I uninstalled v188.8.131.5240 and installed the latest version v184.108.40.20687.
I upgraded to the RC version v220.127.116.1129 and that did not help; Event Viewer produces the same error. The only thing that changes is the fault offset
v18.104.22.16840 fault offset is 0x00df0353
v22.214.171.12487 fault offset is 0x00e7032b or 0x00e9032b
v126.96.36.19929 fault offset is 0x009a032b
I have a copy of the machine before the vmware components were upgraded and the application runs fine there. I cannot use that old image and must upgrade the vmware components to address other bugs in the very near future.
This VM is a base image used to create clones used in a virtual desktop setting.
I found other references to the exception code but did not see a resolution. Often a debug version of the application was provided.
Faulting application name: WinSCP.exe, version: 188.8.131.5287, time stamp: 0x00000000 Faulting module name: unknown, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x00000000 Exception code: 0xc0000005 Fault offset: 0x00e9032b Faulting process id: 0x119c Faulting application start time: 0x01d72c8b9dac4651 Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\WinSCP\WinSCP.exe Faulting module path: unknown Report Id: 986178e7-368d-4b86-a163-0de452b34dc7 Faulting package full name: Faulting package-relative application ID: