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I have taken below error at event viewer. What should I do? Event viewer:

Faulting application name: devenv.exe, version: 11.0.50727.1, time stamp: 0x5011ecaa
Faulting module name: clr.dll, version: 4.8.3928.0, time stamp: 0x5d3900c0
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x00332dd6
Faulting process id: 0x4c2c
Faulting application start time: 0x01d5baf12ba718ab
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\clr.dll
Report Id: 3ec97926-9256-403d-a6e4-fe468a77749a
Faulting package full name: 
Faulting package-relative application ID: 
asked on Stack Overflow Dec 25, 2019 by Hakan • edited Dec 25, 2019 by Robert

1 Answer


The information is rather insufficient, but according to this source, it seems that 0xc0000005 exception code means "Access is denied", so you can probably try running Visual Studio as administrator.

answered on Stack Overflow Dec 25, 2019 by Borislav Ivanov

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