How to Solve Error Code 0xc000007b?

If you see Error Code 0xc000007b message: ‘The application could not start correctly’ is probably because you are trying to run a game or program and there is something that is not correct.

Below are several methods, most of which are simple, that you can use to try to fix the error 0xc000007b. You may only need one, but in some cases, you will need a combination of them.

Simultaneously, you will usually see this error when there is a combination of 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows and applications.

Solutions for Application Unable to Start Correctly Error Code 0xc000007b:

Solution 1. Restart your computer to fix the Error Code 0xc000007b

Firstly, try is to restart Windows. Sounds too simple, but sometimes it produces results.

2. Update the .NET framework

In most cases, it is the Microsoft .NET Framework that causes the problems. You can download the latest version of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Similarly, when installed (or reinstalled) restart and try your application or game again.

3. Enable administrator rights

First, Try to run the game or application with administrator rights. To do so, right-click on the shortcut or the real executable of the game, select Properties, and open the Compatibility tab. Finally, check the box ‘Run this program as an administrator and click OK.

4. Reinstall the application or game.

However, you can uninstall and reinstall the game or program you are trying to run, simple but sometimes the fastest and most effective way to get rid of the error.

5. Update Windows to fix Error Code 0xc000007b

In many cases, Windows will update automatically. But to verify it, go to the Control Panel and look for ‘Windows Update‘.

In later versions, including Windows 10, you can open the new Settings application (just look for the Start menu or click on the gear icon that appears just above the Windows logo when you click in the lower-left corner of the screen.

Similarly, in the Settings application, click Update and security, then you should see a button to check for updates:

6. Run ChkDsk

Firstly, run chkdsk by opening cmd (look for it or press Win + R).

After that, in the window type “chkdsk c: / f / r”.

For instance, if it is the main Windows disk, it will ask you to program it for the next boot. When you reboot, you will perform a check before reaching the login screen. Partitions or other units can also be verified in this way.

7. Reinstall DirectX

This may be the solution for games that do not load. The way to do it depends on your version of Windows and the version of DirectX you need. There are complete instructions on the Microsoft website.

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