N.T. Authority/System---- R.P.C. service terminate

  SmiffyRebel 22:41 08 Oct 03

A elderly friend has started to recieve the following error message
"N.T. Authority/System---- R.P.C. service terminated unexpectedly"
just before the PC shuts down. I'm afraid my friend is not very computer literate and lives 100 miles from me so the info I have is a bit sparse .I think he's running windows XP and this fault may be associated with either Outlook express or windows explorer I do not have any info on his PC e.g. cpu, memory etc.

  VoG II 22:46 08 Oct 03

Apply this patch click here

Then remove via click here OR click here

  Jester2K II 22:46 08 Oct 03

MSBlaster worm or varient.......

Download this patch click here and install it

Download this program to remove it click here

Then get your Anti Virus up to date, or get AVG free click here

  VoG II 22:49 08 Oct 03

To buy more time on the net

Start, Run

shutdown -a

and click OK

Your friend has Blaster or a similar worm.

  VoG II 22:51 08 Oct 03

We must agree a rota ;o))

  Jester2K II 07:43 09 Oct 03

Forgot the shutdown -a bit...

Any luck SmiffyRebel

  SmiffyRebel 10:47 09 Oct 03

OK Thanks a lot my problem now is trying to get my friend to sort it as he is not very PC Literate, I may have to drive to his place to sort it. Once again thanks a lot

  Jester2K II 11:02 09 Oct 03

Seems to be you first every time...

SmiffyRebel - might be easier to download the bits from him first. They'll fit on a couple of floppy disks. Start the PC in Safe Mode. Scan with Stinger. Reboot to normal windows and install the patch. Reboot and go online to update the AV he has (or get click here AVG Free Edition)

  johnnyrocker 12:34 09 Oct 03

and dont forget to switch off system restore before cleansing



  Jester2K II 12:35 09 Oct 03

KEEP forgetting that!

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