svchost.exe problem (in Off-topic)


deifeln July 6 2007 10:40 AM EDT

I have an error message that keeps popping up on my computer in lab.

svchost.exe - Application Error

The instruction at "0xca210008" refrenced memory at "0xca210008". The memory could not be "read".

This will NOT go away evern when I click cancel.

I have run an updated spyware searcher and an anti-virus program.

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] July 6 2007 10:51 AM EDT

turn off automatic updates, run a manual update from windowsupdate.microsoft.com and turn auto updates back on...

AdminG Beee July 6 2007 10:58 AM EDT

First hit from google.

1.Go 2 the start menu
2.Right click "my computer"
3.Click "properties" then the "automatic updates" tab
4.Choose "turn off automatic updates"
5.Reboot your computer
6.Go back to start menu and in all programs go to "windows update" you have to be connected to the internet.
7.Manually update windows.
8.Turn your automatic updates back on.

deifeln July 6 2007 3:50 PM EDT

The error comes back when I turn auto updates back on.

Any other thoughts? Can I just leave auto updates off?

AdminNightStrike July 6 2007 5:35 PM EDT

Step 1: Install linux....
Step 2: ...... there is no step 2!

Underage Drinking July 6 2007 6:03 PM EDT

step 3: profit

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] July 6 2007 8:21 PM EDT

leaving auto updates off is a good idea...but only if you're willing to do updates yourself...otherwise you'll need to search the M$ knowledge base for the more detailed instructions about how to solve this...if I come across them again I'll post em...
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