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I can't close program (task host exe) which is preventing me from logging out . Every time I try logging off I get message, I need to close program, which is preventing me from logging or to force log off. Then it says program that needs to close is task host, which is running a long running script. I also get message at other times when program is trying to recover web page, long running script is preventing program to respond, and then asks if I want to close it? I always confirm, but it always comes back. I have tried finding it to try and see what it does, if I need it, or I could close it. I have found it but don't understand the description of it, so afraid to close it The program is task host exe.

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SOURCE: Everytime I try to download certain software that uses MSI, I get this message. "Windows has the following information about this file type. This page will help you find software needed to open your

Hi Princess Tina,

It sounds like the registry keys needed to recognise and open msi files are missing or incorrect.
Paste the following into a new file (eg. with notepad) and save the file with a .reg extension. setupmsi.reg will do ok. Then double click on the saved reg file and add the keys to your registry. (The first line "Windows Registry Editor Version 5.0" must be the first line in the file).
======
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.msi]
@="Msi.Package"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package]
"EditFlags"=hex:00,00,10,00
"FriendlyTypeName"=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,\
00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,\
32,00,5c,00,6d,00,73,00,69,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,33,00,34,\
00,00,00
@="Windows Installer Package"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\DefaultIcon]
@="C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\msiexec.exe,0"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell]
@="Open,Repair,Uninstall"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Open]
@="&Install"
"MUIVerb"=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,\
6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,\
00,6d,00,73,00,69,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,33,00,36,00,00,00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Open\command]
@=hex(2):22,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,\
73,00,69,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,22,00,20,00,2f,\
00,69,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,31,00,22,00,20,00,25,00,2a,00,00,00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Repair]
@="Re&pair"
"MUIVerb"=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,\
6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,\
00,6d,00,73,00,69,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,33,00,37,00,00,00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Repair\command]
@=hex(2):22,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,\
73,00,69,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,22,00,20,00,2f,\
00,66,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,31,00,22,00,20,00,25,00,2a,00,00,00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Uninstall]
@="&Uninstall"
"MUIVerb"=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,\
6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,\
00,6d,00,73,00,69,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,33,00,38,00,00,00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Uninstall\command]
@=hex(2):22,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,\
73,00,69,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,22,00,20,00,2f,\
00,78,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,31,00,22,00,20,00,25,00,2a,00,00,00


Good Luck and don't forget to leave a rating,


Thanks Mark

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SOURCE: halifax.co.uk website - I can login but the minute

sounds like you have done most the right things, you could try another browser see if that helps, if your using Internet explorer try google or firefox etc see if that does the trick
update your anti virus and anti spyware and run them first too
hope this helps a little let me know if i can help further

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I have a program(taskhost.exe) which I can't close, and is preventing me from logging off, or shut down my PC


Taskhost.exe is part of windows. killing shouldn't affect anything critical. It's function is to run script that need to run at certaint times. low priority stuff. Recomend you run antivirus and anti malware software. also run windows update. those 3 things tend to find the majority of issues. then open your control panel and look through the add programs section and see if anything has been installed that you don't want. Many time programs install other programs that will cause your computer to have issues.

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Need to close program preventing shutdown or go ahead and force shutdown, which I am unable to close.


all that meens is,,your pc is trying to close a programe that might be still running when trying to shut down.just close it.

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I am getting error message for win32 generic host data executor prevention


Here is my resolution to the error
SVCHOST.EXE GENERIC HOST PROCESS OR
DEP ERROR

IT DOES NOT INCLUDE
DISABLING WIA
OR
DISABLING DEP (which is a good security feature)


I have tried it on upto 3-4 computers with success and complete software functionality
*******************************************
Turn the All in One Off
Uninstall the whole of the HP software on the computer
Run a level 4 uninstall
Start --> Run -->X:\Util\CCC\Uninstall L1.bat
Start --> Run -->X:\Util\CCC\Uninstall L2.bat
Start --> Run -->X:\Util\CCC\Uninstall L3.bat
Start --> Run -->X:\Util\CCC\Uninstall L4.bat

Restart the computer
*******************************************
Check the computer on the restart
Check if you still get an SVCHOST.EXE GENERIC HOST PROCESS OR
DEP ERROR on restart


Start --> Run
Type in Msconfig
Click OK
Click Launch System Restore
Run System Restore
Create a Restore Point named Hp

Click Start --> Run
Type in Regedit
Click OK
Open Registry Editor
Scroll to the following Registry Key

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentV
ersion\Explorer\
RemoteComputer\NameSpace\2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D

Right click on this Key Click Export
On the Export Registry Window which comes up
Type Hpprinter as the filename and save it on the desktop

Get back to the same Registry Key
Right Click the Key and Click Delete to remove the key


Restart the computer
THERE SHOULD BE NO DEP ERRORS THIS TIME

(IF you have any issues after deleting the above key <possibility is remote> restore the computer back to the Hp restore point)

*******************************************

Reinstall the Hp printer Wirelessly or on a wired network now the usual way


Once the software installation finishes
Verify functionality

*******************************************
NOW
Right-Click My Computer, then click Properties.

On the Advanced tab, under Performance, click Settings.

On the Data Execution Prevention tab

Click Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select to select the OptOut policy, and then click Add to add the following programs

Create an exception in the DEP for the following programs by browsing to the correct location. The following list outlines the locations:


Hpcmpmgr.exe (x:\Program Files\HP\Hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe)

HPwuSchd2.exe (x:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe)

HP Digital Imaging Monitor (hpqtra08.exe) (x:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe)

HP Image Zone Fast Start (hpqthb08.exe) (x:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqthb08.exe)

Generic Host Process for Win32(svchost.exe)
(c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe)

Add all these files one by one by browsing to the locations

Click Apply and OK
Let the computer restart if prompted
******************************************

Its also at times needed to disable
from the Startup of the computer in Msconfig

Hpcmpmgr.exe
HPwuSchd2.exe
HP Digital Imaging Monitor (hpqtra08.exe)
HP Image Zone Fast Start (hpqthb08.exe)

The reason is the above mentioned exceptions to the Data Execution Prevention are loaded after the Startup loads and the DEP may try to shut them down at the startup itself and generate the errors
Unchecking the above files does not mean losing any functionality on the All in One all the features should work properly

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