[DV4mini] dv_serial.exe has stopped working

I'm experiencing the following issue where Windows 7(x86) is reporting that the "dv_serial.exe has stopped working" after a period of working just fine for days.

In order to correct the problem, I find that I have to uninstall the com port (usually com3) in Device Manager and "Scan for Hardware Changes"
I can then reload the DV4mini control panel, and it works once again for an indeterminate period of time.

Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
  Application Name: dv_serial.exe
  Application Version:
  Application Timestamp: 5601a45f
  Fault Module Name: dv_serial.exe
  Fault Module Version:
  Fault Module Timestamp: 5601a45f
  Exception Code: c0000005
  Exception Offset: 0000cb3b
  OS Version: 6.1.7601.
  Locale ID: 4105
  Additional Information 1: 0a9e
  Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
  Additional Information 3: 0a9e

  Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

Is anyone else having the dvserial.exe crash on them?


  1. Anonymous3/31/2016

    every few hours or days
    tried ALL versions of windows
    mike g4vpd

  2. I tired the firmware update on mine then all it does is scanning for usb stick and doesn't find it idk what to do now or if i killed it tried two windows machines and a pi with same results

  3. Same here!
    Tried on a 64bit W10: continues error on serial.exe (don't find dongle on USB)
    Tried on a 32bit W7: sometimes disconnected with serial.exe error (stopped)

  4. Same here. There has to be a solution somewhere out there.

  5. Mine has stopped working today. Driver is latest 64 bit (Win10) and firmware is latest. OS sees device but application just cannot find it.

    1. Modifique o IP de automático para fixo

    2. Modify the automatic IP for the fix

      (Modifique o IP de automático para fixo)


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