GOG WC4DVD not working in Windows 8.1

Benjamin Wong

Hello All,

I recently got my hands on a WC4 from GOG to rekindle old memories. However it does not work. It just simply stops working.

Perhaps you guys can help look into fixing this?

Here are the errors in the windows Logs
Faulting application name: wc4dvd.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x341eb4be
Faulting module name: unknown, version:, time stamp: 0x00000000
Exception code: 0xc000041d
Fault offset: 0xffff11d9
Faulting process id: 0x3a3c
Faulting application start time: 0x01cf9f78678e748c
Faulting application path: C:\GOG Games\Wing Commander IV\wc4dvd.exe
Faulting module path: unknown
Report Id: a69037ab-0b6b-11e4-beba-240a646ed2fa
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:
Fault bucket , type 0
Event Name: APPCRASH
Response: Not available
Cab Id: 0
Problem signature:
P1: wc4dvd.exe
P3: 341eb4be
P4: StackHash_7405
P6: 00000000
P7: c000041d
P8: PCH_62_FROM_DWRAP+0x00001E11
Attached files:
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Analysis symbol:
Rechecking for solution: 0
Report Id: a69037ab-0b6b-11e4-beba-240a646ed2fa
Report Status: 97
Hashed bucket:


WC EXE archaeologist
Try downloading this fix and see if it helps: https://www.wcnews.com/news/2013/12/26

I'm currently on vacation, so away from most of my WC-stuff, but when i get back to Portugal i'll be glad to help you through this if the problem persists.
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