The Application was unable to start correctly 0xc0000142

The error 0xc0000142 is shown on your computer when you try to launch a program. This error code is shown a long with the message that says

The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000142).

Below is the simple fix, that I was able to


Running the application in compatibility mode solves many issues. Here are the steps to enable compatibility mode.

  1. For this purpose you have to right-click the application.
  2. Head over to the properties. Go to the compatibility tab.
  3. From there you can enable the compatibility option and select the windows type.
  4. Apply the changes and check whether the problem has resolved or not.


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