Operation could not be completed. The RPC server is unavailable.


If you are trying to add a printer and you get the message

Operation could not be completed. The RPC server is
unavailable.

the cause can be a missing or corrupted spoolss.dll
or spoolss.exe. Make sure the RPC service is started. If
the error is consistent and it continues through a reboot, re-apply the service
pack.

Printer Tips:

Improve print spooling
performance

RAW data mode
Print to a file
Steps to Manually Remove and
Reinstall a Printer Driver

Add Printer Panel icon to Windows NT Start Menu
Restrict the ability to add
print drivers to Administrators and Print Operators

Hide shared printer
How to Configure Printers on FPNW
to Service Pserver.nlm

Submit print jobs to wait afterhours to print
Print Server Migration Utility

NT Parallel Port
Thread Priority

Set
how long the port thread waits before giving up

Control printer popup messages

Printer Available
Broadcasts

How to
install a network printer only once for all users of the NT workstation

HP Web JetAdmin

Allow Print Operators
to add a printer

Drag
and Drop Printing

Add a
printer failed with message “Operation could not be completed. The RPC server is
unavailable.”

Don’t Get
Notified When Remote Documents Are Printed

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