How I Fixed “Vegas Pro Has Stopped Working” & “Unmanaged Exception 0xc0000005” Errors

Sony Vegas pro is a well known Video editing software. Downloading and installing Sony Vegas pro is easy, but then we see this error that says “Vegas Pro Has Stopped Working”. If you look into the details, it will show you “Unmanaged Exception 0xc0000005” as the problem. You can solve this problem by following the steps mentioned below.

Method 1: Disabling the AMD adapter.

Step 1: Go to control panel

Step 2: Click on Hardware and sound Option

Step 3: Click on Device Manager

Step 4: Click on Display Adapters

Step 5: Now from the dropdown, right click on the AMD adapter and disable it

Step 6: Try opening the software again. The problem should be solved.

Alternatively, if you have updates available for drivers, try updating them to solve the issue. Even if the problem persists. Disable the AMD adapter.

Method 2: Disabling other VPN internet connections

For all those who do not have two adapters or did not have adapter related issues then you should try this method.

Step 1: Go to “Control Panel

Step 2: Click on “Network and Internet

Step 3: Under “Network and Sharing Center”, select “View network status and tasks

Step 4: In the Left column, click on “Change Adapter Settings” 

Step 5: Now, leave the main Ethernet connection as it is and start disabling the remaining connections by right-clicking on them.

Step 6: After you have disabled all the Ethernet connections keeping you main connection as it is, now try running Sony Vegas pro. It shall work now.

Method 3: Removing a file from “system 32

Step 1: Go to “File explorer

Step 2: click on “OS(C:)

Step 3: Then click on “Windows

Step 4: Go to “System 32” folder

Step 5: Search for “vorbis.acm

Step 6: Move this file onto your desktop

Step 7: Now try opening Sony Vegas pro,  it shall work

Other Solutions:

  1. Uninstalling and reinstalling Sony Vegas pro, also works in some cases

  2. Uninstalling Quicktime/itunes works for some.

  3. Go to Sony Vegas pro’s properties and under compatibility select windows 7 mode. Protection Status

Shubham Agarwal

Shubham Agarwal is a Tech Maniac and a Gadget Freak. He is mostly interested in coding and programming apps, computer software and teaching people tricks that they can implement in their day to day life.

One thought on “How I Fixed “Vegas Pro Has Stopped Working” & “Unmanaged Exception 0xc0000005” Errors

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    Thank you! Helped second method. I was unpleasantly surprised such amount of connections.
    I tried different ways to fix it but anything does not work. It is strange that at first sight single problem have too many reasons and respectively differnt solutions.

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