Generic Host Process for Win32 Services has encountered a problem and needs to close

Posted on 2009-12-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I have a Windows 2003 64 bit OS running Terminal Server. When I log on as the domain admin I get this error, but when a regular user logs on they don't. Does any have an idea what might cause this?
Question by:rjackmanwyn
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    Please do this:

    under the admin account with the issue go to start->run->type "msconfig" without quotes and press enter

    go to the "Startup" tab and choose "Disable All" button and restart.  That will prevent anything corrupt from trying to load or access system files that might be screwed up.  If that fixes the issue, you can enable these items back (you don't really need them but some like to have stuff auto-start/pre-load) 1 at a time until the issue comes back and then you'll know whats causing that.

    Also, please scan for malware/viruses with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware -  download the free version


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