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Command Prompt crashes

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8 Pro

    Command Prompt crashes

    After upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8 everything seems to works fine except when I want to run command line applications from 3rd party programs. When this is happening the Windows 8 command prompt just stop working. I have to use many programs based on command prompt for web developing so this is really annoying for me.
    Some example:
    - When I try to use Jetbrains PHPStorm integrated command prompt to run custom commands like functional testing with phantomjs, a window appears that the Command Prompt stops and the task ends with "Process finished with exit code -1"
    - When I try to use LESS.JS compiling from a 3rd party application eg. WinLESS the effect is the same above
    - When I try to use nodejs based command line windows applications I get the command prompt stop message
    On the opposite: when I run the command prompt by myself, it seems to work well with command line applications like nodejs, the problem only appears when the command prompt triggered by a 3rd party application.
    I tried the following:
    - Using powershell instead of cmd
    - sfc /scannow multiple times
    - Run 3rd party applications with administrator rights
    - Disable Bitdefender Windows 8 security
    - Reset PATH variable
    The event manager application log for the cmd errors:
    HTML Code:
    <Event xmlns="">
            <Provider Name="Application Error" />    
            <EventID Qualifiers="0">1000
            <TimeCreated SystemTime="2013-01-21T12:18:30.000000000Z" />    
            <Security />    
            <Data />    
            <Data />    
    - Toshiba A500-1DN notebook
    - Windows 8 Professional after upgrading from Windows 7 Professional
    Please help me!

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    That should absolutely not happen, ever. Something must be corrupted in your system that SFC can't find.

    I'd do an OS Refresh.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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