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I'm always being alerted that Com surrogate has stopped working

It sometimes happen when windows explorer is opened, then it will just close the program.

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This might help:
Disable Thumbnail Previews in Windows Vista Explorer If you want to speed up browsing around in explorer, you might think about disabling thumbnail previews in folders.
To make this change, click the Organize button on any folder, and choose Folder and Search Options from the menu.
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Click the View tab, and then check the Always show icons, never thumbnails checkbox.
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Click OK, and you're done.



There are lots of people also pointing this problem to Divx, Nero and general codec packs but the problem starts when they start using a media player not windows explorer.

Give it a go and if it helps please rate me.

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This problem is caused because of codecs and other COM components installed by various softwares that aren't fully Vista-compatible.

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.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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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

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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:
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First check if you have nero or Divx installed. Then uninstall it.

Right click on Computer, and choose Properties
clip_image0021.jpg Click on Advanced System Settings, and then under Advanced, click Settings
clip_image00211.jpg Select the "Data Execution Protection" tab, and then click “Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select�
clip_image00221.jpg Click on the Add button, and then browse to C:\Windows\System32\dllhost.exe as shown
clip_image00231.jpg Click Open, and then OK.
Here's what you should see…
clip_image00241.jpg Now you can browse video folders without problems!

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