get a generic host process service win32 has encountered a problem when i boot

Posted on 2008-10-21
Last Modified: 2011-10-19
everytime i boot i get this error- generic host process encountered an error. i attached shots of all my errors. how can i resolve it?

also word crashes everytiem i open it
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erm try creating a new user profile to test as I it could be profile related
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1.Try to repair or reinstall MS-word.
2.Run windows updates and install all patches.
3.check the suggestions here.
Generic Host Process Error Message and a Flashlight Icon Appear;en-us;821690
 "Generic Host Process for Win 32 services encountered a problem and needed to close"
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Went through the same thing a few months ago with one of the systems here.  Turned out the second stick of RAM was bad, and the power supply was undervolting.  Replaced the stick of RAM and the PSU, and all was right with the world.  


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thanks for the tips but the laptop took a turn for the worst so i reimaged it

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