How can I solve the 0xc000007b problem

0xc000007b - The application could not start correctly

The Error code 0xc000007b is extremely common and occurs at startup or when using a wide variety of programs. The Error 0xc000007b is not related to faulty Windows updates or certain Windows versions, it can occur anytime and anywhere.

Therefore, the solutions usually do not relate to the software that uses the Error 0xc000007b cause, but in most cases it is a Windows problem. We would like to see you here below different approaches for the error code0xc000007b point out.

Incidentally, Microsoft also calls this error code "STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_FORMAT„.

Eliminate error code 0xc000007b

Before we show you how you can eliminate the error, we will show you the on the following figure Original error message 0xc000007b.

You should go through the following measures to eliminate the error.

Install pending Windows updates

First you should check whether there are any Windows updates pending for your Windows version and install them. You should definitely make sure that all important Windows updates installed and then test again whether the error code 0xc000007boccurs again in the affected application.

Eliminate .Net Framework problems

The .Net Framework is often the cause of the0xc000007b message. Some time ago we went into the possibilities in detail, we will give you a "broken“Can repair .Net Framework.

You can find all the necessary information about this in our article "Repair the .Net Framework with the .Net Framework repair tool from Microsoft". After the repair, you should definitely restart your PC and test whether the error message0xc000007b continues to occur.

Check Windows component store for errors

If none of the previous measures have brought any improvement, you should Check Windows component store for errors and then have them eliminated automatically.

This store contains all Windows system files and libraries and can be automatically repaired by the following command.

However, this command is necessarily in a Start command prompt with administrator rights Is provided.

As you can see in the picture, the Windows system files checked for correctness and completeness and any errors found are rectified immediately. After a restart you should check whether the error code 0xc000007b still occurs. If necessary, this process can also be repeated several times.

If you prefer to carry out the same process via DISM or PowerShell, you will find all the information you need in our article "Repair Windows component stores with DISM and PowerShell commands„.

Reinstall Visual C ++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio

The Visual C ++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio are often the problem and cause the error code 0xc000007b.

For this reason, you should "Latest supported downloads for Visual C ++“Download and install the current Visual C ++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio.

We hope that we can help you eliminate the Error codes 0xc000007b could help. If this is not the case, please leave a comment and we will try to help you.

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