Heeelp! This is all so sudden!
Everytime I sign in to windows live messenger i get this genetic host process error!
here are the details:

szAppName : svchost.exe szAppVer : 5.1.2600.2180 szModName : ntdll.dll
szModVer : 5.1.2600.2180 offset : 00029d14

Files included in report : C:\DOCUME~1\HOMEUS~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\WERd172.dir00\svchost.exe.mdmp


After clicking Debug/Close I get a never-ending number of Svchost.exe ( -k netsvcs) errors (not to mention pc crashes :@) and they shut down many services like Themes, Audio etc.

The same thing used to happen with Automatic Updates ... but I "got rid" of that problem by disabling the service.

Any help please?

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Last Post by jholland1964

Ok, first of all to rikonos, the original poster of this problem, we need to know what your operating system is and if you have all the latest updates for your Microsoft programs.
Had you installed anything new prior to these errors occurring?
Have you done full system scans with your updated anti-virus program?

To Prof.Stendahl, you need to begin your own thread rather than posting within somebody else's thread. Even though the errors seem to be the same each computer is entirely different and what is causing your error may not be exactly the same thing causing rikonos.

This topic has been dead for over six months. Start a new discussion instead.
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