Have you ever thought about disabling RPC (Remote Procedure Calls) on your Windows® XP® Box?
If you tried you might have faced this:
The drop down list for ‘Startup Type’ is disabled and set to ‘Automatic’.
This means we are not allowed to choose any option for this service (including stopping it).
Umf.. I hate people (and software) that decide what is good or bad for me!
click Start -> Run
type ‘regedit.exe’ and move to key :
click twice on the ‘Start’ value (type DWORD) and set ‘Value Data’ to ’4′.
Now open your services list ad select ‘Remote Procedure Call (RPC)’ this is what you’ll witness:
You can finally choose your favorite startup options for this service.
That’s all folks!
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