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rundll32 has stopped working

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  • Started 7 years ago by counrty
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counrty
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i keep getting an error message that says windows host process (rundll32) has stopped working. i searched for a solution but all i could find was problems with nero and dvix. i have neither. can you please help me with this? thanks so much

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thegeek
The Geek
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What operating system are you running?

You should check out this article for some tips on this subject:

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....-in-vista/

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supermansghost
supermansghost
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And what are you running/doing when this error happens?

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counrty
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i am using vista premium, it happens any time i use any form of windows media player, such as its dvd maker, or media center.

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supermansghost
supermansghost
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The problem is because of codecs that don't work right on your system. What you should do is install the vista codec pack, which should probably fix the problem right up.

http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=5701

There's also loads of info here (read the comments as well)
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....-in-vista/

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counrty
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i just got that downloaded and it did not work, my programs will still close and i still receive a message stating that "windows host process (rundll32) has stopped working

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supermansghost
supermansghost
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You should be able to use this little utility to see what codecs are installed on your system, and you can disable them:
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/mmview.html

Found it on this comment:
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....ment-20266

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