• February 22, 2024

Solution for INVALID_DATA_ACCESS_TRAP error in Windows 10, 11

Today we have another GSOD (Green Screen of Death) in our analysis, but maybe a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death). This time with the code INVALID_DATA_ACCESS_TRAP. It occurs when trying to update the Windows operating system. At what it can appear both in Windows 11 after some time of using it, and when trying to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11. The process can hang at any percentage and restarting again also leads to failure. We managed to find out the true cause of the error, from which the solutions logically follow. By the way, sometimes it is connected with STOP code 0x00000004.


The real cause of the problem in all cases known to us (more than 10 reports analyzed) is third-party software. Quite often we are talking about drivers for all kinds of peripherals connected via USB. However, even more often the problem is in video players. For some unknown reason, the services of some programs that work with media content prevent the normal update of Windows 10, 11. Everything else mentioned by various sites with instructions is not confirmed either in user reports or on forums.


There is one way that is almost guaranteed to allow you to upgrade – this is the transition to safe mode. Since GSOD, BSOD is associated with software, regardless of its type, running in this mode should work. However, this is not a very convenient solution, so now we will look at all the software that appeared in INVALID_DATA_ACCESS_TRAP.

Solutions for the INVALID_DATA_ACCESS_TRAP error:

  • Uninstall sound drivers. This is easily done through the “Device Manager”, which is displayed in the menu, which can be called up by the Win + X combination. It is known that GSOD can cause Realtek Audio Driver and FiiO USB Audio Driver. You can not even delete them, but temporarily disable them at the time of the update, and then return them back.
  • Disable or remove video players. Very often, a message with the INVALID_DATA_ACCESS_TRAP code pops up due to Plex Media Server, less frequently due to AverMedia, but may be a consequence of the work VLC, OBS. It is enough to open the “Control Panel”, select the “Administration” – “Services” tab and right-click to disable all of the video players installed on the computer. Pay particular attention to the ones listed above.
  • Removing other problematic software. Some reports have mentioned other programs, the removal of which helped return the system to normal. It’s about SVLoadSense, mySQL Workbench and MySQLServer. Sometimes it pops up AVG and Avast – antivirus applications from a third-party developer.
  • Disable all extraneous USB hardware. If it’s the driver of the sound card, headphones, capture cards and other connected peripherals, disabling it at the time of the update should work.

Based on the information that users have given us in their messages, we have high hopes that these actions will work. Most likely, one of the above will help to defeat the INVALID_DATA_ACCESS_TRAP error in Windows 10, 11. However, your comment can help make the article even more useful and informative. Please feel free to describe your situation. Help us all find better solutions.

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