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Generic Host Process For Win 32 Services


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#1 dymachi

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Posted 08 October 2006 - 04:04 AM

can any one tell me how to fix this prob?
i've just got broadband and it will not stay connected. i keep getting the message " generic host process for win 32 services".
i've got to restart the pc to get connected again

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Posted 08 October 2006 - 09:47 AM

You have to set some of your settings for broadband.

Are you using a router?
What firewall are you using?
What AV program?

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Posted 08 October 2006 - 11:02 AM

not using a router
think firewall is one with xp
dont think there is an av prog

is that really bad?

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Posted 10 October 2006 - 12:21 PM

Do you have any Service Packs installed on your system? With no AV and lacking updates, you'll definitely experience problems. Typically it takes less than 20 minutes for an unprotected computer to get infected.

I'd suggest running a free online scan here: http://safety.live.com/

Then, get an antivirus and antispyware program and use them.

I use AVG Free for my antivirus and the Microsoft Windows Defender beta for my antispyware (both are free).
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