Although fixing problems with automated tools such as SlimCleaner Plus is our recommended route, we have compiled step-by-step instructions to fixing the most common issues below. WARNING: these instructions are intended to be followed precisely.
This is a self help guide for fixing
errors produced by "Generic Host Process for Win32 Services".
The steps in this guide are structured to provide you with the best
possible chance of success. Follow the steps as they are written
beginning with the first step below...
Scan for Malware
possible that malicious software is conflicting with one or more
running services. Run a scan using your anti-malware software. If you
do not have anti-malware software, we've compiled a list of free antimalware software.
Apply Windows Updates and "hotfix"
Download all available
Windows updates from http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com.
If the problem is still not corrected after
updating, make sure you have installed this hotfix from Microsoft:
The above update from Microsoft
typically resolves most Generic Host Process for Win32 Services
errors. If the hotfix still does not solve the problem, it is advised
that you perform a repair installation of Windows. To do this, you
will need the Windows XP installation CD.
Repair Installation of Windows XP
Take these steps
to repair a damaged installation of Windows XP.
Windows XP installation CD
Press any key
to boot from the disc
screen will be a blue screen. This is normal. Press Enter to
Next is the
license agreement. Press F8 to proceed.
installation you want to repair and press the R key.
Follow the steps
provided after the installation to finish the first time set up. Your
personal files will be preserved but Windows system files will be
replaced with the original versions. After you have logged in
following the installation, download and install all Windows Updates.