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COM surrogate stopped working. What can i do ?

COM surrogate does not work any more

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Easy solution, click start, control panel, system. choose advanced system settings. Under the tab of advanced you will see performance, click on settings for that. Choose the tab that says data execution prevention. Click the button that says turn on DEP for all programs except for the ones I list. Then click on add. The file is in windows, system32 folder c:\windows\system32 and the file name is dllhost.exe You will add it to the list as described and press apply this will prevent the error.

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If I diable com surrogate will it harm my computer


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There's a possible solution below of turning off DEP for dllhost, which might not work for everybody. You may have to add divx+nero executables to the DEP ignore list.
  • Essentially, turning off Data Execution Prevention on dllhost (the COM surrogate) can fix this problem for some people. This solution is detailed below.
Right click on Computer, and choose Properties
Click on Advanced System Settings, and then under Advanced, click Settings
Select the "Data Execution Protection" tab, and then click Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select .
Click on the Add button, and then browse to C:\Windows\System32\dllhost.exe as shown
Click Open, and then OK.
Here's what you should see…

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''COM surrogate has stopped working.................


Sir COM means "Component Object Model". These are basically DLL files which are used for system tasks and if they get corrupted then you get same problem. For solving this you need to repaid your windows using windows disk.

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Com surrogate has stopped working.


find the link for the software u need on this website http://vistatipsforall.blogspot.com/2007/05/com-surrogate-has-stopped-working-error.html

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Com surrogate


These should help:

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/fix-for-com-surrogate-has-stopped-working-error-in-vista/

http://www.superbdevelopment.com/forums/general-tech-talk/3600-windows-vista-com-surrogate-has-stopped-working-fix-solution.html

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2008/06/13/how-to-fix-com-surrogate-problem-when-opening-video-format-files/comment-page-1/


Error message: "COM Surrogate has stopped working."

COM objects are often defined in Dynamic Link Libraries (DLL files). The Program file for COM Surrogate is actually dllhost.exe that can load a DLL and make its objects available to other programs.

The COM Surrogate error message is often related to codecs and other COM objects that aren't fully compatible with Vista. These are installed by other programs. The most common culprits are DivX and Nero. The first thing you should do is upgrade to the latest versions of these to see if that fixes the problem. Another possible fix is to disable thumbnail previews in Explorer. To do that:
In Windows Explorer, click Organize, then select Folder and Search Options
Click the View tab
Check the box that says "Always show icons, never thumbnails"
Click OK
To help troubleshoot which codec(s) might be causing the problem, you can use a free tool called InstalledCodec. You can use it to disable individual codecs one at a time.
You can download it at http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/installed_codec.html


Hope that helps

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Com surrogate has stopped working


http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/Vista-Codec-Package/1159994557/1

Just download this small program and everything should be just fine . I was having the same problem , ive been told that its because of nero or divx codecs , didnt unistalled anything just installed this program and my problem was solve !

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Com surrogate and run ddl 32 problem


download codec pack and install it, ex - k-lite codec pack its free on net

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