The Old New Thing

Superthunderstingcar is go!

If you are an old geezer, you'll remember supermarionated shows, the most famous of which is Thunderbirds. And if you're not an old geezer, then this amazing spoof by Peter Cook and Dudley Moore will mean nothing to you. (You will also have no idea who Peter Cook and Dudley Moore are...

What does the COM Surrogate do and why does it always stop working?

The dllhost.exe process goes by the name COM Surrogate and the only time you're likely even to notice its existence is when it crashes and you get the message COM Surrogate has stopped working. What is this COM Surrogate and why does it keep crashing? The COM Surrogate is a fancy name for Sacrificial process for a COM object that is run ...