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Q: Cannot reach web site 503 server unavailable

Using three different computers 1 Win 7, 2 Win 10 and one android phone.
On the Windows 7 machine I cannot reach one web site (SanduskyRotaryPizzaChallenge.com), I get 503 server unavailable. All other web sites work fine on the Win 7 machine. Using Chrome, IE and Edge.
On the Win 10 and Android the web site works fine.
Only the one web site on only the one computer does it not work.
I can using FileZilla I can FTP into the site, on ALL computers.
So what should I be looking at on the Win 7 machine? Remember all other sites work fine.

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Preferred Solution: Cannot reach web site 503 server unavailable

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This is bizarre.

I'm trying to persuade my browser to connect with www.piratour.net. It times out and fails to find it.

I try on my phone using the home wi-fi - same result.

I switch off my phone wi-fi and try with data. Success!

This happens on the PC with both Firefox and Edge.

I open a command window and try ping www.piratour.net. Nothing, however the screen tells me immediately that the ip address is 167.250.5.29 .

I have spent quality time with my ISP (Plusnet in the UK). The man tried that address from his own machine - no success.

I have tried changing the DNS servers (my idea). No luck.

The fact that the service guy also couldn't reach it suggests that the problem is somewhere way outside my setup.

I would appreciate any thoughts.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU J3060 @ 1.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 76 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3941 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 149 GB (85 GB Free); D: 780 GB (663 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., A_F_K20CE
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 

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For some reason, I am unable to reach Ann Coulter - Official Home Page on my computer. It's been several weeks since I was last able to visit the site. The problem happens in every browser I have, including recent or current versions of Firefox, IE, Opera and Chrome. I can reach any other website I try to get to just fine. I never used to have any trouble reaching that website until about a month ago. No one else uses this computer and I live alone.

It appears that I've blocked that one site but I'm darned if I can figure out how.

Here's what I've tried so far:
1. Run Avast Free Antivirus with the latest version of the program and definitions. Results: no threats found with either the quick scan or the full scan.
2 Run Malware Bytes with the latest definitions. Results: Results: two threats found and removed but I still can't reach the Coulter website.
3. Checked my Hosts file. Results: nothing there is blocking any website.
4. Checked my router settings. Can't see any blocks there.
5. Had other people try to access the site; they were successful.
6. Googled and found one other forum where someone was having the same problem with respect to the Coulter website. But his problem apparently went away two weeks ago. He didn't indicate if he had done anything to make it go away.
7. Checked the Windows Event logs but can't see anything there reflecting my problem.

Can anyone suggest anything else I can check?

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A:Can't reach one site

Since it's happening in all browsers, my guess is it's blocked in your modem/router. Any liberals been around? lol

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Hi
I have a Win XP SP3 desktop PC that developed a problem reaching search engine sites.
I have cleared out viruses and malware using various apps including MWB and other security software.
 
Had a problem with Bing but seems to be clear now, but still won't reach any www.google sites. Does reach google sites with prefix, such as maps.google, etc. but none of the www.google sites.
 
In accordance with your instructions I have run diagnostics and attach logs dds.txt and attach.zip
Also attached report from minitoolbox.
 
I hope you may have an answer up your sleeve.
Many thanks for any assistance.
 
Kind regards
Mike
 
 

A:Cannot reach any www.google site

Hello qpager I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", ... Read more

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I bought My Elite X2 on 24th Dec 2016.  I checked my warranty thru ' http://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/wc/public/home '  Since the warranty is not correct, so I have attemped to dispute the warranty thru ' http://support.hp.com/us-en/checkwarranty?openCLC=true ' But I could not checked my warranty thru this site.  I wonder how I open dispute warranty? 

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I'm trying to reach a friend's FTP site and can't get any connection/response.

Direct FTP attempt: The operation "times out".
Pinging his IP address from CMD prompt: All attempts time out.
Tracert to his IP: It begins the trace process, but loses the route after about 4 hops.

I have placed his IP address in the excluded (allowed) sites in my firewall settings. I can't figure out what else may be preventing my connection. Any help?

Dave Danger

XP Pro SP2, Asus A7N8X-X MoBo, AMD Athlon XP at 1837.5 MHz.
512 MB DDR-SDRam.
Symantec Internet Security, AVG Free 7.0.308, SpySubtract/Adsubtract, NoAdware, Ad-Aware SE Personal
 

A:Solved: Can't reach an FTP site

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To use some features on the Nascar.com web site, you need to log in through https://secure.audience.nascar.com. Problem is, the site can't be reached or pinged. Increasing ping time generates nothing but timeout errors. Something in the computer is blocking it from reaching that web address, whether it's entered as a name or a numeric address. This problem happens with four different web browsers - IE8, Firefox 3, Chrome and Safari.

It's a Gateway laptop with Vista SP1. It happens with a LAN connection. WiFi and Ev-Do. The web address is available on one machine with an identical WiFi link but not with the Gateway laptop.

Here are some of the attempts to solve the problem that have failed:

Resetting TCP/IP stack.
Switching DNS server.
Removing Norton Internet Security 2008.
Shutting down Windows Defender.
Running the computer with no firewall.
Removing and reinstalling network adapters and reinstalling drivers.
Running Vista in safe mode with networking.
Removing all temporary files and history.
Adding the domain to the IE trusted sites list.

The secure.audience.nascar.com address and the nascar.com domain are not blocked in the Hosts list.

NASCAR tech support has no idea what's going on.
Several checks of other web sites and Microsoft's online support on problems with accessing https secure sites have turned up no problems with accessing that site.

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A:Can't reach a https secure site

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It happens on all browsers on every computer in the house. I am running NIS 2012
and can't find if/where that is causing the problem. It maybe my ISP but how would I know? Any advice is welcome. Thank you.

A:Can't reach Newegg consistently and I know their site is up

Newegg.com is working for me now but their are times it doesn't. A couple weeks ago I couldn't get to them.

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I am using a NetGear RP614 v1 router to share a cable network connection to the Internet. We need to connect to the web site of out local school system, (ip = 168.31.104.246). We cannot see any pages from this domain if the router is connected, however everything is OK if we connect any of our computers to the cable modem. The router is not set up to block any sites. I have reduced the maximum packet size from 1500 to 1400 to 1300 bytes, but no change in connectivity has happened. Any ideas wher to look?
The DNS servers listed by the router are correct, and I still cannot connect if I enter the IP address rather than the URL.

There are computers on the lan running Win 95, Win98, WinXP and all see the same thing. We are using a Motorola SurfBoard SB5100.
 

A:Can't reach a known good web site when using router.

You can not access your own IP, if that is the IP-number in your router.
Just use http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/ and all should be fine.
 

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Hi guys!!  Boy, I hope you can help me because I am about to pull my hair out over this one.
 
I think I got infected with some virus called HEU_AEGIS_HttpDownloader blah blah a month back.  I think this because it came up in my AV (Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security).  The AV did its thing and I guess cleaned the virus or removed it.  It no longer shows up.  During this time, I also received about a dozen of other warnings about a suspicious file which Trend deleted whenever it showed up.  It was always found at: C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Temp\***.tmp.exe (the *** would always be some random letters and numbers).  This virus and ***.tmp.exe file no longer shows up.  However...
 
Since that virus popped up (and these two things may not be related) I keep getting a web threat listed in Trend Micro which shows a web threat which happens about twice every hour.  It says it 'blocked' a web threat to website address 176.9.##.###/ip.php
 
I have checked my services, msconfig start up settings, registry, and even a complete search on my hard drive for that IP (which I partially masked on purpose).  Nothing can find it.
 
I tried running full scans of Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security, Ad Aware, MalwareBytes, and Super AntiMalware.  All of them say my machine is clean.
 
I even tried using my earliest system restore point, and that did not rid me of these constant web threats.
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A:HEU_AEGIS, computer keeps trying to reach a suspicious site

I believe I found the cause of this issue.  A rootkit was hiding itself pretty well.  Malwarebytes, SuperAntiSpyware, Trend Micro Titanium, and Ad Aware could not find it.  I finally tried Kaspersky's TDSSKiller and it found and deleted an .exe file and registry entry it said was a high risk.  Since it removed the file, I have had no web threats in the past 24 hours.
 
Here is the text of the infected file TDSSKiller reported and removed:
 
UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic
File: C:\Document and Settings\Owner\Application Data\Sun\Java\Deployment\SystemCache\6.0\25\winhlp32.exe
Malware object, high risk
 
If anyone else is experiencing a constant barage of web threats being blocked and can't find the cause; be sure to try TDSSKiller.

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XP Pro SP2, all latest updates. When I reboot, I can correctly sync to a time server, but after an unknown amount of time it goes back to saying "The RPC server is unavailable" instantly after clicking Update Now, regardless of what server I tell it to sync to. I also noticed that if I view my nForce Networking Controller status, then click Properties and go to the Authentication tab, everything is greyed out. If I hit OK without changing anything (I can't change it even if I wanted to), a message pops up saying "An unexpected condition occured. Not all of your requested changes in settings could be made" and just goes back to that window. I have to hit cancel to close it. These two issues seem to be related since right after I reboot, the Authentication tab works normally (as well as the time sync like I mentioned above), and they both seem to stop working at the same time. I have no idea if it happens after something I run or if it's just after a certain amount of time or what. Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: Unable to sync to time server - RPC server is unavailable (but more)

I have the same problem exactly. There is an article at Ed Bott's Windows Expertise (http://www.edbott.com/weblog/?p=1779) tyhat discusses problems with the Windows time Server, but nothing he suggested worked for me. It just won't update...no matter what server I choose.
 

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Hi, I have known a problem lately about some malware that won't let you get to any of microsoft's sites or antimalware sites - by scaning my computer found some 01.tmp, 02.tmp files - the files are being deleted by malwarebytes at startup but spawn alive againg every time.I was looking for help at this forum - found some topics about the issue, but could'nt find any answer.so I went to war alone, and won... (after too many hours - about 6)anyway, I'm new around here and probably won't last long, so this is kind of an advice for whomever has this malware problem or for the administrators of the forum trying to help other's:the little $!#!#! is poisening the dns cache - that's why you can't get to any site even you're editing your hosts file.so what you shoud do is:1. open CMD.EXE,2. type in the command line: TASKLIST /SVC - this will list all proccesses currently runing with the services in the background.3. look for a proccess "svchost.exe" with the service "Dnscache"4. open task manager, and if you still don't have the "PID" column, go to "VIEW", "SELECT COLUMNS" and add it5. kill the svchost proccess that is runing the dns cache by comapring the PID's from the CMD to those in the taskmanager.6. now you can access site freely: the microsoft malicous remove tool will find it for you and also COMODO free antivirus.7. NOTICE that until the malware is wiped out you should do steps 1-5 every time your computer is ... Read more

A:Can't reach microsoft'w site and antimalware sites - 01.tmp file

You can simply stop and restart the DNS Service using these commands :NET STOP DNSCache
NET START DNSCacheYou can save these lines in a file with extension .CMD and when you need to run it, just double click on the file.

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I need to do maintenance on a web server for two hours. I want the web server to display a page saying "server is unavailabe until..." What is a good way to accomplish this, making sure users with the web page cached see the unavailable page and not the page cached on their computer?
 

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Need help on new Plextor CD/R. Plextor site unavaible. Can you suggest source? Specifically:

I have mp3 files on my hard drive and I have just installed a Plextor 12/4/32 CDR/CDRW. On clicking the load playlist button it is necessary to add mp3 or *.* to the file name field (only .ppl is listed) in order to visualize the m93 files stored or my hard drive. After selecting a file, neither clicking the add button nor dragging the file to the playlist will add the file to the play list. I will appreciate advice. Thank You. Garrison Watts
 

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I have installed FileZilla server 0.9.41 on Windows Server 2008 R2. When I upload files to the FTP site, the time
of the file uploaded is incorrect. For example if I upload a file modified 10:37:10 PM it becomes 5:37:00 PM on the FTP site. It is always 5 hours earlier, and truncates the seconds. This makes version control of files difficult. Is there some configuration
change that can fix this, or is this a Windows Server issue? The server time is configured for the Central time zone in The United States.

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We have an Internet Explorer issue with our secure web site, when trying to save a file (excel report), we get the following message:

"Internet Explorer cannot download SaveToFile.aspx from secure.allvoiceusa.com.
Internet Explorer was not able to open this Internet site. The requested site is either unavailable or cannot be found. Please try again later."

We are using IE8, and I have tried several suggestions from the internet, such as enabling the "Do Not Save Encrypted Pages to Disk" security setting in IE, and deleting the "Index.DAT" from the Documents & Settings.

The odd thing is that this feature worked fine up until about a week ago. Now, anyone using IE gets this error message when trying to save their report. But it still works with Mozilla FireFox.

Anyone know what might be causing this problem?

 

A:The requested site is either unavailable or cannot be found.

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Hi Everyone,

I am trying to setup a Print Server remotely - and the challenge that I am facing is that the Print Server is on a different sub-net (by default) than the main network.

The main network consists of the I.P. addresses: 192.168.174.0 to 192.168.174.254

The Print Server has a default I.P. address of: 192.168.0.10

Fortunately the remote location is using a Netgear SRXN3205 which supports Lan Multi-Homing.

I have added the address 192.168.0.1 to the router (as shown below) -

I have remote access to a Windows 7 computer, and I have tried adding a Static Route to it in order to reach the Print Server -

I have tried both of the following -

route add 192.168.0.10 mask 255.255.255.255 192.168.0.1

(above uses the Routers LAN Multi-Homing feature)

route add 192.168.0.10 mask 255.255.255.255 192.168.174.254

(above uses the Routers standard I.P. address)

** Can't reach the print server either through ping or a web browser with either of the above commands ***

If anybody has any suggestions on how I can reach the config page of the Print Server (TP-Link TL-PS110U) they will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo
 

A:Trying to reach print server on different sub-net

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my AMD Radeon 8670M definitely here, as it states in the laptop's sticker. But when i go to the site (HP) i didn't find a driver for my AMD. There was only my Intel HD Graphic driver.Pardon Me for My Horrible English.

A:my graphic driver is unavailable in hp site for drivers

Hi: What that means is that HP does not completely support your notebook for W10. There is no W10 graphics driver for the Intel/AMD switchable graphics your notebook has. The only suggestion I can offer would be to try the W8.1 AMD graphics driver from your notebook's support page and hope that it works.

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I'm running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 on a MacBook Air.
Whenever I try to connect to a website (apart from Google, Facebook, Apple support) it shows the error message "Unable to connect"(Firefox) "Safari Can't Connect to the Server"(Safari). It is not a network problem because every other device works just fine. I've tried changing DNS to Google's, deactivating IPv6, Renewing DHCP lease, rebooting Mac, deleting cookies, uninstalling Avast Antivirus, disabling any VPNs, getting a new IP, et cetera. NOTHING HAS WORKED.
Please help me.
 

A:Unable to connect, can't reach server.

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Hello,

After using Capture One Pro version 4 RAW image workflow software from Phase One for a few weeks with no problems (and version 3 for a couple of years before that), suddenly the application has reverted from the Pro version which I paid for to the less capable Standard version.

Between my description of events and screenshots, Phase One support has determined that the application cannot reach the company's activation server to verify the status of my license code. My user account on their site says I have 2 free upgrades and 2 activations remaining. In the app, it says I have zero and zero.

I've tried deactivating and reactivating the software, but I get the error: Capture One was unable to deactivate the software on the server. This happens whether I try to connect from home or from my studio.

I'm running Vista Home Premium SP1.

Phase One support suggested creating a new Windows user account and trying it from there, but that didn't work. I've also tried uninstalling and reinstalling the software, and completely disabling my firewall (AVG 8).

The last from Phase One support (in Asia, who can reply no more than once a day ):

The activation procedure is using the following:

activate.phaseone.com that has IP address 68.195.194.106
Mac uses port 80 (http)
PC is also port 80 but uses also SOAP commands besides http
Also every machine needs to be able to ping itself on 128.0.0.1

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A:App can't reach license activation server

I'd be surprised if machines can ping themselves on 128.0.0.1, since the loopback address is 127.0.0.1!

I wonder what other misconceptions they have?

BTW, that IP address for activation is in NJ, not Asia.

I think I'd connected directly to my broadband modem, disable any firewalls, and run the activation. If that doesn't do it, you're pretty much out of luck.
 

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I'm trying to work with my server guys on this, but I think the problem may be more local. I cannot reach my personal web servers by pop3, http or ftp when using my domain names. I have tried logging in by server IP and everything works fine. They tell me that they can reach the sites ok and a secondary lookup website was able to ping by domain name.

I have used my command prompt and 3 different browsers, rebooted my entire system, shut down firewalls, cleared all caches (browser and dns) and rebooted again. Every other site on the web shows up fine, but mine just say 'server not found'. The only other posts I've seen have dealt with people who couldn't look up any domains at all, or are trying to access an intranet domain. I am just having trouble with 3 domains on a shared web server.

I have a vonage/motorola router, motorola modem and PC running WinXP

Any suggestions?
 

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I am trying to connect to a computer in my house so I can play a one of my friends at Bos wars. Every time I try to connect it says "Could not reach server". What am I doing wrong? Is it possible I have two different versions of the game?
 

A:Solved: Bos Wars lan game... Can not reach server

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I have setup a Site-to-Site VPN using Sophos UTM at each end. I set up an Ubuntu VM as a WINS Server using Samba.

So far so good. VPN Works.

My problem is with the WINS Server. I have taken two Windows 10 computers and for both of them added the IP of the WINS server under Advanced TCP/IP Settings and changed NetBIOS to Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP.

The results are close but not quite right. The two computers with the modified settings can now ping each other using computer name rather than IP. Other computers on each end of the VPN can not do that.

That said neither computer shows up in the Networks of the other. This is what I am trying to fix.

It appears that name resolution is working for the computers that check in with the WINS server but that the Windows 10 browsing service is not adding those computers to the network.

The LANs are 192.168.2.0/24 and 10.1.1.0/24 the WINS server is on 192.168.2.0/24 and it comes back as __MSBROWSE__ for that network. For 10.1.1.0/24 the computer that connects to the WINS server is showing __MSBROWSE__ when I check with nbtstat.

When I check services Computer Browser is running.

Can someone help me or at least point me in the right direction? This really shouldn't be this hard so I feel like I'm missing something obvious.

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Hello all,

Good to join this forum

Anyway, Please can someone support me regarding connecting a Windows Server 2008 standard that needs to connect to another Windows server in another country outside of UK (Site B). The ports 1433 and 3030 are also open in the firewall and also the Draytek 2830n router, therefore I can see the ports open via yougetsignal.com. We have 1 public (Static) IP address from BT that is already in the Draytek router on Site A (UK).

How is the simplest or easiest way to connect these 2 Window servers so a management program that uses MySQL Database server can talk to the Site B server or vice-versa) Both sites have a Public IP address.

Can this be done by the WIndows firewall inbound rules / outbound rules where the port 1433 is set. There is an option to enter a Remote IP address under 'scope' which I assume is the Site B's public IP address within the inbound firewall properties.

The other way is the VPN on the Draytek 2830n. There is an option for Lan to Lan using IPSec but not sure the best settings for Dial-out or Dial-in. There is usernames and passwords that not sure of including the Remote gateway or Remote IP to use

We have 2 different routers on Site A and Site B are not the same.

Thanks Guys
 

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Welcome, raindogs&cats. Unless the following words in this post miraculously clear everything up for you it will be to your advantage to start your own thread and describe what you have and what problem(s) you're encountering. We can then try to tailor responses for you.

To check on services: Control Panel - Administrative Tools - Services. Right clicking on a service will give some more options; the one selected above was Properties, and then the Dependencies tab. On that tab you can learn the prerequisites for the service and also what else depends on the service.

that was the last post i saw ... under the dependencies tab it says no dependencies im kinda stumped to what to do
 

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For the past two days When I log-on (to the PC I get the following message:
 

Quote:

Register Class Objects failed: hRes= 0x800706BA
The RPC server is unavailable. Maximum retry attempts exceeded.

After being on a few minutes I usually get the following message
 

Quote:

The system is shutting down. Please save all work in progress and log off. Any unsaved work will be lost.
The shutdown was initiated by NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM.

I google the problem but spammy results keep coming up

A:The RPC server is unavailable

Held out to be an error caused by damaged system files.
 
Suggestion to try using System Restore and restore to an earilier point.
 
I would run the sfc /scannow command myself, since that's the basic cure for damaged/missing system files.
 
Louis

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I'm trying to install drivers for my SoundBlaster Audigy 2 ZS, but when the installation starts a message pops up that says:

"The InstallShield Engine (iKernel.exe) could not be launched.

The RPC server is unavailable."

How can I enable or "make available" the RPC server?
 

A:RPC server is unavailable

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I've searched all over to find a fix for this problem and have no joy yet. It just started without me doing anything that I know of.
Basically, I can't access other systems on the network. When I try to turn on public folder sharing, I get the error "RPC Server is unavailable". WHen I try to turn on File Sharing, it does nothing but go back to the screen and shows it as 'off'.
So, I actually did some research and there's very little info on it in Vista. I looked at the service and can't see how I can even turn it on or off....it's all greyed out. I'm thinking of doing a repair to Vista which I've never done but there's got to be a way around this. Even turning the firewall off has done no good.
If anyone has any ideas, I'll be very appreciative.
Thanks

Paul

A:RPC Server is unavailable

Hi Paul


When options are greyed out, that can often mean you're not currently logged in with administrative rights. You can also right-click the system utility that you wish to use, and select "run as administrator", and provide the administrator password.

I know the following solution might seem obvious, but if everything was working previously (and recently), you can try Vista's System Restore - using a restore point from prior to your connection issues.

As malware has a bad habit of mucking up network settings (in the effort to enlist your PC as part of a "botnet", for example), it's a good idea to run as many scans as you can on as thorough settings as possible. Should you find (or simply strongly suspect) a malware presence, visit the 5-Step Security Checklist here at TSF --- http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

Should your PC prove malware-free, and System Restore prove to be either ineffective or unavailable, check in the EventViewer logs for entries that coincide with connection failures. And also view Vista networking setup tips from the TechNet folks -- Vista has a few things to look at that weren't around in XP:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb878110.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb727037.aspx

Best of luck
. . . Gary

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My wife installed the new version of Internet Explorer 8. After installing it everything worked properly, but once I turned on the computer the first time after installing the software I start getting the error that I couldn't connect to the internet. the issue was that the computer was "acquiring the network address". After waiting for too long the computer wasn't able to acquire the address.
So I started looking on the internet to solve the problem.
The first thing I tried was using the Command Prompt to check what IP address I had, typing ipconfig. The result I got under IP Address was 0.0.0.0, so no address. The next step was to use ipconfig/renew. It was on this step when I got the error "The RPC server is unavailable".
The recommended solutions I found took me to the Services window (Undr Control Panel-Administrative Tools-Services) Here the advice was to put the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) on Automatic mode. But the RPC was already on automatic. So what I did was look for other services that were related to the process of acquiring an IP Address. Going through all the list I found the DHCP Client. This one, even though was set up as automatic, for some reason it was stopped. So right-clicking on the DHCP Client-properties, under the general tab, I changed the service status to start. This fixed the whole problem. I am now able to connect to the internet.
I hope this info help someone else with the same problem.
 

A:The RPC Server is Unavailable

Hi and welcome to TSG.
Here is a pretty good guideline for necessary started tasks.
Check your Services are Started on all PCs:
• COM+ Event System (for WZC issues)
• Computer Browser
• DHCP Client
• DNS Client
• Network Connections
• Network Location Awareness
• Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
• Server
• TCP/IP Netbios helper
• Wireless Zero Configuration (XP wireless configurations)
• WLAN AutoConfig (Vista wireless configurations)
• Workstation

Note: You can check the services in Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Services.

All of these services should be started, and their startup type should be automatic (or perhaps manual).

If a service is not running, open it's properties and check the dependencies. Check each of the dependencies and see which one is preventing the service from running. Checking the event log is also a good idea here, there may be clues to what is failing.
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The trick generally is not the task itself but the status of the task dependencies that is the killer.
Again,welcome to TSG.We look forward to seeing you post up in the future.
 

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Hi,

I'm unable to connect to the internet by either a wireless or lan cable connection, I typed a ipconfig/renew command and got a message that " the RPC server is unavailable". Can anyone tell me how to make the RPC available?
Thank you for your help
 

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A few months ago, our printer stopped working.. .unsure why. I bought a new printer (easy fix), HP Deskjet 1050, and went through all of the install, but at the last step, when I connect the USB to my computer (Dell Laptop, Windows XP), it says it cannot finish setup because "RPC Server Unavailable" and on the install screen, it menioned a problem with the Printer Spooling System. I restarted and all that, but to no avail... three hours later, I still need to print docs out... help please!!
 

A:RPC Server Unavailable

Hiya try here,http://www.articlesbase.com/softwar...ix-the-rpc-server-is-unavailable-3344677.html
 

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Had to reinstall Win XP Pro SP2, on Dell Dimension E510, dual Intel Pentium. On the reboot, it recognized the HP OfficeJet G85 printer, but the following error message came up when trying to install the drivers: "Cannot install this hardware, RPC server is unavailable." I check taskmanager, and spooler isn't running (and i don't have lexserver running either), but when I check the system the spooler status is active. Not quite sure what to do at this point.

A:RPC Server is unavailable

check it is enabled in services

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Hi, a week or more ago I disabled a few tasks in scheduler and it was not a problem until this morning, I try to turn on pc and can't get past the log in screen. Google this everyone keeps saying make sure this or that is running but I'm stuck simply logging in?

What do I need to do?

Thanks,

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A:RPC server is unavailable

Any help?

I have booted into Windows repair mode and now have command prompt up, RpcSs is already running, I tried to net start DHCP client but message "the dependency service or group failed to start"

I flying blind here and don't want to mess this up further.
 

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I cannot access the RPC server. After I log on, I get the error message of

"System Error &H800706BA (-2147023174). The RPC server is unavailable."

Whenever I run services.msc and try to start it from there, I get the message:

"Could not start the Remote Procedure Call RPC service on Local Computer.
Error 5. Access is Denied."

I tried to download AVG antivirus, but it won't install without access to the RPC server.
 

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Been using this Dell laptop for years and been fine!!
Windows XP Pro with Service Pack 3

I did a chkdisc and cleaned up a few things, then all of a sudden, i am having trouble with the RPC Server. A lot of my services have been turned off, and cannot get anything to turn on. ie Skype, Avast etc.

Nothing in my Users listed, cannot download anything but I can surf the Net.

Please help!!! I am fairly computer savey, but cannot seem to fix this!!!

Desperate!!!
 

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Hi folks,I'm running Vista Home Premium SP2. I went to www.mozilla.com to try to download firefox, and as soon as I clicked on the "Download Firefox" button, I got the message below. This happened when I was at one other site, but I can't remember the name of the site (ETA: I just remembered that it is scottrade.com.) The only difference was the Line and Char specified in the error. I ran a scan with MBAM and found nothing. I'm wondering why in the world a webpage needs my RPC server. Is that common? Either way, I checked the server and the locator in services, and the server was started. So I don't have a clue what's causing this. Any and all help is much appreciated!Webpage error detailsUser Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.0; Trident/4.0; GTB6.4; SLCC1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; Media Center PC 5.0; eSobiSubscriber 2.0.4.16; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; OfficeLiveConnector.1.3; OfficeLivePatch.0.0; .NET CLR 3.0.30729)Timestamp: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 03:21:41 UTCMessage: The RPC server is unavailable.Line: 483Char: 7Code: 0URI: http://www.mozilla.com/js/download.old.js

A:The RPC Server is Unavailable

Try it again, and can you download from other sites?Try http://www.getfirefox.com

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Got this response on another computer using XP, dont know Service Pack No and dont know what it means except that printer wont work and cannot install it either! What happened and how can it be resolved? Anyone?
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A:RPC server unavailable

See if this website has the solution for you.

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I'm using Win 7 Pro. Spent two hours configuring documents to fax. RPC server unavailable. I've been faxing from this machine for nine years and never received this error. How can I remedy it?

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I was trying to install the latest ATI Drivers when the Installer gave me an RPC Server Unavailable error. Both RPC Services ARE running. I dont know what else I can do.
 

A:RPC Server Unavailable

Checkout this MS article for a fix: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q224370
 

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I have been having a lot of problems on my Dell (Windows XP), mostly programs not responding. My problem right now is that the "RPC server is unavailable". I am also noticing that javascript or new windows will not pop up for me. What's the problem??? Thanks
 

A:RPC server unavailable

If you (or persons unknown) have disabled Remote Procedure Call try this:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RpcSs
"Start"=dword:00000002
 

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hi, trying to install a printer to my computer, but keep getting an error reading rpc server is unavailable, can anyone help please???

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Originally Posted by john mills


hi, trying to install a printer to my computer, but keep getting an error reading rpc server is unavailable, can anyone help please???




Well I found this procedure that fixed this problem for another poster.

I found the problem. The RPC server is unavailable because the service couldn't function properly because it's dependancy (server service) couldn't start... I checked the dependencies through the server's properties and I looked through services and started those required dependancies to start the server service, once that started... Everything functioned properly. Sorry, didn't mean waste the thread. I just hope this thread will come handy to those who stumble upon it through google with a similar problem. xD

If you don't know to get to servces. Start> control panel>administrative tools>services.

Good luck

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I have an Acer laptop running Windows 10 32 bit. I have been trying to create a backup system image on a backup hard drive but keep getting a message that RPC server is unavailable. I have checked Services and found that all RPC services are set to automatic and are running. I have stopped and restarted those services and rebooted, but get the same message. From Microsoft forums I have found this is a relatively recent problem, and the only solutions appear to be highly technical, and probably beyond my expertise.

Has anybody got a simple solution, or do I just wait for the next update and hope that fixes it? Thanks.
 

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I have a Windows Home Server SP3 (Windows server 2003).

I took my computer over to my cousins house and I wasn't able to share the folder over the network.

I am back at my house trying to fix this now.

I tried various things but still couldn't get it working.

When I open network connections it says (empty)

I can get to the internet and ping my laptop but my laptop cannot ping the server.

Whenever I try and install a new network adapter I get "The RPC server is unavailable"

Also the network connections service says "starting".
When I do ipconfig /all next to the ethernet adapter it has a long hash tag instead of the name.

Anyone know how I can fix this?
 

A:The RPC server is unavailable

Symptom: Your network connections folder is empty.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands, follow each one with the Enter key:

regsvr32 netshell.dll
regsvr32 netcfgx.dll
regsvr32 netman.dll

Reboot the computer.
 

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Hello it's Moohy
I am pretty displeased at how my windows 7 32 bit has been performing lately on my end... And no, it's not about speed, it's about many services not starting up, and errors popping out. here is a list of the problems I have (they all appeared at the same
time)
Such as The audio service missing
Can't open Task manager due to pcwum.dll error
Brightness can only be slightly modified
Windows aero has stopped working, and has been reverted to classic
this all happened when I tried restarting my laptop after the pcwum error appeared
Any help will gladly be appreciated
P.s: (I tried checking normal startup in msconfig, and loaded all services, except power, by starting them manually, to no avail)

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I run XP Professional on my Desktop.

I am currently getting this following error message when using my trados 7 freelancer for translating. (-2147023174): (-2147023174): The REC Server is unavailable.

I cant say that i have done much different with this PC lately, except installed network connection to my laptop that runs Vista. I have AVG as antivirus program (freeware )

Any suggestion what this problem could be caused by - and how do I fix it????

Thanks
 

A:The REC server in unavailable

Anyone?
 

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network and sharing center is open, click on sharing and discovery, click "turn on sharing so anyone withnetwork access can open, change, and create files" is checked
attempt to hit apply and get "the rpc server is unavailable....
have done all usual trouble shooting, essentially metaphorically my computer network has no walls as if im in the desert, but i cant go left right forward or backward as no computers or anything are visable on my vista machine. all other 16 networked computers, laptops, ps3's and xbox 360's can see each other and the such. i even have a fedora laptop networked to my 360 for media center... there is no 3rd pty software on my vista problem comuter and the firewall is completely off and still issue continues. i saw in some other posts that ppl were suggesting turning on printer sharing. i can not as i have no printer networked or connected to this computer, its just grayed out.

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