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Windows 7: 0XC0000142 Error


13 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7-Home Premium
 
 
0XC0000142 Error

Hey there, first post.
Hopefully this is the right place to place this question.

Many times when I shut down my computer I get an error code: 0XC0000142 with a message about PCANUser.exe. It does not always happens, but happens maybe 75% of the time. Any idea what it could be and how I correct it?

Thanks for any help. I'm really liking this forum for Windows 7 better than the official Microsoft one.

-j


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13 Nov 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Hi. Welcome!

That's known as stop 0x142. You can read about it here.

If you'd like further help, this will be useful.
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13 Nov 2009   #3

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by floralelephants View Post
Hey there, first post.
Hopefully this is the right place to place this question.

Many times when I shut down my computer I get an error code: 0XC0000142 with a message about PCANUser.exe. It does not always happens, but happens maybe 75% of the time. Any idea what it could be and how I correct it?

Thanks for any help. I'm really liking this forum for Windows 7 better than the official Microsoft one.

-j
the file pcanuser.exe is part of a app read about it here PCANUser.exe (Rawether Non-Admin User Enabler)
the error code is just "the application failed to initialize correctly"

So if you have or had pcanuser. it is the cause

Hope this helps

Ken J
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24 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torrentg View Post
Hi. Welcome!

That's known as stop 0x142. You can read about it here.

If you'd like further help, this will be useful.
Hey torrentg

The error you're linking to is called "Stop 0x124".
I'm also pretty sure it isn't at all relevant.
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24 Dec 2009   #5

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

And FYI, torrentg is no longer a member of this forum...
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24 Dec 2009   #6
Microsoft MVP

 
 

Please note the "C" after the 0x in the STOP error.
These are a different class of error.
You can find more info (but not much) on this one here: BSOD Index

As this is a DLL initialization error - I'd guess that it's a problem with a dll used by PCANUser.exe
The starting place for a fix is to uninstall the program associated with PCANUser.exe

If that stops the BSOD's, then that was the cause. Reinstalling a freshly downloaded, Windows 7 compatible copy of the program can be done once the cause is determined.
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