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[How To] Fix Generic Host Process Error in XP Service Pack 2

Many of the windows XP service pack 2 users may facing this Generic Host Problem when connected to the internet and the alert internet won’t work until you restart you PC. Here we came up with a solution for this.

How To Steps:

1. Start Registry Editor (Regedit.exe)
2. Open Run and type: regedit and hit enter.
3. Now to fix this problem you need to close the two ports 445 and 135.

Close Port 445:

4. Locate the following key in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESystemCurrentControlSetServicesNetBTParameters
In the right-hand side of the window find an option called TransportBindName
Double click that value and then delete the default value. Save it as blank.

Close Port 135:

5. Then you must now navigate to the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftOLE
You will see there is a String Value called: EnableDCOM
Set the value to: N (it should currently be Y)

6. Close the Registry Editor and Restart your computer.

Well that’s all now the same problem won’t occur again in your XP service pack 2.

Ashok Udhayanhttps://www.techtolead.com
Ashok Udhayan is the Founder and Chief Editor at TechToLead. He is a Software Engineer by education and a Blogger by Passion. He loves latest technologies, Gadgets, Android and anything related to tech.

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