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Com Surrogate error when browsing System Manager Software Webclient (SMSWeb)

Goals and Symptoms

When browsing to the System Manager Software (SMS) Web Client (SMSWeb), the user receives the following error:

Com Surrogate Error
Faulting application dllhost.exe, version 5.1.2600.5512, faulting module wam.dll, version 5.1.2600.5512, fault address 0x000074af.

Causes and Fixes


Is most circumstances, this is caused by a non-patched version of Windows.


Run the Microsoft Windows Update utility to obtain all the latest Microsoft patches.

Legacy KB System (APS) Data: RESL203158 V1.0, Originally authored by MaTh on 08/24/2010, Last Edited by MaTh on 08/24/2010
Related ranges: System Manager 4.3, System Manager 4.2, System Manager 4.0
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