dllhost.exe crash / com surrogate

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  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 7
       #1

    dllhost.exe crash / com surrogate


    Hi there,
    First off I'm loving windows 7, except for one problem.

    Whenever I do certain things for example click personalise the desktop / click properties of my computer / using the control panel.. and possibly others.

    its pops up saying:

    Runtime Error!

    Program: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\DllHost.exe

    - upon clicking ok to this

    It then gives me a message about COM Surrogate has stopped working.

    I can get past them both my clicking ok / cancel twice.
    buts its become quite annoying..

    Anyone come across this error? or better yet a fix?

    btw I'm running 64bit build 6801
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  2. Posts : 1,027
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64
       #2

    Nope haven't had it in 32bit
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  3. Posts : 8
    Server 2008 x64
       #3

    I'm getting this error also in x64 6801.

    Has anyone found a solution to this?
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  4. Posts : 2
    Windows 7
    Thread Starter
       #4

    mdoyle, have you installed adobe cs3 collection or photoshop or anything like that?
    i believe that causes the problem.
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  5. Posts : 95
    Windows 7 Ultimate Build 6956 x32
       #5

    ive heard photoshop and nero have caused that error in quite a few forums. both those apps use the .net framework, dont know if that makes a diff
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  6. Posts : 8
    Server 2008 x64
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    That must be it. I have CS3 installed on it. I'll uninstall and see how that helps.
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  7. Posts : 95
    Windows 7 Ultimate Build 6956 x32
       #7

    I have CS3 Extended installed on 6956 32bit and havent had any probs, same with 6801 32bit :-P
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  8. Posts : 95
    Windows 7 Ultimate Build 6956 x32
       #8

    Wait, are you installing it on Server 2008? ive heard people trying it, hasnt turned out too well, you might have some success installing it on XP or Vista, and copy the folder to your server install :-P
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  9. Posts : 8
    Server 2008 x64
       #9

    Nope, it was on the 6801 x64.

    I do have it installed on one of my Server 2008 x64, and it doesn't have any issues at all.
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  10. Posts : 95
    Windows 7 Ultimate Build 6956 x32
       #10

    hmm, i have yet to embrace the 64bit OS's, ive only installed it on 32bit OS's and havent had any problems
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