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Windows 7: Driver Support has encountered a critical error

09 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1
Driver Support has encountered a critical error

This message pops up with startup now. Just happened in the last few days.

Here is the error report:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-16"?>
<logEntry xmlns:xsi="" xmlns:xsd="">
<exceptionType>System.MissingMethodException, mscorlib, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089</exceptionType>
<targetSite>Void a(DeviceStates)</targetSite>
<message>Method not found: 'Void DriversHQ.Common.Client.ClientConfigBase.RaisePropertyChanged(System.String)'.</message>
<stackTrace> at DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.UXState.a(DeviceStates A_0)
at DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.UXState.m()
at DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.UXState..ctor(String A_0, String A_1)</stackTrace>

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09 Jan 2015   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

Welcome to the forum erikb.

It appears you have installed a driver detection program.
Keep in mind it might of slipped in your system while you were downloading something else you wanted.

Here is what I found.

Official Home of Driver Detective - Your Most Trusted Driver Update and Driver Download Software

From your posted log.

<stackTrace> at DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.UXState.a(DeviceStates A_0)

I don't recommend any such program.

1. Do you want to keep this program?

2. What have you download lately that this program might of piggy backed?

3. If so where did you get the downloads from?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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