How can I get rid of the error "Generic Host Error 32" message I receive when surffing the internet?

Question

during internet surfing an error msg comes

"Generic host error 32" all data will be lost

What's the solution?

Answer

This question was answered on March 29, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

According to Microsfot, this message is due to some recent vulnerablities that have been exploited in Microsoft Windows An attacker who successfully exploited the most severe of these vulnerabilities could take complete control of the affected system An attacker could then take any action on the affected system, including installing programs; viewing, changing, or deleting data; or creating new accounts that have full privileges

To fix this issue go to the following websites and install the updates that apply to the Windows Operating System currently installed on your PC.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-012.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-040.mspx

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Posted by Ryan of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on March 29, 2007