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Windows 7: Win Explorer isn't working fine, probably due to RPC errors or malware

07 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (7.1.7600.16385)
Win Explorer isn't working fine, probably due to RPC errors or malware

Hi, I'm glad to be in this forum

Well, the problem is I was using an .exe that surely was malware.

I use Comodo Firewall and I blocked the access to that file, so when I tried to open it, it didn't let me, so I don't know why I gave it admin rights and opened it. It seemed to work fine, but when I rebooted my PC, I couldn't open anything via explorer.exe, i got this error messages

When I boot in safe mode everything's fine.

RPC service is running, according to services.msc

Right now I'm canning my system for viruses, will post the results when done.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1

RPC Server Unavailable - read this
How to Fix RPC Error When the RPC Server is Unavailable - or this
even though these seem like older articles, I believe that they may be relevant.

These may provide a possible fix or at least give some insight into it. Might try uninstalling Comodo and rebooting then see if problem remains. Let me know what happens, so I can help you further if necessary
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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