Generic host process for Win 32 services error

  MiniB 12:44 12 Aug 2003
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I have a PC running Windows XP, and got this error message the other day. I was asked if I wanted to report the message to Microsoft, said yes, and then got another error saying the remote host connection hadn't worked and the PC had to shut down. Now every time I start up with my broadband connection working the same thing happens and the PC is automatically shut down again.

I am thinking that perhaps the remote host file is corrupt - not really sure.

Can anyone help?

Thanks so much.

  Jester2K II 12:53 12 Aug 2003

......"The system is shutting down in 60 seconds. The shutdown was initiated by NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM and is because the Remote Procedure Call (RPC Service)temininated unexpectedly"

If so,click here

Otherwise have you got a firewall??

  MiniB 12:56 12 Aug 2003

Looks like that's what it is then.

Thanks

  Lozzy 12:59 12 Aug 2003

try running this, Insert the win xp cd then click Start>>run then type sfc /scannow

Note, the space between the C and /

  The Sack 13:05 12 Aug 2003

Its the MSBlaster worm by the sound of things


click here


Spreading fast isnt it.

  Jester2K II 13:06 12 Aug 2003

Never heard of it!

;-)

  MiniB 13:10 12 Aug 2003

BitDefender antidote is available for free at
click here. All Windows 2000 and XP
users are urged to patch their systems from
click here.

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