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How to fix svchost.exe local processes, stops videos from playing Vista 32-bit

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  • Started 1 year ago by stlogije
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stlogije
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I cannot play any website videos (youtube.com, facebook game videos, etc.) using either Internet Explorer 9.0, Firefox or Google Chrome. In safe mode, there is no problem, only happens in normal startup mode. I can get around it by ending all svchost.exe local processes (5 running) and then the videos play without any problem. When I reboot my computer, the problem resurfaces and I need to end the svchost.exe processes again to get the videos to play. How can I fix this file/problem? I am running Windows VIsta Home Premium 32-bit edition but do not have the installation or upgrade disk and this was an Windows upgrade. Another tech suggested I run sfc /scannow at the admininstrator command prompt in safe mode, which I did, but it did not detect any problems and nothing was fixed. I ran Windows cleanup, defrag, virus scans, uninstalled flash player and reinstalled it, etc. but problem still not fixed. Please help!

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warlock
warlock
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http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....t-running/ See if reading through this might help you to understand your problem.

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stlogije
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This general article explains what the services are & I understand that but it still does not help me to figure out what service may or may not need to be disabled permanently to get the web videos to work properly.

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warlock
warlock
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http://support.google.com/yout.....swer=56115 Try the fixes here see if it helps. Not just for Youtube videos.

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stlogije
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I tried all of those items. My flash apparently wasn't fully updated but now it is but still it does not play videos even after rebooting. The only thing I don't feel confident enough to do is to find out which, if any, services which need to be disabled in order to play videos. I just don't know how to find the culprit. Help!

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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To learn about Services, see here,
http://www.blackviper.com/

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stlogije
Posts: 5

That is a lot of information but I still don't understand what I need to do to correct the problem.

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GuiltySpark
GuiltySpark
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If it was me I would uninstall IE9 and reboot then try to see if you can watch a vid, the only reason I say this is because when I installed IE9 my cpu went into overdrive for no reason even when not using IE.
So I uninstalled it and everything went back to normal. Although this is just my opinion and it would really be a "test" at this stage.

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vistamike
vistamike
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I would uninstall IE9 http://windows.microsoft.com/e.....SignedIn=1

This will get you back to IE8 after reboot ( which you should do )

To be quite honest, I would not want IE as a browser so don't update it.

If you still have problems in FF then you need to update flashplayer

Here; http://www.adobe.com/support/f.....loads.html

If this does not work, then you have another problem to be sure.

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stlogije
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Web videos still do NOT play in IE, Firefox or Google Chrome after uninstalling IE9, which put back IE8. My flashplayer is already updated to the latest version 11.3.300.268.

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