Question about Microsoft Windows? Vista Business Edition
This problem is caused because of codecs and other COM components installed by various softwares that aren’t fully Vista-compatible, like some versions of DivX or Nero.
This will break Nero Showtime, however. (thanks to dugi in the comments for this one)
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…
Posted on Nov 22, 2009
If you’ve been getting the error COM Surrogate has stopped working whenever you browse folders containing video or media files, you have come to a good place for some possible solutions. This problem is caused because of codecs and other COM components installed by various softwares that aren’t fully Vista-compatible, like some versions of DivX or Nero. Thus, update all incompatible programs to latest version.
You can remove the message by following these following steps:
Posted on Nov 19, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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