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Remote procedure call service crashes on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

On a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack (SP2), Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, a Svchost.exe process that hosts the remote procedure call (RPC) service crashes. When this issue occurs, the following error message is logged in the Application log:

Event Type: Error Event Source: Application Event Category: None Event ID: 1000 Date: <date> Time: <time> User: N/A Computer: <computer> Description: Faulting application svchost.exe version <version>, faulting module rpcrt4.dll, version <version>, fault address <address>.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2401588.

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