APPCRASH – Explained With All Possible Solution
The main question what most people thinking right now is, Actually What Is This Appcrash?? And in this tutorial, I’m actually going to make everything clear about this appcrash error, like what it is or why its happing to your computer? and besides that, I also listed every possible or working solution to make your computer to get rid of this problem.
It’s a long topic but I’m making it short and things much clearer for you. Now you’ll just need to read this article properly.
So, let’s start with “what is appcrash by the way?”.
Appcrash is a message shown by the Microsoft Windows when a program won’t be able to execute the process to run itself and remains to create these types of application crash error messages.
Normally this error tells you everything about which program is crashing and also shows you some of other details like error name, corrupted file etc. Here’s a picture of an error message with details attached below.
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: iexplore.exe
Application Version: 0.0.0.0
Application Timestamp: 4ce7a46b
Fault Module Name: MSHTML.dll
Fault Module Version: 11.0.9600.17496
Fault Module Timestamp: 546ff2f9
Exception Code: c0000602
Normally we got this error on our computer’s screen while when we try to run a particulate software on our windows and you know what, there are lots of different reasons why we are getting this Appcrash on our computer and the worst part is that you also can’t blame on any single one, it can be an improper installation of windows update or maybe corrupted DLL files of that software or many more.
I’ve made a list below to know you about why this error keeps sticking with your computer:
- Virus Problem
- Windows Registry Corrupted Problem
- Corrupted Software Problem
- Corrupted Windows Problem
I think now you do know about, what is this error is and which of your program is creating this problem. So, I’ve made the step by step guide below to fix this problem and you’ll just need to try one by one stepwise to fix this problem.
#Fixing The Appcrash
First thing what we’re doing to make things work is, repairing windows files to find that does this problem is showing because of the corrupted files on our system or maybe it’s some another problem. Let’s make things clear.
1 – Clean Your Windows Junk
In this step, we’ll gonna clean every junk file stored in your computer’s operating system drive to fix this type of error. There is a lot of things like, junk files, temporary files & corrupted registry who made your computer in a very bad condition and I know for sure you can fix it by just doing some simple steps.
So, let’s starts cleaning our system’s junk files by deleting overtime stored application’s data temporary files and also your system’s temporary files too which do slow down your PC and making this error too.
Here’s the path of temporary files folder listed below according to your windows version:
Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and windows 10:
- C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files
- C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Temp
- C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files
Or you can use that command on cmd to clean that just files easily without searching these folder path locations:
rd /s /q %temp%
rd /s /q c:\windows\temp\
2 – Make Your Computer Virus Free
Virus!!! Virus!!! Virus!!!…. It’s the only thing which can make your whole Windows corrupted by single infected virus file. Yes it’s true and it can also be the good reason for this error to get it stick on your computer’s screen and it’s better to use a professional antivirus if your computer is suffering from that kind of appcrash problem.
I highly recommend you to perform a full system virus scan on your computer by using your antivirus software. If you don’t have any antivirus installed in your computer or maybe your installed antivirus is too blind to scan viruses then the first thing you’ll need to do is, buying some world class antivirus for your PC.
Nowadays Antivirus are cheaper than it’s before and if you’re looking to install one of the best Anti-virus in the cheaper price range than Avast is one of the best in their kind.
You can use my up-to 50% discount link what I’ve use for myself, but sorry to say getting the discount is fully depending upon on your location (or I say country) so, not everyone can get 50%.
3 – Repair Your Windows files
To repair your windows you’ll need to open your cmd as administrator and type “sfc/scannow” and hit enter. After that, your cmd starts to scan your computer and this will take some time depending on your computer’s speed.
- Click on Start Menu.
- In the Start Search box, type cmd, and then press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER to open cmd as administrator.
- Type sfc/scannow and hit enter.
After scanning completes restarts your computer and tries to run your Appcrash responding program.
If the problem still not solved then continue with the advance solution below.
4 – Use Compatibility Mode
If you are using the old software in your latest windows operating system then using Compatibility Mode gets beneficial for you.
Ex.- The main problem with Windows 8 is that some programs cannot be run in the Windows 8 or don’t work properly because they are not compatible with Windows 8 and If you want to run Windows 7 or earlier versions of programs in Windows 8 then you have to change the Compatibility of the program according to Windows 8.
If you’ve run into one of those rare programs, try running it in XP Compatibility Mode:
- Right click the .exe file or the shortcut and select.
- Click the Compatibility.
- Check Run this program in compatibility mode for and select an appropriate option.
#Fixing By Advance Solution
If nothing from above solved your problem then it’s time move on to do some advance stuff because now it’s look like your windows is having some deep trouble in it. So, let’s try some advanced stuff.
1 – Changing Permission For That Application
Due to changes in files of your system, it won’t able to permit that file in the process to run and remains to show you this Appcrash messages. So in this solution, we are customizing the permission setting and grant the permission for that program which is creating this crash error.
Now you’ll need to open your windows system properties windows to get to the main setting what we wanted to open.
Please go to Start, right-click on Computer and select Properties.
After that, it will open the properties window.
Open your computer’s drive home page and find the system properties option on that window’s header.
Or you can “Press the Windows key + Pause / Break key on the keyboard” to open it.
After opening the properties, follow the steps given below:
- In the left side, select Advanced System Settings
- When System Properties Windows comes up, select the setting from the top named Performance.
- Select Data Execution Prevention.
- Select Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select.
- Use the Browse button to locate your file. In my case, my internet explorer is not working so I’m searching for main internet explorer file and makes it in the exceptions list.
- Click Apply or OK.
So, now search your application’s file location and select the app what you’ve wanted for Data Execution Prevention.
After that, restart your computer and you will able to use that program properly.
2 – Repairing Windows Registry
The Windows Registry is a hierarchical configuration storage database that stores settings for the Microsoft Windows operating system and other installed software in your windows.
the registry is the main target when a virus or malware starts to corrupt your windows and a single Changed value in your windows registry can cause this appcrash. It’s the second step in this advanced repairing solutions and most of this error gets fixed through repairing your windows corrupted registry. You can try to fix your windows registry by using some registry cleaner and that will fix your problem by just doing some simple steps.
I’m suggesting SpeedZooka Registry cleaner because most of the clients happy with it and it provide more features than a simple registry cleaner at a low-cost price and the best part is if you are not happy with it, then they have a great policy by providing “60 Day Money Back Guarantee”, pretty good right!!.
3 – Clean Boot Your Windows
We are doing a clean boot to remove all extra startup process or features which can possibly cause this Appcrash. Actually, a clean boot is performed to starts your operating system by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs.
To perform a clean boot, open your “system configuration” and disable all the extra services and startup programs. Here’s a picture attached below to show you how to do it.
#If Still Not Solved – Need Deep Analyzation
Just like I said above most of the time this error shows you the every little detail what you wanna to know about fixing this error. Yes, it does you’ll just only need to analyze the error and that’s it.
For this analyzing process first we’ll gonna start by reading the error description and after that doing some research on it:
As you can see I highlight two things, first which program is creating this problem and second which file is corrupted who makes that program to create an appcrash. Now we only need the second one to find out about that file, like what it does and how this file affects this appcrash.
Research on that file, yes!!
For research, we’ll gonna put that file name on Google and search every detail about that file. In my case it’s a windows file which found in my installed operating system and by updating windows does fix my problem.
If you can’t find any useful file name or maybe it’s only showing you .exe file or this appcrash research thing won’t useful for you then you’ll need to try every solution which I’m listed below.
It’s possible to show crash message for the PC’s game and if your computer does suffering for that condition then I’ll suggest you to download and install some software I suggested below because these free supportive software helps your operating system to play that game properly and if one of those softwares got corrupted in your windows, its 100% possibilities to seeing this type of problem on the every time when that game starts.
- Download compatible version of DirectX software (search it on Google).
- Download latest supported Visual C++
- Download compatible version of .NET Framework software (search it on google).
Feedback By Peter On 26.JAN.2016
“Thanks guys. Got mine running just by reinstalling DX11 redist and VC redist from Microsoft.”
You can also try to reinstall that game and sometimes that did works and before doing it, don’t forgot to save your ‘saved games files’.
If you having some software installed on your computer who makes this problem then there are couple or more things you can do to make this work for you and those are:-
- Update – Yes, updating works all the time you’ll just need to download the latest version of that software and install it properly.
- Compatibility – Check does everything is compatible with that software or not, if you’ve installed something recently which isn’t compatible with other software then there is a possibility for getting the error.
- Support – Go to your software’s support web page and make a complaint about your problem.
If the all above solutions didn’t work for you, in that case, you’ll have to reinstall your software which creates this Appcrash problem.
Sometimes reinstalling software didn’t work also then the one thing you can try to do is reinstalling your windows and after that install the perfect drivers for your hardware.
This will definitely work for you 100% if the problem is coming from corrupted windows.
Or besides that I’ll highly recommend you to search your error name on Google first to find the perfect solution for your system and its look like this:
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