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Old 27-08-2007
Amir Pasha
 
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MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working

Hi ,

I have a problem in my Vista Ultimate,


“MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working and was
closed

a problem caused the application to stop working correctly

Windows will notify you if a solution is available.”

then there is a close button, and I click on that and nothing happens.

I also notice that when this happens, my internet connection slows
considerably, and I have to reboot the computer to try and correct this.
I have tried to Google this problem and I find a solution by Microsoft at
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940520
I will do the things in methods and delete the files, and after rebooting,
again the files appear and the Problem suffers me too!

What should I do?


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Old 28-08-2007
MowGreen [MVP]
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working

Amir,

See if this helps to resolve the issue:

The host process for Windows Services stops working after you download
Microsoft updates on a computer that is running Windows Vista
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940520

MowGreen [MVP 2003-2007]
===============
*-343-* FDNY
Never Forgotten
===============


Amir Pasha wrote:
> Hi ,
>
> I have a problem in my Vista Ultimate,
>
>
> “MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working and was
> closed
>
> a problem caused the application to stop working correctly
>
> Windows will notify you if a solution is available.”
>
> then there is a close button, and I click on that and nothing happens.
>
> I also notice that when this happens, my internet connection slows
> considerably, and I have to reboot the computer to try and correct this.
> I have tried to Google this problem and I find a solution by Microsoft at
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940520
> I will do the things in methods and delete the files, and after rebooting,
> again the files appear and the Problem suffers me too!
>
> What should I do?
>

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  #3  
Old 28-08-2007
MowGreen [MVP]
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working

Forget that last post, Amir. What is the installed antivirus software ?

That would appear to be the most likely culprit for data corruption
in the SoftwareDistribution folder.
Configure it to NOT scan nor monitor that folder for now and see if that
helps to resolve the issue.

MowGreen [MVP 2003-2007]
===============
*-343-* FDNY
Never Forgotten
===============


>
> Amir Pasha wrote:
>
>> Hi ,
>> I have a problem in my Vista Ultimate,
>>
>> “MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working
>> and was closed
>>
>> a problem caused the application to stop working correctly
>>
>> Windows will notify you if a solution is available.”
>>
>> then there is a close button, and I click on that and nothing happens.
>>
>> I also notice that when this happens, my internet connection slows
>> considerably, and I have to reboot the computer to try and correct this.
>> I have tried to Google this problem and I find a solution by Microsoft
>> at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940520
>> I will do the things in methods and delete the files, and after
>> rebooting, again the files appear and the Problem suffers me too!
>>
>> What should I do?
>>

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  #4  
Old 28-08-2007
Amir Pasha
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor

I use Kaspersky 7,
Did it, the Problem still remains.
thanks.


---------
> Forget that last post, Amir. What is the installed antivirus software ?
>
> That would appear to be the most likely culprit for data corruption
> in the SoftwareDistribution folder.
> Configure it to NOT scan nor monitor that folder for now and see if that
> helps to resolve the issue.
>
> MowGreen [MVP 2003-2007]
> ===============
> *-343-* FDNY
> Never Forgotten
> ===============
>
>
> >
> > Amir Pasha wrote:
> >
> >> Hi ,
> >> I have a problem in my Vista Ultimate,
> >>
> >> “MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working
> >> and was closed
> >>
> >> a problem caused the application to stop working correctly
> >>
> >> Windows will notify you if a solution is available.”
> >>
> >> then there is a close button, and I click on that and nothing happens.
> >>
> >> I also notice that when this happens, my internet connection slows
> >> considerably, and I have to reboot the computer to try and correct this.
> >> I have tried to Google this problem and I find a solution by Microsoft
> >> at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940520
> >> I will do the things in methods and delete the files, and after
> >> rebooting, again the files appear and the Problem suffers me too!
> >>
> >> What should I do?
> >>

>

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  #5  
Old 28-08-2007
dickn
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor



"Amir Pasha" wrote:

> I use Kaspersky 7,
> Did it, the Problem still remains.
> thanks.
>
>
> ---------
> > Forget that last post, Amir. What is the installed antivirus software ?
> >
> > That would appear to be the most likely culprit for data corruption
> > in the SoftwareDistribution folder.
> > Configure it to NOT scan nor monitor that folder for now and see if that
> > helps to resolve the issue.
> >
> > MowGreen [MVP 2003-2007]
> > ===============
> > *-343-* FDNY
> > Never Forgotten
> > ===============
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Amir Pasha wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi ,
> > >> I have a problem in my Vista Ultimate,
> > >>
> > >> “MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working
> > >> and was closed
> > >>
> > >> a problem caused the application to stop working correctly
> > >>
> > >> Windows will notify you if a solution is available.”
> > >>
> > >> then there is a close button, and I click on that and nothing happens.
> > >>
> > >> I also notice that when this happens, my internet connection slows
> > >> considerably, and I have to reboot the computer to try and correct this.
> > >> I have tried to Google this problem and I find a solution by Microsoft
> > >> at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940520
> > >> I will do the things in methods and delete the files, and after
> > >> rebooting, again the files appear and the Problem suffers me too!
> > >>
> > >> What should I do?
> > >>

> >


I have the same problem. I get the following messages...

HP Digital Imaging Monitor has stopped working
Host Process for Windows Services stopped working and was closed
Data Ececution Prevention closed Host Process for Windows Services

After all this my network connected HP printer is not available and I have
to re-install it. I use McAfee protection and my laptop has hardware DEP
support (whatever that means) I've tried excluding "Host Services etc." from
the DEP control but can't find this progam anywhere to add the the exclusuion
list.

This whole process happens every few days and MIGHT be connected with my ISP
dynamically changing the network id (174.xxx.etc.) It's getting annoying and
its not clear who to blame. HP? McAfee? my ISP? DEP? some thing else?
Somebody please figure this out.


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  #6  
Old 29-08-2007
MowGreen [MVP]
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor

Ouch. Vista not installed here and I'm learning about it along with
you.
Did you visit Kaspersky's forums to see if this issue is connected with
KAV ? It may not be, but one always holds out hope.
http://forum.kaspersky.com/index.php?act=idx

I perused the 'Protection for Home Users' forum and did not see it
posted, but it was a quick perusal. <w>


MowGreen [MVP 2003-2007]
===============
*-343-* FDNY
Never Forgotten
===============


Amir Pasha wrote:

> I use Kaspersky 7,
> Did it, the Problem still remains.
> thanks.
>
>
> ---------
>
>>Forget that last post, Amir. What is the installed antivirus software ?
>>
>>That would appear to be the most likely culprit for data corruption
>>in the SoftwareDistribution folder.
>>Configure it to NOT scan nor monitor that folder for now and see if that
>>helps to resolve the issue.
>>
>>MowGreen [MVP 2003-2007]
>>===============
>> *-343-* FDNY
>>Never Forgotten
>>===============
>>
>>
>>
>>>Amir Pasha wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Hi ,
>>>>I have a problem in my Vista Ultimate,
>>>>
>>>>“MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working
>>>>and was closed
>>>>
>>>>a problem caused the application to stop working correctly
>>>>
>>>>Windows will notify you if a solution is available.”
>>>>
>>>>then there is a close button, and I click on that and nothing happens.
>>>>
>>>>I also notice that when this happens, my internet connection slows
>>>>considerably, and I have to reboot the computer to try and correct this.
>>>>I have tried to Google this problem and I find a solution by Microsoft
>>>>at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940520
>>>>I will do the things in methods and delete the files, and after
>>>>rebooting, again the files appear and the Problem suffers me too!
>>>>
>>>>What should I do?
>>>>

>>

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  #7  
Old 09-10-2007
ScottW
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor

I too have the same issue - every few days my printer that is on my wireless
network is not available and has to be reinstalled. Host Process for Windows
Services stops working periodically. I do not notice a slowing of my
internet connection.

I use Norton 360. Does anyone have a solution for this issue?

"dickn" wrote:

>
>
> "Amir Pasha" wrote:
>
> > I use Kaspersky 7,
> > Did it, the Problem still remains.
> > thanks.
> >
> >
> > ---------
> > > Forget that last post, Amir. What is the installed antivirus software ?
> > >
> > > That would appear to be the most likely culprit for data corruption
> > > in the SoftwareDistribution folder.
> > > Configure it to NOT scan nor monitor that folder for now and see if that
> > > helps to resolve the issue.
> > >
> > > MowGreen [MVP 2003-2007]
> > > ===============
> > > *-343-* FDNY
> > > Never Forgotten
> > > ===============
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Amir Pasha wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> Hi ,
> > > >> I have a problem in my Vista Ultimate,
> > > >>
> > > >> “MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working
> > > >> and was closed
> > > >>
> > > >> a problem caused the application to stop working correctly
> > > >>
> > > >> Windows will notify you if a solution is available.”
> > > >>
> > > >> then there is a close button, and I click on that and nothing happens.
> > > >>
> > > >> I also notice that when this happens, my internet connection slows
> > > >> considerably, and I have to reboot the computer to try and correct this.
> > > >> I have tried to Google this problem and I find a solution by Microsoft
> > > >> at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940520
> > > >> I will do the things in methods and delete the files, and after
> > > >> rebooting, again the files appear and the Problem suffers me too!
> > > >>
> > > >> What should I do?
> > > >>
> > >

>
> I have the same problem. I get the following messages...
>
> HP Digital Imaging Monitor has stopped working
> Host Process for Windows Services stopped working and was closed
> Data Ececution Prevention closed Host Process for Windows Services
>
> After all this my network connected HP printer is not available and I have
> to re-install it. I use McAfee protection and my laptop has hardware DEP
> support (whatever that means) I've tried excluding "Host Services etc." from
> the DEP control but can't find this progam anywhere to add the the exclusuion
> list.
>
> This whole process happens every few days and MIGHT be connected with my ISP
> dynamically changing the network id (174.xxx.etc.) It's getting annoying and
> its not clear who to blame. HP? McAfee? my ISP? DEP? some thing else?
> Somebody please figure this out.
>
>

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  #8  
Old 01-11-2007
John, Albany NY
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor



"MowGreen [MVP]" wrote:

> Forget that last post, Amir. What is the installed antivirus software ?
>
> That would appear to be the most likely culprit for data corruption
> in the SoftwareDistribution folder.
> Configure it to NOT scan nor monitor that folder for now and see if that
> helps to resolve the issue.
>
> MowGreen [MVP 2003-2007]
> ===============
> *-343-* FDNY
> Never Forgotten
> ===============
>
>
> >
> > Amir Pasha wrote:
> >
> >> Hi ,
> >> I have a problem in my Vista Ultimate,
> >>
> >> “MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working
> >> and was closed
> >>
> >> a problem caused the application to stop working correctly
> >>
> >> Windows will notify you if a solution is available.”
> >>
> >> then there is a close button, and I click on that and nothing happens.
> >>
> >> I also notice that when this happens, my internet connection slows
> >> considerably, and I have to reboot the computer to try and correct this.
> >> I have tried to Google this problem and I find a solution by Microsoft
> >> at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940520
> >> I will do the things in methods and delete the files, and after
> >> rebooting, again the files appear and the Problem suffers me too!
> >>
> >> What should I do?
> >>

>

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  #9  
Old 01-11-2007
John, Albany NY
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor

I too get this error message. I run Vista. Here's a possible clue: like
another person posting here, I have an HP all-in-one, which is supported by a
huge program. I wonder... Has anyone figured this out yet?

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  #10  
Old 06-11-2007
Annie
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor

The very same thing is happening to me, too. HP wireless printer that I had
to re-install as the printer "disappeared" after the initial installation. I
get the same error message "host process..." Internet connection slows to a
crawl or stops all together. Vista Home Premium. The same scenario...and no
solution. Please help!

"John, Albany NY" wrote:

> I too get this error message. I run Vista. Here's a possible clue: like
> another person posting here, I have an HP all-in-one, which is supported by a
> huge program. I wonder... Has anyone figured this out yet?
>

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  #11  
Old 08-12-2007
RC
 
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RE: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped working

Host proces for windows services stopped working on my computer too. I have
an HP PHotosmart all in one C7180wireless printer. I have had problems with
the HP software and my scanner has stopped working too.
It does not look like anyone has solved this issue YET. I will check at
the HP website. Have spoken with a number of HP techs and they are unfamiliar
with the problem. AFTER HOURS of being on the phone with them. grrrrrrrr.
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  #12  
Old 29-12-2007
mongoose
 
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RE: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor

same senerio with me. running vista and got the hp photosmart 7180
all-in-one printer. i can't believe ms hasn't addressed this issue yet.
blah.....

"RC" wrote:

> Host proces for windows services stopped working on my computer too. I have
> an HP PHotosmart all in one C7180wireless printer. I have had problems with
> the HP software and my scanner has stopped working too.
> It does not look like anyone has solved this issue YET. I will check at
> the HP website. Have spoken with a number of HP techs and they are unfamiliar
> with the problem. AFTER HOURS of being on the phone with them. grrrrrrrr.

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Old 29-12-2007
PA Bear
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor

[Forwarded to microsoft.public.windows.vista.print_fax_scan via crosspost]

Why do you think MS is the responsible party? Why are you posting your
questions in Windows Update newsgroup?
--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
DTS-L http://dts-l.net/

mongoose wrote:
> same senerio with me. running vista and got the hp photosmart 7180
> all-in-one printer. i can't believe ms hasn't addressed this issue yet.
> blah.....
>
> "RC" wrote:
>
>> Host proces for windows services stopped working on my computer too. I
>> have an HP PHotosmart all in one C7180wireless printer. I have had
>> problems with the HP software and my scanner has stopped working too.
>> It does not look like anyone has solved this issue YET. I will check
>> at
>> the HP website. Have spoken with a number of HP techs and they are
>> unfamiliar with the problem. AFTER HOURS of being on the phone with them.
>> grrrrrrrr.


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Old 29-12-2007
mongoose
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor

ms should at least address this issue. i have the same printer networked to
an xp pc, and have no problem. i have another pc networked with with the
printer running vista home basic....no problem. the issue seems to be with
vista premium. if this is an hp issue, then ms should say so. not much to
ask from the leader in the industry. another post said she has made ms aware
of this issue via phone. i don't believe she has had a response. i posted
this issue here because that's the topic!

"PA Bear" wrote:

> [Forwarded to microsoft.public.windows.vista.print_fax_scan via crosspost]
>
> Why do you think MS is the responsible party? Why are you posting your
> questions in Windows Update newsgroup?
> --
> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
> MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
> AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> DTS-L http://dts-l.net/
>
> mongoose wrote:
> > same senerio with me. running vista and got the hp photosmart 7180
> > all-in-one printer. i can't believe ms hasn't addressed this issue yet.
> > blah.....
> >
> > "RC" wrote:
> >
> >> Host proces for windows services stopped working on my computer too. I
> >> have an HP PHotosmart all in one C7180wireless printer. I have had
> >> problems with the HP software and my scanner has stopped working too.
> >> It does not look like anyone has solved this issue YET. I will check
> >> at
> >> the HP website. Have spoken with a number of HP techs and they are
> >> unfamiliar with the problem. AFTER HOURS of being on the phone with them.
> >> grrrrrrrr.

>
>

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  #15  
Old 29-12-2007
PA Bear
 
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Re: MICROSFT WINDOWS Host process for windows services stopped wor

Unless uninstalling an update resolves the behavior, I'm afraid the problem
has nothing to do with Windows Update.

If you want to bring something to MS's attention, these peer-to-peer support
public newsgroups won't accomplish that. See
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/assistsupport
--
~PA Bear

mongoose wrote:
> ms should at least address this issue. i have the same printer networked
> to
> an xp pc, and have no problem. i have another pc networked with with the
> printer running vista home basic....no problem. the issue seems to be
> with
> vista premium. if this is an hp issue, then ms should say so. not much
> to
> ask from the leader in the industry. another post said she has made ms
> aware of this issue via phone. i don't believe she has had a response. i
> posted this issue here because that's the topic!
>
> "PA Bear" wrote:
>
>> [Forwarded to microsoft.public.windows.vista.print_fax_scan via
>> crosspost]
>>
>> Why do you think MS is the responsible party? Why are you posting your
>> questions in Windows Update newsgroup?
>> --
>> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>> MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
>> AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
>> DTS-L http://dts-l.net/
>>
>> mongoose wrote:
>>> same senerio with me. running vista and got the hp photosmart 7180
>>> all-in-one printer. i can't believe ms hasn't addressed this issue yet.
>>> blah.....
>>>
>>> "RC" wrote:
>>>
>>>> Host proces for windows services stopped working on my computer too. I
>>>> have an HP PHotosmart all in one C7180wireless printer. I have had
>>>> problems with the HP software and my scanner has stopped working too.
>>>> It does not look like anyone has solved this issue YET. I will check
>>>> at
>>>> the HP website. Have spoken with a number of HP techs and they are
>>>> unfamiliar with the problem. AFTER HOURS of being on the phone with
>>>> them.
>>>> grrrrrrrr.


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