Installing a software


Everytime I try to install new software, I get the following error:

Unhandled Exception

Description: Incompatible version of the RPC stub

Setup will now terminate.

What the hell does this mean? Thanks for any help you can give me.

Greg Harrison


This question was answered on March 6, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

When a program calls the IEnumGUID interface (such as a call to the Next method), the following error 0x80070725 error message may be generated:

Incompatible version of the RPC stub


A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:;EN-US;CNTACTMS

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 6, 2004