"DCOM Server Process Launcher - rpcss.dll" Service on Windows XP

Q

What is "DCOM Server Process Launcher" in my Windows XP service list? And how is "DCOM Server Process Launcher" service related to rpcss.dll?

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A

"DCOM Server Process Launcher" is a Windows XP service that "Provides launch functionality for DCOM services". "DCOM Server Process Launcher" service is provided by rpcss.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "DCOM Server Process Launcher" service:

Service name: DcomLaunch
Display name: DCOM Server Process Launcher
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies: None

"DCOM Server Process Launcher" 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: 5.1.2600.5755
Size: (401,408 bytes)
Modified: Monday, February 09, 2009, 7:10:48 AM

Disabling "DCOM Server Process Launcher" service may cause issues when running Windows XP system.

 

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