Generic Host Process for Win32 Services Error

Generic Host Process for Win32 Services Error

For Windows XP SP2, the Generic Host Process error can potentially occur on any system and at any time. Most would have received this error message, shortly after system startup. But this error actually occurs during the previous system shutdown. According to microsoft, this error occurs in windows XP sp2, if security update 873333 (MS05-012) had been installed. Microsoft also claims, that this problem only occurs in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), but it does provide fixes for windows server 2003 and windows 2000. Microsoft had earlier issued security update 873333 (MS05-012), to fix a Vulnerability in OLE and COM, that could allow remote code execution.

If you encounter this problem in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, then upgrading to XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) could easily fix this problem.

You can also try the following solutions to fix this error:

Solution 2:

¦Go to Run and type regedit
¦Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >> SYSTEM >> CurrentControlSet >> Services >> Browser >> Parameters
¦Find the key IsDomainMaster
¦Set its value to False
¦Restart the computer

Solution 3:

¦Go to Run and type cmd
¦Type ‘netsh' in command console then press enter
¦Then type ‘winsock' and press enter and then type reset
¦Restart the computer


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