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How to Fix Error 0xc00007b On Windows 10- 0xc000007b [SOLVED]

Written by Rohit Salve

How to fix error 0xc00007b aka 0xc000007b?

0xc00007b is a very popular error code because it occurs in a very different situation, but it is very famous as the error can be caused by the various application, almost all the applications. Before getting to know about how to fix this error, let’s see why this error has occurred and how it is displayed:

the application was unable to start correctly 0xc00007b

Windows operating system is built using C and C++, where each bit of the code is registered in 2 types of architecture in these days which is the 32-bit and 64-bit where all the application and software prepared for it is also going 6-bit only nowadays.

But it is very easy to alter the codings of a software from 32-bit to 64-bit, almost all the software have both 32 and 64-bit download options. So, you have to choose the right version to download the software. The 32-bit application does not work in 64-bit operating systems, but some application might work if the there is not complexity and some functions of the application may fail in the middle.

And most of the time when you try to install a 32-bit application in your 64-bit operating system, then the operating system throws an error code 0xc00007b or sometimes 0xc000007b. Now in this post, we will see how to fix this error.

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Fixing the Error 0xc00007b Error

Method 1 – Installing the required .NET Framework

This error can be fixed by installing the required .NET Framework, for an application to run perfectly in a Windows operating system, you will need to have the proper C++ visuals, NET Framework, Directx etc.

So, the main reason for 0xc00007b error to arise is due to the outdated version of.NET Framework. The .Net framework version is like 3.4, 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, etc. So, when this error occurs the same dialog box will prompt you to install the required .NET framework as the application is provided by Microsoft, or it will be in the help section.

Method 2 – Installing the latest version of Directx to fix error 0xc00007b

In order to fix 0xc000007b, you need to be updated with the DirectX too. You can check the version of DirectX you have installed on your computer. You can do the same by opening run by pressing the Windows key and R, now type in ‘dxdiag’ and at the bottom, you will have your DirectX version.


The latest version of DirectX is version 12 which is supported only by Windows 10, but DirectX 11 is supported in all windows version and installing it might fix the problem.

Method 3 – Install the Microsoft Visual C++

This is another supporting application required to run third party application and software, most of the windows function itself fails if this software is not present in your Windows OS. You can check whether all the applications of Microsoft Visual C++ is present or not by going to control panel and click on programs. Install it if not installed by default.

After trying these three methods the error 0xc00007b aka0xc000007b should vanish for sure. If you face any problem while fixing it feel free to comment below, we will sort it out.

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Rohit Salve

Hi I am Rupesh Salve. I am the owner and editor of this blog. I love tech and like to write about it.

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