Svchost.exe - Application Error

May 2017


I have problem with my windows some times there appears an error like :
svchost.exe - Application Error
The instruction at "0x01a0f496" referenced memory at "0x01a0f496". The memory could not be "written".

Click on OK to terminate the program
Click on CANCEL to debug the program
OK Cancel


What Is Svchost.exe?

Svchost.exe is an extremely vital part of Windows operating system. Svchost.exe is an important process which executes dll files and locate their libraries into windows system's memory. If there is something wrong with svchost.exe on your computer then the whole PC probably can not run stable and would be deathly slow.

To solve this problem:
  • 1.Copy and Paste Svchost.exe to Locate to the Correct Directory on Your System.
    • Firstly, if you can not find a copy of svchost.exe in this folder C://WINDOWS/System32 then please use system searching function to find out svchost.exe file on your computer. It must be removed to another location by mistake. After that, copy svchost.exe back to the correct folder C://WINDOWS/System32.
    • Secondly, if you fail to locate a copy of svchost.exe on your whole computer, I recommend you copy the file from another computer with the same version of Windows operating system to your problem computer. Of course, you can try to re-install the operating system and Svchost.exe errors would be resolved immediately. However, this method would waste your precious time and maybe delete all of the data if you never backup your files.
  • 2.Download System Optimize Tools to Fix Svchost.exe

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Thanks to StephenLee for this tip on the forum.


Published by aakai1056. Latest update on December 8, 2009 at 02:37 PM by aakai1056.
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