If on the screen of your computer displays the error message : “The application has failed to start correctly (0xc000007b)”, it is likely that you have tried to run a game like Fortnite or software and that a malfunction has occurred.
Generally, this occurs when there is a mixture of 32-bit and 64-bit Windows and applications.
Below you will find different methods that will help you to correct the error 0xc00000007b. You may need only a single technique, but in some cases, you may require a combination of both.
Restart your computer.
Our first tip is simply to restart Windows. If the problem persists, then implement the solutions that follow.
Update the .NET Framework.
In most cases, it is the repair tool Microsoft .NET Framework that is causing the problem. This program is essential for the operation of certain applications developed in .NET.
We then recommend that you download the update from the website of Microsoft, restart your PC, and try again to use your program or game.
Enable administrator rights.
Try to run your program with administrator rights. To do this, right-click on the application in question, in the drop-down menu select Properties. And then in the tab Compatibility, check the box Run this program as administrator “and confirm with OK.
Reinstall the application or game.
You can also try reinstalling the game or program you are trying to use.
To update Windows.
In many cases, Windows will automatically updates. To check if this is the case, enter it in the search bar for Windows (bottom left) Windows Update, it will be indicated that your device is up to date.
Use the utility Checkdisk.
The tool checkdisk (chkdsk) is used to check the integrity of your hard disk, and repair of logical errors in the system. To access it, you will need to open the command prompt (type cmd in the search bar of Windows) and type chkdsk c : /f /r.
If it is the primary drive of Windows that is in question, then you will be asked to schedule it to reboot. Checkdisk will conduct an analysis of your main disk and other drives.
Our final recommendation is to reinstall DirectX, it is a set of Windows drivers that allows applications and especially games to run directly with your audio and video equipment.
This relocation will depend on your version of Windows and DirectX, to do this, please refer to instructions from Microsoft (English).