Windows XP Remote Procedure Call Service Error

  PeterB 11:55 03 Jan 04

I have recently updated from ME to XP and when I attempt to connect to the internet receive the following error message:-

Remote Procedure Call Service, windows will shut down due to:-

NT Authority\System. the computer then restarts itself after 60 seconds have elapsed.

Has anyone experienced this and how was it overcome.

Thanks for your help.

  spikeychris 12:03 03 Jan 04
  Terrahawk 12:05 03 Jan 04

Sounds like the Msblaster worm

To get rid of blaster/Lovsan

Download stinger click here
Download Microsoft patch click here

Turn off system restore ME & XP
Control panel / System / System restore tab/ check box

Apply the Microsoft patch then run stinger. When clean turn system restore back on

And that should cure the problem

  Big Elf 12:07 03 Jan 04


Click on Start, Run and type shutdown -a and click OK. This will give you more time to sort it out.

  PeterB 16:17 03 Jan 04

Many thanks to spikeychris, Terrahawk qnd Big Elf, problem is now resolved. Only went "online" to activate XP on Microsoft Site. Thanks MS for the "Free Gift".

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