How do I configure RPC over Named Pipes in Windows Vista?

Problem description

In Windows Vista, use remote procedure call (RPC) over TCP may cause poor performance. In this case, you may want to configure RPC over Named Pipes instead. This article helps you configure RPC over Named Pipes.

To have us configure RPC over Named Pipes for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. To configure RPC over Named Pipes yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.

Fix it for me

To configure RPC over Named Pipes automatically, click the
Fix itbutton or link. Click
Runin the
File Downloaddialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.

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NoteIf you are not on the computer that has the problem, save the Fix it solution to a flash drive or to a CD, and then run it on the computer that has the problem.

Next, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.

Let me fix it myself

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To configure RPC over Named Pipes, follow these steps:
  1. Click the Start button , type
    in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list.

    User Access Control permission
    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  2. Locate the following registry subkey, and then click it:
  3. On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  4. In the Value data box, type
    0x80000000, click Hexadecimal in the Base area, and then click OK.

Did this fix the problem?

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