We receive numerous emails from readers getting Windows Error Saying:
Generic Host Process For Win32 Services encountered a problem and needs to close
This error is mostly encountered with Windows XP. Generic Host Process Error causes certain applications like Internet Explorer crash, this is really annoying when some important application crashes.
In this article we will share how to Fix Generic Host Process Error in Windows.
Windows Generic Host Error Removal Tool By TroubleFixers
We have created a Windows Batch Script to modify the registry values to Disable NetBIOS and DCOM keys which cause this error.
Download Generic Host Removal Tool, double click on this file after download, this will change the required Registry Vales to fix Generic Host Error. It will show a message like below on success:
Your Antivirus Program may detect this removal tool as a potential threat, Ignore the warning in such case.
NOTE: This tool is free for personal use and re-distribution with proper credit to the source ( www.troublefixers.com ) in form of a link to the source.
In case you find any problem due to the changes made by above script, you can undo these changes and revert the registry values to its original vales by using the Undo Script Here.
Updated 8th May 2010
The Generic host problem has been happening because of a Windows Error. For the same we suggested a fix by running the tool above. This tool may case problems with LAN access to other computers in a LAN kind of network environment. We regret the inconvenience occurred to you because of this LAN Access Problem. If you are facing such problem, please follow the below two steps to fix the issue :
1. Remove the previous fix you did by the “Generic Host Error Removal Tool” by using this undo script.
2. Install this Hotfix From Microsoft For Generic Host Problem Page.
After installing the HotFix, restart your computer. The Generic host problem will be solved and LAN access to the Network computers will also be restored.