VMConsole Application crashes

Running win 7 x64 and the app crashes every few min even when i am not doing any interaction with it. Tried compatibility mode, and running as administrator

Event viewer shows the following

Faulting application name: VmApp.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x4c5ae4a1
Faulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 6.1.7600.16385, time stamp: 0x4a5bdfe0
Exception code: 0xc000041d
Fault offset: 0x000000000000aa7d
Faulting process id: 0x1c4c
Faulting application start time: 0x01cc1b0555c7b95c
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\VmConsole\VmApp.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
Report Id: 18539a04-86f9-11e0-8bf0-002564f6fcb4


over and over, any thoughts?

  • Before actually checking the drivers, you may want to disable hardware acceleration for the application in the Registry. Registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Avalon.Graphics\DisableHWAcceleration provides this option. The disable hardware acceleration option is a DWORD value that is either 0 or 1. A value of 1 disables hardware acceleration. A value of 0 enables hardware acceleration, provided the system meets hardware acceleration requirements.

    Please note that disabling hardware acceleration will disable it for all applications using WPF technology.

    If the problem disappears, the cause is most likely in your video driver. If not, please let me know and I can do some more troubleshooting.

  • I definitely dont have a hardware accelerated graphics card. its a Matrox QID. I dont have HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Avalon.Graphics\ in my registry, so i cant add the word to disable HWA.

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