Error code 5b4




When you launch Soundpad, then it automatically starts the additional executable SoundpadService.exe, which handles Hotkeys and Auto Keys. This error code is shown when Soundpad's attempt to connect to the service times out.


Kill the process SoundpadService.exe.

  1. Close Soundpad
  2. Open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc
  3. Switch to the Details tab
  4. Select SoundpadService.exe
  5. Click on End Process
  6. Start Soundpad

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