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Important This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you restart your computer that runs Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, or Microsoft Windows XP, the following conditions may occur:
This problem may occur if you disable the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service. Many Windows operating system procedures depend on the RPC service.
Microsoft recommends that you do not disable the RPC service.
Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
The following services depend on the RPC service:
For additional information about how to use the Recovery Console in Windows XP, in Windows 2000, or in Windows Server 2003, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307654/ )HOW TO: Install and Use the Recovery Console in Windows XP
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326215/ )HOW TO: Use the Recovery Console on a Windows Server 2003-Based Computer That Does Not Start
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/317252/ )"Stop 0x0000001E" Error Message After You Install the Post-Windows NT Service Pack 6a Security Rollup Package
Article ID: 830071 - Last Review: September 11, 2011 - Revision: 6.0