Numerous users have posted about Application Error 0xe0434352 on Microsoft’s support forum. That error can arise on Windows when users shut down or try to start specific software.
One user stated in a forum post:
When trying to open applications in my PC, I receive the following notification: the exception unknown software exception (0xe0434352) occurred in the application at location 0x74de812f.
As there can be a few factors behind that error, there are also a few potential fixes for it.
How do I fix Windows Application error 0xe0434352?
1. Clean boot Windows
- First, clean boot Windows to ensure there aren’t any conflicting third-party programs or services.
- Right-click your Start menu button and select Run.
- Enter msconfig in Run’s Open text box, and press the Return key.
- Click Selective startup on the General tab if it’s not selected.
- Select the Load system services and Use original boot configuration check boxes.
- Deselect the Load startup items setting.
- Click Hide all Microsoft services to select that option on the Services tab.
- Press Disable all to deselect the third-party services.
- Click Apply.
- Click OK to exit.
- Click Restart on the dialog box that opens.
- If that does resolve the issue, you’ll need to figure out what third-party program or service is generating the error.
2. Run a system file scan
A few users have said they’ve fixed error 0xe0434352 with a system file scan. Open Windows’ Run accessory.
- Input cmd in Run, and press the Ctrl + Shift + Enter hotkey.
- Click Yes on the UAC prompt.
- Run the Deployment Image Servicing utility by entering DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and pressing Return.
- Thereafter, input the sfc /scannow command; and press the Enter key.
- Restart Windows if the Command Prompt tells you that the scan repaired files.
3. Update the display driver
Error 0xe0434352 can occur due to an outdated display adapter driver.
- To update drivers, click Free Download on Driver Booster 7’s page.
- Open the Driver Booster 7 installer to install that software.
- Driver Booster will start scanning upon launch.
- Select all the device drivers listed after the scan.
- Click Update Now to update the drivers for devices listed (even if a display adapter is not included).
4. Repair .NET Framework
Some users might need to repair corrupted .NET Framework versions to fix error 0xe0434352.
- Open the .NET Framework Repair Tool page in a browser.
- Click Download on that page.
- Click the NetFxRepairTool.exe check box.
- Click the Next button.
- Open the downloaded .NET Framework Repair Tool, and click Next to initiate the utility.
- Click Next again to apply any suggested fixes.
- Press the Finish button.
- Restart the Windows platform.
5. Run a CHKDSK scan
The Check Disk (CHKDSK) utility might also come in handy for fixing error 0xe0434352.
- Press the Windows key and S hotkey to open the search tool.
- Enter Command Prompt in the search box.
- Right-click Command Prompt to open a context menu from which you’ll need to select Run as administrator.
- Input chkdsk /f and press Enter to initiate the scan.
- Restart Windows after the scan is complete.
Those resolutions have fixed error 0xe0434352 for some users. Restoring Windows to an earlier date with System Restore might also fix the issue.
A repair install (or reinstall) of Windows can be a final resort if no other potential fixes resolve the error.
By following these steps, you should be able to get rid of any application errors on Windows 10, including error code 0xe0434352.
If you know of another solution to this error, let us know by leaving us a message in the comments section below.
FAQ: Learn more about Windows Application errors
- What is a Windows Application error?
A Windows Application error is an error that triggers when you try launching a program, preventing you from doing so.
- How can I fix a Windows Application error?
One surefire way of fixing any Windows Application error is to reinstall the program or reset your Windows PC.
- How can I prevent Windows Application errors?
One way to make sure you don’t face issues when launching a program is to make sure that you have the right architecture for your OS (x32 or x64).