VST Connect Problems

I installed VST Connect SE on the client machine but every time I launch it it crashes with the following entry in event viewer. I am on Window 8 64bit. Any ideas?

Faulting application name: VST Connect SE Performer.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x50c4a688
Faulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 6.2.9200.16451, time stamp: 0x50988950
Exception code: 0xe06d7363
Fault offset: 0x00014b32
Faulting process id: 0x2064
Faulting application start time: 0x01ce26c2dd88bd12
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steinberg\VST Connect SE Performer\VST Connect SE Performer.exe
Faulting module path: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\KERNELBASE.dll
Report Id: 1fb43b6c-92b6-11e2-be82-e922a6698f7f
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:

Perhaps the audio driver?
I tried it on Win7 pro x64 with the ASIO4ALL driver and it worked fine.