(RPC)Remote Procedure Call has closed and windows needs to shut down!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by fokker, Sep 10, 2003.

  1. fokker

    fokker Guest

    I think it is a virus on my computer but im not to sure. What happens is
    that when i disable my firewall to run certain programs and webpages, i
    get this error message after 10 mins of my firewall being disabled.
    (RPC)Remote Procedure Call has an unexpected error and will now close.
    your system will now shut down in 60 seconds. Anyone any ideas how to
    prevent this.?
    Thank you.
    fokker, Sep 10, 2003
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  2. It looks as the "MSBLAST" virus.

    Réjean Dutil, Sep 10, 2003
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  3. fokker

    trout Guest

    A couple of the usual suspects:

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-026

    What you should know about the Blaster worm
    trout, Sep 10, 2003
  4. Miss Louise Kostewicz, Sep 10, 2003
  5. http://www.techhowto.org has a fix for msblaster


    Rob Burghdoff
    HelpDesk Lead
    Great Lakes Division
    CoreComm / an ATX Company
    Rob Burghdoff, Sep 10, 2003
  6. fokker

    Fokker Guest

    Thank you so much for all your replys and help. But i still have a
    problem. I read up on the websites that i got urls for, and dloaded
    the patch to fix the flaw in windows os, plus the symatec program
    that is to remove the worm. But after doing everything exactly as the
    instructions on the website says to, and installing the patch and
    searching for the virus with the blast removal program, i recieve the
    message that it could not find the MSBLAST virus. Is there not any
    chance that there are registry entries from the virus and someone may
    know them. If so would it not be possible to tell me them. It would
    be so helpful to know, because this would tell me if i did infact
    have the virus.
    Thank you
    Fokker, Sep 11, 2003
  7. fokker

    trout Guest

    It could be a variant; or just something similar. You still haven't
    mentioned *which* OS you are using, which might narrow it down. At any
    rate, I assume you've downloaded all security patches for your system?
    You also don't mention which regular (if any!) anti-virus program
    you use. You could check your findings with an on-line scan:
    trout, Sep 11, 2003
  8. fokker

    Fokker Guest

    Thank you for your help, and sorry for not giving enough detail, but
    im running norton av 2003 on windows xp with norton personal firewall
    Fokker, Sep 11, 2003
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