While running the DISM.exe/online/Cleanup-image/Restorehealth in Windows 8.1 you may receive the remote procedure call failed error then the follow the steps mentioned below:
You may take help of the System file Checker for scanning and restoring corrupt Windows system files. But by running this tool you may get some error that can prevent this tool from successful running and completion of it. You may get following errors:
- System File Checker SFC fails to repair corrupt member file.
- Windows Resource Protection got corrupt and was unable to fix some of them.
- System File Checker is not working will not run and could not repair.
- Windows Resource Protection failed to start the repair service.
If such things happen then you can try to run the System File Checker in the Safe Mode or for repairing the Windows Components for storing the DISM.
But sometimes you try to repair the Windows Components for storing the DISM then the scanning process can stop at 20% followed by error.
“Remote procedure call failed error while using DISM”
If you will receive any error by the WinX menu then you need to open Run where you need to type services.msc followed by Enter to open the Service Manager.
Then you need to look for the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service and double click on it. Then see that the startup type is Automatic and the service is started if it is not then press the Start Button to start it.
You can see the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locater service in the figure given below. You need to double click on it. This service is the Service Control Manager for COM and DCOM servers. For performing the object exporter resolutions objectactivations requests, and distributed garbage collection for COM and DCOM servers.
Then ensure that the startup type of it is manual type then start the service by clicking on the Start button. This service will help you with the application compatibility.
Then again restart your system and try again and see if the error is gone. If not then you may take help of the PC Repair Tool for cleaning and optimizing the Windows registry for removing the old and damaged data that blogs down the performance of your system. It helps you to make your system run as new, improving the speed and stability of your system, speed of your PC boot up time and reduces errors and crashes.