Apps are the current trend among computer users and people love using Windows Store Apps. Windows 8 gets all the more useful and appealing apps to use because of the Windows Store apps. These apps are indeed smart and make your task pretty simple. But many people confront issues while using the Windows app store and face errors like The Remote Procedure Call Failed. This article describes the troubleshooting for this error.
You might have seen that error dialog box for The Remote Procedure Call Failed error contains nothing to help you. It contains no error code or any Help link. So there is less you can try for self-troubleshooting the problem. However, you can try
Updating the app or reinstalling it
Disabling all third-party apps
Switching from your local account to Microsoft account or vice versa
Resetting app cache
Running Windows Apps Troubleshooter
Running the System File Checker command
Online Laptop Support
If nothing helps then, you need professional support. If you too are facing the The Remote Procedure Call Failed error, then you must learn that this type of error befalls because of corrupt or incorrect allocation of registry entries. When third-party apps tweak the registry entries, they get an incorrect allocation. In addition to that, even the failure of Remote Procedure Call or failure of the Remote Procedure Call Locater services may also lead to the same error.
Thus, if you want to troubleshoot this problem, then first you should confirm that Remote Procedure Call and Remote Procedure call Locater services are functioning properly. If you dont know how to check the functioning, then you can seek Online laptop Support. Mainly, services.msc tool helps in checking the status of Remote Procedure Call and Remote Procedure call Locater services. The online laptop repair executive will run the tool and then they will perform a registry tweak.
As mentioned above the error occurs because of the wrong allocation of registry keys resulted in third party apps tweaks. So, the best way to mend the error is to perform another registry tweak. The online tech support executive can do the troubleshooting of the error in no time. He will simply take your laptop in remote connection and then perform the following steps:
Press Windows Key + R combination
In the Run dialog box, type Regedt32.exe
Hit Enter to open the Registry Editor
Navigate to the following location:
In the left pane, move to the Key Storage
Scroll down and search for winstore_cw5n1h2txyewy subkey
It is a mandatory subkey and must be there
If the key is not seen, then the online laptop repair executive will create one by right clicking on Storage key and then selecting New Key.
Next, using the same way, he will create two more subkeys of winstore_cw5n1h2txyewy. Name the two keys as Internet Settings and Software
Now, he will download, most likely, the EXE version of SetACL. SetACL is an advanced Windows manipulation tool that most of the IT specialists prefer.
The download link will be in the .zip format. So the online computer support guy will use a decompression software to unzip the files and save it in the system root drive, i.e., C: WindowsSystem32 assuming C: is the system root drive.
Finally, he will run the following command in the administrative Command Prompt:
o SetACL -on ‘hkcuSoftwareClassesLocal SettingsSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionAppContainerStoragewinstore_cw5n1h2txyewy’ -ot reg -actn ace -ace ‘n: S-1-15-2-2608634532-1453884237-1118350049-1925931850-670756941-1603938316-3764965493;p:full;i:so,sc;m:grant;w:dacl’
Then, your system will be set for a restart so that the effects get applied.
With these steps, the online laptop support guy will resolve The Remote Procedure Call Failed error. You can check by revisiting the same app in Windows app store that was earlier giving you the error dialog. You must not see the error after the troubleshooting.