An unhandled win32 exception occurred in crw32.exe [3076]

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

Starting Crystal Reports directly results in the following error message in a Visual Studio Just-In-Time Debugger dialog box:

"An unhandled win32 exception occurred in crw32.exe [3076]".


The Data Execution Prevention (DEP), a feature of Windows XP SP2 and later, is enabled.

Solution or Workaround

Turn off the DEP option. See the link to the Business Objects knowledge base article in the Related Information section for more information on this issue.

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