The instruction at 0x747f0fb0 referenced memory at 0x00000000.  The memory could not be written.

Posted on 2012-03-14
Last Modified: 2012-03-27
I'm experiencing the above error when I try to open nearly any program.  I ran 2 memory tests and all was fine

Any Ideas?
Question by:hrolsons
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What SQL/OS version/edition are you using and what Service Packs. Also can you check Services on that Windows 7 and stop SQL Server Service temporarily until you check to see if you can open any program without it running?
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Also check if  DEP(data execution prevention) is not enabled on your Windows 7
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SQL 2008/Windows 7 64-bit SP1

I will try to turn off DEP, but why would it work fine before today?
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Problem might be caused by some software that is not uninstalled properly like antivirus software.

Create a new user account and check ...user account might be corrupted.


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Turns out the hard drive failed.

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It worked.

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