I am having a Windows XP Service Pack 3 system. Since pact couple of weeks I am facing several svchost.exe application errors usually when I run Windows update. But today I am too annoyed. Since yesterday whenever I start the system I use to get an error message saying:
“Generic Host Process Services has encountered a problem and needs to close” followed by “svchost.exe Application Error. The instruction at "0x00df96bc" referenced memory at "0x00000000". The memory could not be "written".
As soon as step through all of these, things settle down, and applications seem to function correctly, with the exception of Windows Explorer. When I display folders that contain photo image files as thumbnails, these start to display, but several do not, while others down the list do. I then get the same svchost.exe Application Error every time.
Do you guys have any suggestion what is wrong with this system? Any ideas or suggestion?