Support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) ends on July 12, 2011. To continue receiving security updates for Windows, make sure you're running Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2). For more information, refer to this Microsoft web page: Support is ending for some versions of Windows.
You have a Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)-based computer that has Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) installed. When you try to use the Active Directory Users and Computers Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in or the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to connect to a domain controller for remote administration, you receive the following error message:
Naming information cannot be located because: The RPC server is unavailable.Additionally, when you try to access \\DomainName from the Windows Vista SP1-based computer, you receive the following error message:
The network path was not found.
This issue occurs because the TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service is not started.
To resolve this issue, start the TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service. To do this, follow these steps:
- Click Start, type
services.msc in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password, or click Continue.
- Locate and then double-click the TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service.
- In the Startup type list, click
Automatic, and then click Apply.
- Under Service status, click
Start to start the TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service, and then click OK.
ID articolo: 954370 - Ultima revisione: 10 giu 2011 - Revisione: 1