Svchost.exe - Application Error - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-02-2006, 06:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2
Exclamation Svchost.exe - Application Error

Once in a while I get this error at the login screen. I can either click OK or Cancel...then it made my taskbar, which was Windows XP style, look like the Classic Style. (Well, kinda.) The sound was also disabled. How to solve this?



Svchost.exe - Application Error

The instruction at "0x7c918fea" referenced memory at "0x00000010". The memory could not be "written".
Click on OK to terminate the program.
Click on Cancel to debug the program.
__________________

mayonaka is offline  
Old 09-02-2006, 08:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
I know <html>, do you?
 
SYL\X/3K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: 127.0.0.1
Posts: 1,646
Send a message via AIM to SYL\X/3K Send a message via Yahoo to SYL\X/3K
Default

this might be a hacker trying to disguise themself and kill ur computer because normally it would be spelled lik this:
svchost.exe

as well as lsass.exe can be spelled in many ways as well like:
Isass.exe or isass.exe

try getting good anti-spyware and anti-keylogger programs as well as other anti programs
__________________

__________________
P3 Setup- Intel 1.0ghz , 512Mb SDRAM , ATI 9200 128MB, 2x 40GB HD, Asus CUSL-LV

.....:::::POST Troubleshooting Steps.___.My Rig.___.Memory Test:::::.....
SYL\X/3K is offline  
Old 09-02-2006, 09:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
Nitestick's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: смерти для спаме
Posts: 8,473
Default

i agree, you should be careful. svchost crashes are highly suspicious like sylwek said it is often exploited for malware.
Nitestick is offline  
Old 09-09-2006, 04:19 PM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2
Default

I scanned my computer with 5 anti-virus/spyware programs, including norton. Nothing was found. The taskbar usually changes back to XP Windows style after about 3 minutes when the svchost.exe error appears. But it also caused my computer to have no sounds. This error only happens once in a while...so other times it's quite normal. Though I still don't get it. I even tried sfc /scannow on command prompt and everything is ok. The last thing I did was the turning off my Automatic updates, rebooting and checking for updates. It didn't fix anything. But I do believe this error is related to the Automatic updates...because my norton security told me one thing was affecting the installed programs and it was the windows updates. The only thing I did was turning the updates off and on again to correct the problem. But I still get this svchost.exe error. Any more ideas?
mayonaka is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.