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Generic Host Process for Win32 error

by xtremess / July 15, 2005 1:57 AM PDT

I am getting the following error when I restart my computer: "Generic Host
Process for Win32 Services encountered a problem and needed to close." What
can I do to make it go away? Thank you.

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dunno could try this
by teespanthers16 / July 15, 2005 8:17 AM PDT
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no more error report
by xtremess / July 15, 2005 10:00 PM PDT
In reply to: dunno could try this

It's not about the printer
This microsoft helped me:Update for Windows XP (KB894391).No more error report on start up!
Thanks anyway!

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dunno could try this
by teespanthers16 / July 15, 2005 8:17 AM PDT
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Here try this
by littlegeneral / July 15, 2005 3:09 PM PDT

I will give you a website to download a program like msconfig, but much more informative. Here is the link
http://www.sysinternals.com/SystemInformationUtilities.html
The program is called "Autorunsv 8.0
Install and i would disable each start up program and restart every time you disable each program. Until you don't get that error and then you will know what program is causing that error. Also, click one start program at a time to figure what program is causing this error. This is really the only way to find out...

Hope this helps

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Virus?
by Marcel Bakker / July 16, 2005 12:18 AM PDT

Looks like a virus infection to me.
Startup in safe mode, then run MSCONFIG go to the startup tab, disable all, reboot,
if it runs okay now?
download mcafee's stinger.exe,spybot s&d, lavasoft adaware and ccleaner, first run stinger, the run spybot (dont forget to pick up all updates first!), then run lavasoft adaware (+ updates), finally clean out the junk with ccleaner. Now check the list of programs you disabled in the startup tab with msconfig. Some of these can be the blame. Maybe you should share the list so we can check it with you.

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now it's ok
by xtremess / July 16, 2005 12:31 AM PDT

I've already replyed that i have no more error report.
I used the Update for Windows XP (KB894391).And now it's ok.
Thanks anyway everyone!

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