What is DCOMSS.exe / RPCSS.exe?

  LeadWeight 11:16 08 Feb 06

While using the internet my McAfee firewall often pops up with a request whether to allow DCOMMSS.exe / RPCSS.exe access to the internet. I always give instructions for no access, which results in no obvious difference to my surfing capabilitiy. If anyone knows why this happens or what these programs are I would be gratefull as I could then set my firewall to recognise these programs and allow them automatic access to the internet without the need to keep asking me.

  SANTOS7 11:27 08 Feb 06

rpcss - rpcss.exe - Process Information

Process File: rpcss or rpcss.exe
Process Name: Remote Procedure Call Services

rpcss.exe is an executable of Microsoft Windows Operating System. It is reponsible for Remote Procedure Call services on the local machine. These are public services available to the local network. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.

  woodchip 11:55 08 Feb 06

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If the Net works OK without them make your Firewall stop them in the settings

  SANTOS7 11:58 08 Feb 06

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