll
Description: Distributed COM Services
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 368 KB (376,832 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:21:03 AM

Disabling "Remote Procedure Call (RPC)" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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