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Applications crash when automated by a UI Automation client app/tool in Windows RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I am using an Automation tool for the automation of my Windows application.
    But my application crashes when I run automation tests.

    I tried to debug the application and found that it is related to the access violation exception in UIAutomationCore.dll

    I have some logs:

    First chance exceptions are reported before any exception handling.
    This exception may be expected and handled.
    UIAutomationCore!GetProviderEventInfo+0x33e8a:
    6946116a 8b400c          mov     eax,dword ptr [eax+0Ch] ds:002b:0000000e=????????

    But I am not able to decipher it.

    Could you please help me with this?

    I have searched on internet and I found this information relevant: https://support.microsoft.com/en-in/help/3005770/applications-crash-when-automated-by-a-ui-automation-client-app-in-win

    But I do not know, how to get the HotFix. 

    For your information, I am using Windows 10.

    Thank you in advance.

    Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:07 PM

All replies

  • I don't think the hotfix is applicable to Windows 10.  Furthermore, the referenced article links to this - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/this-hotfix-is-no-longer-available-24b7929a-eacd-c259-f6fa-d626aad3236a
    Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:57 PM
  • Hi,

    Thank you for the reply.

    Apart from this hotfix, is there any other way to fix this issue?

    Thank you in advance.

    Thursday, October 29, 2020 4:33 AM
  • Hi NavnathK,
    The Visual C# forum discusses and asks questions about the C# programming language, IDE, libraries, samples, and tools.
    For questions about Windows, please go to Microsoft Q&A forum and you can get more professional answer.
    Thank you for your understanding.
    Best Regards,
    Daniel Zhang


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    Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:28 AM