How to fix error 0xe0434352: Unknown software exception on Windows server 2019, 2022

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When opening an application on a Windows computer, users sometimes encounter the error “The exception unknown software exception (0xe0434352) occurred in the application at location 0x74de812f”. So what is this error and how to fix it, in this article we will guide you to fix this problem

This is a familiar and common error, one of the variations of an Exception Access Violation Error. Fortunately, this error can be easily fixed.

How to fix error 0xe0434352: Unknown software exception

Way 1: Clean boot

Step 1: Press Windows + R key combination, type msconfig and press Enter.

Step 2: On the General tab, select Selective startup and uncheck Load startup items.

Step 3: Next move to the Services tab, then check the Hide all Microsoft services check box. Click the Disable all button and click Apply -> OK to save the changes.

Step 4: Restart your Windows server, then try again.

Way 2: System Scan

Step 1: Press Windows + X key combination, select Windows PowerShell (Admin).

Step 2: Run the command line after:

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

Step 3: Next run the command below:

This command helps repair system files, including the ServerManager.exe file, that may have been deleted or corrupted, you need to perform an SFC scan. The System File Checker tool comes built into Windows machines to help fix the corruption of system files

sfc /scannow

Step 4: Scanning may take some time. Once the scan is done, restart your Windows server and try again.

Way 3: Download .NET Framework

You can follow our guide to install .NET Framework

After installing and opening .NET Framework, restart your Windows server, then try again.

Way 4: Update the Display Adapter Driver

It is one of the common grounds for stemming the unknown software exception (0xe0434352) error is the outdated display adapter driver. When the display adapter is active then there is a high possibility of showing an error. As many users have struggled to solve this issue. So, try updating the driver by using the Device Manager.

Step 1: Click on Windows+R to launch the Run box. To open Device manager type ‘devmgmt.msc’ in the run box.

Extend the drop-down option linked with Display Adapter. Right-click on the GPU and choose the driver tab which is located at the top of the menu. Next, you need to hit the Update Driver icon.

Click on Search automatically for the updated driver software box.

Once the latest driver gets installed then you need to restart your system and then try again.


In our case after performing the above steps, we did not see the error again.
Hopefully, this article will be useful for you. Good luck!

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