In case you come across the following error – ‘The application was unable to start correctly’ it’ may be due to the program or any game you are trying to use has some issues.
The solutions mentioned in this article are simple and you can try them to fix the error 0xc000007b.
You may have to try one or two of them even depending upon your needs. You may also need combination of thee solutions
Ideally you get this error when there is a jumble of 32-bit & 64-bit versions of your Windows & applications.
Restart your PC
Firstly, restart your Windows. Yes, you may feel it is such a simple solution but it works many times giving the results you are looking for.
Update – .NET framework
Microsoft dot NET framework is the reason for this error.
Download – (.NET framework) latest version and once done reboot and then try to access your game/app again.
Enable – Administrator rights
Try to run game/application with the admin rights. You can to it by right clicking on shortcut or exe available for the game, choose – Properties and then open -Compatibility tab.
Check the box -‘Run this program as an administrator’ and now click – OK.
Reinstall the app or game
You can also try re-installing the game or program you’re trying to run – simple but sometimes very effective.
Mostly, Windows checks the update automatically and in order to check manually too you can move to control Panel and then look for -Windows Update
In Windows 10, you just can open -new Settings app which can be found on clicking Start menu.
In Settings app, simply click -Update & Security after which you will see a button available to check updates
Run chkdsk. Just open – cmd
In command window type “chkdsk c: /f /r”.
In case it is main windows disk, you will be asked to set it for the very next boot. Once you restart, it will carry out a check prior to display the login screen. Partitions/other drives can be checked too following the same method.
In order to reinstall it the method differs based on which Windows version and DirectX version you want.