[SOLVED] Xbox Game Bar loads but crashes with the following error event when I try joining a party ?

NathanWilker

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Faulting application name: GameBar.exe, version: 5.721.12013.0, time stamp: 0x61a7f69b
Faulting module name: xComms.dll, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x615e4c0e
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x00000000000444e4
Faulting process id: 0x2150
Faulting application start time: 0x01d81663c25678d2
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.XboxGamingOverlay_5.721.12013.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\GameBar.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.XboxGamingOverlay_5.721.12013.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\xComms.dll
Report Id: 90aa9123-3df3-4ed5-a44f-e6e5bce52f66
Faulting package full name: Microsoft.XboxGamingOverlay_5.721.12013.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
Faulting package-relative application ID: App

I've already tried reinstalling the game bar, xbox app and gaming services. Deleting all the files related to the xbox services in windowsapps. Checking for updates. Ran sfc /scannow, attempted using the windows troubleshooter. NOTHING works and I'm beyond frustrated. Please help!
 
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Does the XBox Console Companion also close?

i did find one other person with same problem, no solution - https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us...t-crashs/27874c76-c806-49bb-84ca-0922baae7979 from 2 years ago.

tells me its not a win 11 problem and more a Gamebar problem

Try a clean boot and see if it changes anything - make sure to read instructions and make sure NOT to disable any microsoft services or windows won't load right - https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/help/929135/how-to-perform-a-clean-boot-in-windows

it doesn't delete anything, just stops things running at startup. Easily reversed.

if clean boot fixes it, it shows its likely a startup program. You should, over a...

Colif

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Does the XBox Console Companion also close?

i did find one other person with same problem, no solution - https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us...t-crashs/27874c76-c806-49bb-84ca-0922baae7979 from 2 years ago.

tells me its not a win 11 problem and more a Gamebar problem

Try a clean boot and see if it changes anything - make sure to read instructions and make sure NOT to disable any microsoft services or windows won't load right - https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/help/929135/how-to-perform-a-clean-boot-in-windows

it doesn't delete anything, just stops things running at startup. Easily reversed.

if clean boot fixes it, it shows its likely a startup program. You should, over a number of startups. restart the programs you stopped to isolate the one that is to blame.
 
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