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Problem with window media center installation ?

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I have installed Windows media center edition 2005 edition on my HP pavilion a1324n desktop PC. Whenever I try to access disk management it comes back with error “ RPC server is not available” & even my internet service is not working . I researched on Microsoft website. It says this is because I changed computer’s name that’s what causing this error. Could you please tell me what name I should put for my computer? I can reformat and reinstall windows MCE 2005 and change my computer’s name one more time. From where I can get this information about right computer name?
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Hi there
Even if you changed the computers name chances are that won't sort the problem, it sounds to me like a bad install in the first place. I would go with the re-install of the operating system.
You can call your computer whatever you want most people use their name, for example "yourname-PC".
Make sure that the disk and the lens is clean.

Good luck and thanks for using Fixya!!!

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