I work with Windows 7 X64 and lately I get this error 6 or 7 time a day : a debuger windows opens saying that ” An unhandled Win32 exception occured SVHost.exe” and lately it does the same with many

The An Unhandled Win32 Exception Occurred In Svchost.exe error is the Hexadecimal format of the error caused. This is common error code format used by windows and other windows compatible software and driver vendors.

This code is used by the vendor to identify the error caused. This An Unhandled Win32 Exception Occurred In Svchost.exe error code has a numeric error number and a technical description. In some cases the error may have more parameters in An Unhandled Win32 Exception Occurred In Svchost.exe format .This additional hexadecimal code are the address of the memory locations where the instruction(s) was loaded at the time of the error.

Let’s try the following steps and check.

Step 1: Place the computer in clean boot state.

To help troubleshoot error messages and other issues, you can start Windows by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This kind of startup is known as a “clean boot.” A clean boot helps eliminate software conflicts.

Placing your system in Clean Boot state helps in identifying if any third party applications or startup items are causing the issue. You need to follow the steps from the article mentioned below to perform a Clean Boot.

How to perform a clean boot in Windows

NoteRefer “How to reset the computer to start normally after clean boot troubleshooting” to reset the computer to start as normal after troubleshooting.

Step 2: Run Microsoft Safety Scanner

The Microsoft Safety Scanner is a free downloadable security tool that provides on-demand scanning and helps remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. It works with your existing antivirus software.

Microsoft Safety Scanner

Note: The Microsoft Safety Scanner expires 10 days after being downloaded. To rerun a scan with the latest anti-malware definitions, download and run the Microsoft Safety Scanner again.

Note: Any data files that are infected may only be cleaned by deleting the file entirely, which means there is a potential for data loss.

Step 3: Restore computer to previous point in time

a. Start your computer and log on as an administrator.

b. Click the Start button then select All ProgramsAccessoriesSystem Tools, and then click System Restore.

c. In the new window, select “Restore my computer to an earlier time” option and then click Next.

d. Select the most recent system restore point from the “On this list, click a restore point” list, and then click Next.

e. Click Next on the confirmation window.

f. Restarts the computer when the restoration is finished.

Important: When you use System Restore to restore the computer to a previous state, programs and updates that you have installed after that date are removed.

Hope this information is helpful. Please feel free to reply in case you face any other issues with Windows in future.

Source: Unhandled Win32 exception occured in svhost.exe (Windows 7 – Microsoft Community