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System.Windows.Markup.XamlParse exception when adding new account

Nov 8, 2010 at 3:12 PM

I've downloaded the latest version and when I click "Add new account", the application crashes. The problem comes from the AddAccountDialog.xaml file. Has anyone already had this problem?

Nov 8, 2010 at 7:24 PM

Thomas, so far we can't repro this. If anyone else is having the same problem, please let us know.

Nov 27, 2010 at 6:54 AM

Exact same problem: click on "Add new account" after installation, and application closes. I can repro this on a Windows Server 2003 Web Edition + .NET 4 on a virtual machine if interested. I also have two error report CABs of the crashes.

Nov 28, 2010 at 11:24 PM

plexus, I think your problem is operating system version - the Windows Azure SDK doesn't support Windows Server 2003, you need one of the following; Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, or Windows 7.

thomas_leroy, since I haven't been able to reproduce the problem I'm wondering if your issue is also a matter of operating system. Which version of Windows are you running on?


Feb 21, 2011 at 2:41 PM


I have the same problem on a Windows 7 64bit machine. After opening the application and clicking "Add Account", a click or key press in one of the text fields in the storage account dialog will crash the application with the following exception:

FatalExecutionEngineError was detected

Message: The runtime has encountered a fatal error. The address of the error was at 0xe26c6f80, on thread 0x1d1c. The error code is 0xc0000005. This error may be a bug in the CLR or in the unsafe or non-verifiable portions of user code. Common sources of this bug include user marshaling errors for COM-interop or PInvoke, which may corrupt the stack.

I get that exception message when running the application in debug mode from Visual Studio 2010 on the latest source code for Azure Storage Explorer.

I am running it without problems on my Windows 7 64bit laptop.

Best regards,


Dec 20, 2011 at 1:54 PM


I also have the problem on Win Svr 2008 x64 environment. WinDbg reports:

(f8c.f90): CLR exception - code e0434352 (first chance)CLR exception type: System.IO.FileFormatException
    "The image format is unrecognized."
(f8c.f90): CLR exception - code e0434352 (first chance)CLR exception type: System.Xaml.XamlObjectWriterException
    "Provide value on 'System.Windows.Baml2006.TypeConverterMarkupExtension' threw an exception."
ModLoad: 000007fe`ed340000 000007fe`ed42a000   D:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\diasymreader.dll
(f8c.f90): CLR exception - code e0434352 (!!! second chance !!!)
CLR exception type: System.Windows.Markup.XamlParseException
    "Provide value on 'System.Windows.Baml2006.TypeConverterMarkupExtension' threw an exception."

Feb 23, 2012 at 7:13 AM

i Have installed window azure explorer in window server 2008 when i an trying to open the explorer i am getting below error

Description:  Stopped working
Problem signature:  Problem Event Name: CLR20r3

  Problem Signature 01: azurestorageexplorer.exe 

Problem Signature 02: 

Problem Signature 03: 4dc5aef1 

Problem Signature 04: PresentationCore 

Problem Signature 05: 

Problem Signature 06: 4ba1f865 

Problem Signature 07: 44dd 

Problem Signature 08: 47 

Problem Signature 09: System.IO.FileFormatException  OS Version: 6.0.6001. 

Locale ID: 1033