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If you are confronted with error code 0xc0000417, it is possible that it is caused by third-party programs. You will see this popup as soon as you connect to your Windows and sometimes after hours of using your system.
The problem may be due to obsolete or incompatible drivers of the third-party program. The complete error message:
The exception unknown software exception (0xc0000417) occurred in the application at location 0x094cf79c.
The symptom only occurs when you use a Windows platform, but can occur in JDBC or ODBC applications.
Poor computer memory is also a frequent cause of serious exception errors. If you have recently added memory to your computer, it is recommended to delete it first to ensure that there is no conflict with the newly installed memory.
If no memory has recently been added to your computer and you have tried all the above recommendations, test your computer’s memory for errors.
Use System Restore
If the problem is not solved, you can try restoring the system to return to the settings that work correctly by following the instructions below:
a. Click Start, type System Restore in the Start Search box, and then, in the Programs list, click System Restore. If you are prompted to enter an administrator password or confirmation, enter your password or click Next.
b. In the System Restore dialog box, click Select another restore point, and then click Next.
c. In the list of recovery points, click on a recovery point created before the problem started, then click on Next.
d. Click on Finish. You can find more information under the following link.
Run the Driver Verifier
You can run Driver Verifier on several drivers simultaneously or on one driver at a time. You can configure the tests to be performed, allowing you to bring a driver for intensive use or optimized tests.
Run Driver Verifier throughout the driver development and testing process.
- Use Driver Verifier to find problems at the beginning of the development cycle, when they are easier and less expensive to solve.
- Use Driver Verifier when providing a driver for WDK, Visual Studio and Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK) tests. See Test of a conductor.
- Use Driver Verifier to troubleshoot and troubleshoot test errors and computer failures.
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