The RPC Server is Unavailable

SYMPTOMS
When launching Report Viewer it will disappear or give a generic error that it encountered a problem and needs to close. You may see the following error in the Report Viewer log.

Additional information: The RPC server is unavailable
CAUSE
The Print Spooler Service is not running.
RESOLUTION
Start the Print Spooler Service by navigating to Start - Control Panel - Services. Then find the Print Spooler service and start it. Also open the properties of the service and check to make sure the service is set to automatically start.
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Article ID: 962244 - Last Review: 01/14/2009 19:10:06 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Office PerformancePoint 2007 Management Reporter

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