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Old 05-19-2009, 12:08 PM   #1
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Default windows event log stopped working

when i login window vista 32bit and i kept having this error message:

windows event log has stopped working

and this made my sounds stop working as well

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: svchost.exe_Eventlog
Application Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Application Timestamp: 47918b89
Fault Module Name: stapo.dll
Fault Module Version: 1.0.6162.3
Fault Module Timestamp: 49b156fd
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000ad20e
OS Version: 6.0.6001.
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: fd00
Additional Information 2: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160
Additional Information 3: fd00
Additional Information 4: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160

how to fix this problem??

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Old 05-19-2009, 04:00 PM   #2
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Default Re: windows event log stopped working

Uh oh. That's not good. Have you run a virus scan recently? Particularly since this started happening? And new strange off the internet software from a strange site? It sorta sounds like a virus to me.

Windows even log is important for diagnosing computer problems and if it's crashing, a virus wouldn't let you see what crashing it therefor making it seem invisible and making it just look like any other computer problem. Only now it can't be diagnosed.

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Old 06-03-2009, 02:08 PM   #3
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Default Re: windows event log stopped working

I have the same problem for few weeks now.
After it happens the sound card is not working for ~30 seconds, and then all back to normal.
I saw another forum with the same problem, but nobody gave an answer there.
This is definitely not a virus.
I'm using vista 32, dell e6400.
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Old 08-06-2009, 09:06 AM   #4
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fufufufu, did you fix your problem? I have exactly the same setup as you and exactly the same problem.
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