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Windows 7: help - can't access explorer or play mp3s

12 Oct 2010   #1

7 x64
 
 
help - can't access explorer or play mp3s

Hi folks,

I've had a relatively trouble free time with this machine and W. 7 x64 since bought in March 2010. Yesterday, after receiving some emails with mp3 attachments, it's been acting up...

I have winamp as default mp3 player. When attempting to play the mp3, winamp skin opened on the desktop but would not play content. Tried a number of mp3 music files from disk... same problem. Tried opening with wmp, same problem.

Ran chkdsk on C drive and this morning - no problem. Switched on machine one hour ago and same problem. Now when I click on the Windows Explorer icon I get the remote procedure failed error.

Error messages: yesterday "rpc server error", today: "the remote procedure failed and could not execute"

Help will be very happily recieved. Thanks!

Don

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12 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Try doing a System Restore to a date before you had the problem. Let us know how things turn out.
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12 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Try turning on RPC :

1. RIGHT click my computer, then click "manage"
2. Click Services and Applications, then click Services
3. Find "Remote Procedure Call (RPC)" and double click it
4. Click "Start"

Try opening the files again
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