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Generic Host Process For Win 32 Services


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#1 FarKitCat

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Posted 21 December 2006 - 01:09 AM

About a month ago, I had my laptop reformatted and soon after, I started having the error "Generic Host Process For Win 32 Services". The main reason why I never bothered going back to te computer shop to get it checked was because the error stopped for a few months. and now it's back, worse than ever. within 15 minutes, it pops up. and after I close it, I can't listen to any music or anything- something about codecs.

I'm running Windows XP and use Kaspersky, and I run adware scans every few days. I don't know what to do. Help :thumbsup:

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Posted 21 December 2006 - 07:45 AM

Try this hotfix.

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Posted 27 December 2006 - 09:00 AM

I just found out that the main cause for the "generic Host for Win32 Processes" error was because of my Windowblinds. I don't understand how that one program can affect my whole laptop. Any explainations on that would be greatly appreciated.

I wondered if it was because of my winblinds copy, which was given to be (cracked) by someone. So I took the laptop tp the shop to get my error dealt with- to which they had to reinstall my Windows. They also took the liberty of installing an older version of winblinds which seemed to work fine, though it caused my bluetooth driver to be corrupt.

So now I'm abit tiffed because I really really want to use winblinds (and that same exe file worked fine on my boyfriend's laptop) but I daren't install it again for fear of corrupting either my windows or bluetooth again.

Please help me get to the bottom of this. Is it something to do with my windows, or is it just having the bad luck of getting bad copies of winblinds? because if it can work fine on my boyfriend's, then why not on mine?

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Posted 28 December 2006 - 12:11 AM

Cracked programs will crack your computer as you have found. Don't use them. If you want windows blinds you will have to get a legit. copy. Unless you have a corporate license, only one copy of the program per computer is permitted.

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Posted 28 December 2006 - 08:15 AM

2 drawbacks to "cracked" copies:
1) The "cracker" doesn't offer support
2) You can't get support from the legitimate author.
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