Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: COM surrogate has stopped working

19 Dec 2016   #1
probe47

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
COM surrogate has stopped working

I have machine with Windows 7 64 bit installed and recently started receiving the Message above about the COM Surrogate. I have tried numerous suggestions I found online with no success

I rolled back the video driver
I removed dllhost.exe from "C:\Windows\Syswow64"
I did a windows recovery from days earlier
I updated the Windows 7 codecs
I reregistered regsvr32 vbscript.dll & regsvr32 jscript.dll

Since it is happening on all my drives, I did not do a chkdisk. I do not remember installing anything new on the box. I am stumped and trying to figure out what I can try to fix this problem Any assistance would be greatly appreciated

Thanks
Probe47


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
19 Dec 2016   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Have you tried this one with the DEP setting?

"COM Surrogate has stopped working" - Microsoft Community

It seems to me when I had a desktop machine with W7 the fix had to do with the DEP settings. But it has been a few years since I have owned a desktop PC.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Dec 2016   #3
probe47

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
COM Surrogate

Yes, That also was one of the activities I tried without success
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

20 Dec 2016   #4
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I also seem to remember something about MS Word. It might have been that every time I tried to change the file association some COM components of Word put it back the way it was. There was something about unregistering the COM stuff in Word and having to do with COM surrogate. But it was some years back. Just a shot in the dark if you can find anything still out there on the web about it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 COM surrogate has stopped working




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
COM surrogate stopped working error - no solution seems to work
Hi all, I have Windows 7 professional and a minimal set of software installed. I have pretty much exactly the same problem then the one posted here: https://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/136140-com-surrogate-windows-7-64bit.html I keep getting a "COM Surrogate has stopped...
BSOD Help and Support
COM Surrogate has stopped working...
is there any proper solution for this problem...whenever i open pictures the "COM Surrogate has stopped working" comes.i set it with some ways after searching from google but it comes again..
Hardware & Devices
COM Surrogate has Stopped Working
Hi, I keep getting this message: http://174.36.240.130/wp-content/uploads/comsurrogatehasstoppedworking.png After this warning I choose to Close the program, and when I click "My Computer" windows explorer won't show any of the disks (C, etc), instead it shows a green bar at the top that slowly...
General Discussion
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. Description Faulting Application Path: ...
General Discussion
COM Surrogate has stopped working
what the hell is that? How do I fix it? :huh: I've never even heard of this....and it only does it on my 64 bit Win7 Ultimate. Any help? Anyone? :mad:
BSOD Help and Support
Com Surrogate has stopped working
Any ideas what this means? It keeps popping up ever few seconds. I THINK ever since i un installed Bitcomet. Using build 7077. Thanks Dave.
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:17.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App