"mkdepend.exe Has Stopped Working" Error While Building a Project in PSoC® Creator™ – KBA93735

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Question: The "mkdepend.exe has stopped working" error message appears while building a project in PSoC® Creator™. How do you work around this issue?

 

Answer:

The "mkdepend.exe has stopped working" error in PSoC Creator is likely caused by a compatibility issue between certain software products and the Microsoft® .NET Framework. The incompatible products include Citrix® Offline Plug-in and Citrix Virtual Memory Optimization Service. To resolve the issue, disable or remove the incompatible products and then run the following command from the Command Prompt (Administrator privileges required):

%windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\ngen.exe update /force

The following articles contain additional information about the problem:

Memory Optimizing Tools That Rebase DLL Load Addresses Cause .NET Applications to Crash with FatalExecutionEngineException

Citrix Virtual Memory Optimization Service can lead to .NET application corruption