UXSPI may pop a message 'cimprovagt.exe has stopped working' - IBM Servers


RETAIN tip: H21489


When updating with UpdateXpress System Pack Installer (UXSPI) 9.40, the following message may pop up:

  cimprovagt.exe has stopped working

Affected configurations

The system is configured with at least one of the following:

  • UpdateXpress Service Pack Installer, any version

This tip is not system specific.

This tip is not option specific.

Note: This does not imply that the network operating system will work under all combinations of hardware and software.

Please see the compatibility page for more information:


The system has the symptom described above.


This behavior will be corrected in UXSPI 9.41.

The target date for this release is scheduled for third quarter 2013.

The file is or will be available by selecting the appropriate Product Group, type of System, Product name, Product machine type, and operating system on IBM Support's Fix Central web page, at the following URL:




It will not affect UXSPI functions, the compare and update process will continue.

Additional information

The message 'cimprovagt.exe has stopped working' may pop up in UXSPI during update or compare, but it will not affect UXSPI functions.

Users can ignore this warning message.

Applicable countries and regions


Document id:  MIGR-5093278
Last modified:  2013-07-16
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