How To Fix The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000142) Error 0xc0000142 can occur in any of the Windows versions and usually occurs when an application fails to properly initialize. The 0xc0000142 error is a highly annoying and common error which affects a variety of core Windows applications Causes: 0xc0000142 is an error caused by a malfunction or a corruption with the program you’re trying to use. Many people report seeing this error when trying to run “cmd.exe“ which is the DOS emulator program for your computer. Although this error does not specify the actual problem with the system or application in question, you can fix it using a standard method. The most typical reason why the 0xc0000142 error appears is down to corrupt or damaged files which the various applications you need use. These files are required for use by your computer and if they are damaged in any way, they’ll make your computer extremely unreliable and cause errors such as the 0xc0000142 error. Recommended Solutions: Program called “Search Protect” or “SW booster” (try to Uninstall ) Incorrectly switched reg key NVIDIA drivers (Update Or Reinstall ) Corrupted C++ installation (Try to Re install C++) Install DirectX 11 Install Microsoft .NET Framework Solution: After each step please check if the application error 0xc0000142 is still there or not. Step 1: Uninstall “Search Protect” or “SW Booster” or “Performance Optimizer” 1. Check the Window Control Panel 2. Select the installed program list 3. Choose and Uninstall “Search Protect” Step 2: Incorrect Registry Key a. Open Run Command by Hold Window key and R Button Then Type “Regedit” b. Go To Following Location in registry editor: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion \Windows\LoadAppInit_DLLs c. Double click LoadAppInit_DLLs and change the value from 1 to 0. d. Click OK to confirm and exit. Now run Your Software or Game. Step 3: Upgrade the drivers for your graphics card from the NVIDIA website, www.nvidia.com (or from your manufacturer's website) Step 4: Corrupt C++ Installations, install directX 11 and Microsoft .NET Framework If there is a C++ installation error, uninstall the C++ modules on the system and reinstall. Install directX 11 and microsoft latest .NET Framework. C++ download: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2977003 DirectX 11: https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=17431 .NET Framework: https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=30653 DirectX end user runtime installer: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=35 Step 5: Download and install Aio: http://sereby.org/site/downloads-AiO or https://www.sereby.org/site/downloads/All%20in%20One%20Runtimes This add-on integrates all important and current runtimes in a pack and offers a choice of what you want to install. Included are all the .NET Framework versions including hot fix. Step 6: Run the application in compatibility mode and always start the application as administrator. a. Right click on file (giving error 0xc0000142). b. Click on Properties. c. Click on Compatibility tab. d. Put a check mark on Run this program in compatibility mode for. e. Select the operating system to which the driver is available. f. Put a check mark on Run this program as an administrator under Privilege Level. g.Click on apply and then exit. Step 7: Run sfc /scannow command so it scans all protected system files and replaces incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions. a. Right click on the windows button. b. Click on the Command Prompt(admin). c. It will prompt so click on yes and the command prompt with admin rights will open. d. Type sfc /scannow and wait for the process to finish. That's it, I hope one of the step have worked for you as it has certainly worked for me, do tell me in comment what worked for you. Thank you for watching please like, comment and subscribe to How to channel.
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