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Memory Access Violation : Some possible solutions in Tally 9

All of a sudden I faced this problem from many fronts. Two of my readers Mahesh and Felix posted me this problem in the blog voice and I was asked in Yahoo Answers too about what to do in case of Error Message "Memory Access Violation" Exiting Tally Tally Solutions. Its just like blue screen of Death in windows, you are thrown out of Tally and you are clueless what to do!!
I am presenting some common causes of this error message and its possible solutions. Applying these methods can help you but I would say that before doing anything just take a copy of your data on separate disk or folder for safety purpose.

The moment of occurrence of this problem can help us know why this problem is happening with our Tally. Lets examine case by case and their possible solutions.

When you start Tally, it immediately gives error and throws out of tally after giving the message.

The possible cause is that your default company is corrupted. Company needs to be repaired. Open tally.ini file and set Default Companies = No. Save the file and return to Tally. Come to company Info menu and press Ctrl+Alt+R to rewrite that company.

When you try to open my company it throws this error message.
That particular company is corrupted and needs repair. Perform the steps discussed above and if that doesn't help then check for screen resolutions, choose 16 bit high color with small fonts and check.

When you try to print some report or document from Tally, It gives this error message.

If this message is coming then check for printer drivers. Remove unwanted printer drivers or remove all drivers and install the one you need. Check the paper size of report from print configuration in F12. Try defining correct paper size. If problem persist then you can check after reinstalling Tally.

While rewriting company data it worth noting that company you are rewriting should not be open, specially in network environment.
If nothing is working then send a mail at or send me a message.


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Anonymous said...


This problem is something to do with vga driver. It works fine if vga driver is standard, and gives problem with 915 intel driver.

Unknown said...

I have tried all above mentioned remedies, but I am getting this message only when I am trying to make any changes / print / Export.

Anonymous said...


I faced this problem once.
It was due to bad printer driver. I deleted the driver and reinstalled and yo it worked like charm. But it took me 10 days to figure it out.

Any way I hope this post helps some 1, some where.

Good luck

Abhishek said...

Dear Tally Helper,

Thanks for your much needed info. Was of immense help.

Solved the problem


Abhishek said...

Dear Tally Helper,

Thanks for your much needed info. Was of immense help.

Solved the problem


kunjeer said...

Dear all,
I had a same problem. I realised this is due to bad printer driver. I unistalled this offile printer. It is immediatly started working fine.
Thanks and regards,
Giri Kunjeer

Vinod Kumar said...

I think this problem is also happen due to shortage of memery . Your solution is excellent for solve such problems . I have also refer same solution as mention in your tutorial .

sundeep said...

I want sales invoice as per my format paper size as like target A/C software can u tall as

Sumit said...

HI.........the problem is solved.......If you got this error in Tally.ERP..........

just delete all your printers from your printer list....................

then restart your will work.......

Rishi said...


I have maintained cost centres in tally 9. When I trying to open cost centre summary report, I am getting this memory access violation message.

Please advice.


Anonymous said...

Thanks buddy for your post....
I was terrified when i could not open my company in any system as i do not have any back up also but i tried the above simple steps and they worked magic for me

thanks for good work


jok 147 said...

where is tally.ini file in tallyerp 9

Anonymous said...

just extend the paging file size as my pf size was at its peak so just extended the pf size & now it is working fine.
Tally ERP 9

Anonymous said...

When I trying to open cost centre summary report, I am getting this memory access violation message.

Please advice.

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