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I purchased my computer in August of 08. Everthing has been running fine until January 1. Now when I start the Vista Media Center and attempt to launch MSNBC.COM I receive the messages "Invalid application unable to launch. Any suggestions.

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Take a look at this post:
//http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2006/12/07/how-to-resolve-ehexthost-crashes-that-can-occur-when-launching-media-center.aspx
It says "The ehExtHost process is a hosting process for Windows Media Center add-ins. When it crashes, it typically means that the add-in itself has crashed inside of its process space. Windows Media Center supports a type of add-ins known as background add-ins. These add-ins are launched when Windows Media Center is launched and run in the background as long as the main Windows Media Center process is running on system. When ehExtHost crashes immediately after Windows Media Center is launched, it typically means that an add-in registered in the background category has crashed."
It has some tips on how to go about resolving the problem. It may be something to do with some other software you have installed. Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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    blueextc3221 Jan 02, 2009

    MSNBC beta seems to have been disabled, irrelevant since I view it on cable hookup. I am able to get internet TV to work after reading some on Aaron Stebner's posts about this issue. Link here http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2...

    Problem seems website related... nothing to do with your PC BETA versions of progs are for gathering data and real-life testing. They will probably come out with a real version in the near future.

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Hi
remove and reinstall Vista Media Center.you an remove it by going to control pannel>program features>double click and remove it.
or go to run and remove regestries

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    download from here news.softpedia.com/news/Download-Windows-Vista-Media-Center-53672.shtml - 45k -

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Try to install the application again to the computer, in this case I suspect theres a problem with your internet browser, you are trying to open www.msnbc.com website? try google browser http://www.google.com/chrome

and see if it opens.

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File corrupt due to some memory loos.

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  • ronny2051 Jan 02, 2009

    try to reinstall the software.


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I cannot conncect to the internet and it says that my Intel/pro w


When you get home, do the following:
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  2. Go to start -> Control panel -> Network Connections
  3. Find a connection called "Local Area Connection"
  4. Right-click and choose "Properties"
  5. Scroll down until you see "Internet Protocol TCP/IP"
  6. Double click it.
  7. Make sure that both buttons for "Obtain...automatically" are checked.
  8. Click "OK" until all windows are closed.
  9. Open a command prompt (Win-key+R) and type "cmd"
  10. In the following window type "ipconfig /release"
  11. When that is finished type "ipconfig /renew"
  12. When that is finished, type "ipconfig /all > C:\fixya.txt". This will create a text file on your C: drive.
  13. Copy the contents of the file and post it here as a comment, if you still can not access a webpage.

I will bookmark this page and come back here later or tomorrow to see what you posted.
For your info, my output looks like this:

Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : [computername]
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . : blabla
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . :

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : XX-XX-XX-XX-XX
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.100
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Friday, August 07, 2009 09:35:22
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, August 08, 2009 09:35:22
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . :XX-XX-XX-XX
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.60
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1

Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Friday, August 07, 2009 09:35:16
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