Generic host process for Win 32 services error

  [DELETED] 12:44 12 Aug 2003

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.

  [DELETED] 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??

  [DELETED] 12:56 12 Aug 2003

Looks like that's what it is then.


  [DELETED] 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 /

  [DELETED] 13:05 12 Aug 2003

Its the MSBlaster worm by the sound of things

click here

Spreading fast isnt it.

  [DELETED] 13:06 12 Aug 2003

Never heard of it!


  [DELETED] 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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