Steps To Fix Mediahub.exe – Application Errors

What is mediahub.exe?

The mediahub.exe process is associated with the Sonic Digital Media LE v7 sofware. This software is used for playing audio and video files as well as for burning CDs/DVDs.

Besides Sonic, the mediahub.exe process is also associated with multimedia products of another company called, Roxio. Often, Sonic Digital Media LE v7 comes preinstalled on computers, especially on systems manufactured by Dell and Acer.

File Information

By default, the mediahub.exe file is located in a subfolder of C:\Program Files\Common Files. The most common size of this file is 2,293,760 bytes. You may also find the mediahub.exe file in 2,314, 240 bytes.

Mediahub.exe errors on Dell Computers

Dell users may come across the following mediahub.exe error messages when they close Sonic Digital Media after installing Windows Media Player version 11:

Error Message 1

?Mediahub.exe – Application Error, The instruction at "0x0075001f" referenced memory at "0x01ac791b". The memory could not be "written".
Click on OK to terminate the program?

Error Message 2

?Mediahub.exe – Application Error, The instruction at "0x00a8ac2f" referenced memory at "0xf8a8adb6". The memory could not be "written". Click on OK to terminate the program?.

Error Message 3

?Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library, Runtime error!
Program:…common Files\Sonic Shared\Sonic Central\Main\Mediahub.exe, R6025 -pure virtual function call?

Cause of the Errors

These errors occur due to incompatibility issues between Dell?s copy of Sonic Digital Media with that of Windows Media Player 11.

Resolution Steps

Sonic has released a patch, which Dell users can download and install to repair the Mediahub.exe errors. To achieve this, perform the following steps:

Notes: The following patch applies only to ?Dell computers? that use Windows XP (SP2) and have Sonic Digital Media Version SC 204 installed. If you do not use a Dell computer or have a different Windows operating system installed on your Dell machine, then do not perform the below steps. Also, if you are not using Digital Media Version SC 204 then do not download the fix listed below.

  1. Click here to download the patch.
  2. Next, click the Save button and save the exe file on your desktop.
  3. Double-click on the file to launch the patch installer and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the updation process.
  4. Restart your PC.

Mediahub.exe errors on Non-Dell computers

Users who do not use Dell computers but use Sonic Digital Media LE v7 sofware may encounter the following mediahub.exe errors:

Error Message 1

Program C:\…….\CommonFiles\Sonic Central\Main\Mediahub.exe
R6025 -Pure Virtual Function Call?.

Error Message 2

?The instruction 0x0036b090 referenced Memory at 0x0025f5d0. The memory could not be written?.

Error Message 3

?The instruction 0x06f000 referenced memory at 0x006f000. The Memory could not be read?.

Cause of the Errors

These Mediahub.exe errors occur due to the following reasons:

  • Xml.dll file is not registered.
  • Sonic Digital Media LE v7 software is having compatibility issues with Windows Media Player 11.

Resolution Method

Depending on the cause of the mediahub.exe error, perform any of the following steps to fix these issues:

Register xml.dll file

  1. Click the Start menu and select the Run command.
  2. Type regsvr32 msxml3.dll and click OK.

    The msxml3.dll will be registered on the computer.

  1. Finally, restart your computer.

Uninstall Windows Media Player 11 and install version 10

If the error is arising due to compatibility issues between Windows Media Player 11 and Sonic Digital Media LE v7 software, perform the following steps to fix the issue:

  • Go to Start, click Control Panel and select Add or Remove Programs.
  • Locate and Select Windows Media Player 11 and click on the Remove button.
  • Restart your computer.
  • Next, click on the Microsoft website to download Windows Media Player 10.

Note: If you find it difficult to uninstall Windows Media Player 11, you may use a reliable third-party program uninstaller, such as Perfect Uninstaller, to remove the software from your computer.

Many mediahub.exe errors may also occur if your system is infected with malware. Malicious programs, such as virus and worms are known to edit reference points of this file in the registry causing recurring mediahub.exe errors.

To prevent mediahub.exe errors due to malware infection, install reliable antimalware tools, such as STOPzilla Antivirus and Spyware Cease on your PC. Configure these tools to scan your PC and update regularly to ensure that you are secure against the latest infections.

Besides malware infection, another major cause of mediahub.exe and other exe errors is registry issues. This is why we recommend you regularly scan your system registry using advanced registry cleaning software, such as RegServe, to remove the invalid and corrupt entries from within it.