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.NET Application may crash at startup for specific users if user.config file is corrupt

Source: Microsoft Support
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Action
A user starts an application.
Result


The application works fine for other users on the same machine, but for one user, the application crashes with an error entry in the event log like this:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: .NET Runtime 2.0 Error Reporting
Event Category: None
Event ID: 5000
Date: 07/22/2008
Time: 1:27:00 PM
User: N/A
Computer: <application_name>
Description:
EventType clr20r3, P1 <app_name>.exe, P2 4.0.5.0, P3 4880b494, P4 system.configuration, P5 2.0.0.0, P6 461ef187, P7 2cc, P8 1c, P9 ioibmurhynrxkw0zxkyrvfn0boyyufow, P10 NIL.
Cause
The user.config file may be corrupted.  This file is generally found in the folder
"...\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Application Data\<application_name>\...\user.config"
Resolution
Delete the user.config file and let the application recreate it.
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Article ID: 956762 - Last Review: 06/21/2014 15:17:00 - Revision: 2.0

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