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Windows 7: COM Surrogate stopped working

26 Jul 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate 64x
COM Surrogate stopped working

Whenever I launch a RECORDED video (by DXtory), or simply open the folder of where the videos are located I get this annoying error "COM Surrogate has stopped working"

I tried to download several different codecs. but I still have this problem.

Faulting Application Path:    C:\Windows\System32\dllhost.exe

Problem signature
Problem Event Name:    BEX64
Application Name:    DllHost.exe
Application Version:    6.1.7600.16385
Application Timestamp:    4a5bca54
Fault Module Name:
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp:    4e299130
Exception Offset:    000000000002e4a8
Exception Code:    c0000417
Exception Data:    0000000000000000
OS Version:    6.1.7601.
Locale ID:    1033
Additional Information 1:    c64c
Additional Information 2:    c64ca0934a833023d7655ba293462c6a
Additional Information 3:    4df6
Additional Information 4:    4df690bf1a640c6ff9b74d846cb1840f

My System SpecsSystem Spec

28 Jul 2012   #2

windows 7 ultimate 64x

So, it's been a couple of days.. any ideas?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Jul 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional

Remove the codecpack, problem goes away.
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