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What to do when you see 0xc000007b in Windows 10

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“Unable to Start Correctly” is accompanied by an error code (0xc000007b). This error message is displayed when you try to open an app on Windows. This error message is usually displayed after an upgrade to Windows XP.
Try the following methods to get rid of this error.

Fix 1: Reboot your computer

If you get a “The app was unable to launch correctly” error, it could be a small problem in your system. Rebooting your computer will fix the 0xc000007b error.

Fix 2: Run your application under administrator

If you encounter a 0xc000007b problem, you can run your application as an administrator to see if it helps.

a) Right-click on the application that you wish to open. Then select Properties.

b) Click on the Compatibility tab. You can then run this program as an administrator. Next, hit OK.

c) Run your application to see if the error is fixed.

Fix 3: Reinstall your application

Sometimes, the application you wish to use may have a problem. You should first uninstall the application and then reinstall it. Run the program again and check if it solves your problem.

Fix 4: Reinstall Microsoft.NET Framework

Many times, the “The app was unable to launch correctly” error is caused by issues with Microsoft.NET framework. Microsoft’s.NET framework supports applications that use.Net technologies. It may be necessary to reinstall it in order to resolve the problem.

* Microsoft.NET Framework is an integral part of Windows 8/10. It cannot be removed or reinstalled manually. These steps may not be applicable to Windows 7 and earlier versions. Windows 10/8 users can update their Windows to install the latest.NET framework, if available.

a) Hold the Win + R keys. Hit OK and type “control”.

b) Scroll down in Control Panel to locate and open Programs & Features.

c) One click to uninstall any item that starts with “Microsoft.NET“. Follow the instructions to uninstall these items by clicking on Uninstall/Change.

d) Visit the Microsoft.NET Framework download site to download and install it.

Fix 5: Reinstall Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages

Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packaging is a runtime component that allows multiple applications to run. Many reasons can cause files in Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package to become corrupt. This can lead to the error 0xc000007b. This is why you will need to reinstall the components.

a) Open Programs & Features (as shown in steps a andb of the method)

b) Remove all items whose names are “Microsoft Visual C++2*** Redistributable”.

c) Visit Microsoft to download Visual C++ Redistributable packages.
Fix 6: Updating Windows

The most common problems can be fixed by updating your operating system. During the update, you can also upgrade certain features and programs, like DirectX and.NET Framework. You should update your operating system to see if it can fix your 0xc000007b issue.

Fix 7: Run check disk

Hardware issues can also cause the error, particularly if it is on your hard drive. Use Command Prompt to check if your disk is in error.

a) Click Start menu and type “cmd” Right-click Command Prompt and select Run As Administrator.

b) Enter “chkdsk c: /f /r”. This means that you will be checking and fixing C drive. You can also check the drive by replacing “c” with its letter. Follow the instructions to complete the procedure.

c) Next, check to see if it is resolved.

Fix 8: Switch to ChromeOS

Windows is an old technology. Windows 10 may be relatively new but it is still a very old operating system. It was created in a pre-internet era.

The internet, fast connections speeds, unlimited cloud storage and endless web apps (like Gmail and Google Docs), have made the Windows method of doing things obsolete.

This is why it’s a problem. Uncontrolled third-party software is a problem because it opens the door to malware and viruses. This problem is compounded by Windows’s insecure permission system.

Windows’s management of installed software and hardware is a problem. You can have’registry corruptions’ if your computer suddenly shuts down or uninstalls, updates, or closes an application. Windows PCs are known for slowing down and becoming unstable over time.

Because everything is installed and saved locally it takes a while before you run out disk space. Your disk becomes fragmented which makes everything slower and more unstable.

Most people think that the best way to fix Windows problems is to just get rid of it and switch to an easier, faster, safer, more reliable, cheaper, easier-to-use and more secure operating system.