"RPC Endpoint Mapper - rpcepmap.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "RPC Endpoint Mapper" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "RPC Endpoint Mapper" service related to rpcepmap.dll?

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A

"RPC Endpoint Mapper" is a Windows 7 service that "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." "RPC Endpoint Mapper" service is provided by rpcepmap.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "RPC Endpoint Mapper" service:

Service name: RpcEptMapper
Display name: RPC Endpoint Mapper
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies: None

"RPC Endpoint Mapper" service is provided by a DLL file called: rpcepmap.dll:

Name: rpcepmap.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\rpcepmap.dll
Description: RPC Endpoint Mapper
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 42.5 KB (43,520 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, ?9:16:13 PM

Disabling "RPC Endpoint Mapper" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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