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Application error 0xc0000135 can occur if there is a conflict between the third-party program installed on the computer. Windows sometimes gives you this error when you try to run an application that needs the .NET Framework but does not have the .NET Framework installed on your computer.


Since there are many alternatives that lead to the above problem, there are many solutions to fix the 0xc0000135 error. Most of the time, in earlier versions of Windows, it is created by the .NET framework.

If your system is riddled with registry errors and many system files are missing from your computer, error 0xc0000135 always shows up on your screen.

How to fix application error: The application failed to initialize correctly (0xc0000135).

Perform a clean boot


To fix error messages and other problems, you can start Windows with a minimum of drivers and boot programs. This type of commissioning is called a “clean boot”. A good start helps avoid software clashes.

Run a clean boot procedure and see if you have the issue.

  1. Click Start, type msconfig in the Start Search box, and press ENTER.
  2. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, enter the password or click Next.
  3. On the General tab, click Selective startup.
  4. Under Selective startup, clear the Load startup objects check box.
  5. Click the Services tab, select the Hide all Microsoft services check box, and click Disable all.
  6. Click OK.
  7. When prompted, click Restart.

After starting your computer, check if the issue is resolved.

Install/reinstall the .NET framework


There is an easy way to determine if this case was caused by a bug in your .NET framework.

  1. Click Start and go to Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, go to Add or Remove Programs or Programs and Features.
  3. check if some form of the .NET Framework is installed on your computer; otherwise, you must install the .NET Framework 1.1, found at this link.
  4. After the installation, you should be able to run your program.

If this is not the case:

Uninstall the .NET Framework from version 1.1 and reinstall it on your computer.

If uninstalling and reinstalling doesn't work, your last option would be to completely wipe and reinstall Windows (whatever version you're using) due to a possible issue with the registry entries for the .net framework.

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