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Windows 7: 0xc0000142 Application Error

02 Jul 2013   #1
Necromancer

windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
0xc0000142 Application Error

Hi,
I installed FreeYouTubeUploader and it worked fine until i closed it.
a moment later i tried to fire it up again just to get

Quote:
FreeYouTubeUploader.exe - Application Error
The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000142). click OK to close the application.
i did not reboot the system, can't think of something might of installed in this period of time.
running Win 7 Ultimate 32bit.

from reading other threads this problem seems to spread to other apps quickly, but so far i haven't run into anything else that doesn't work.

it does start from safe mode, which only makes it weirder.
i tried EventViewer but in the system log, it outputs the same text. it doesn't give any additional information.

i ran a full anti-virus and maleware scan, didn't come up with anything.

any help would be much appreciated.


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02 Jul 2013   #2
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Looks like you have a corrupted registry file. Download Ccleaner from here and install. Open Ccleaner and in the left column choose "Registry" and run that.

EDIT: just read this again and notice that in your profile you show you a running Win 7 Pro but in the post you say you are running Win 7 Ultimate. Have you just installed Ultimate?
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02 Jul 2013   #3
Necromancer

windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

unfortunately it didn't help.
ran Ccleaner on the registry, "fixed" all the issues (more like deleted all the bad keys), reinstalled FreeYouTubeUploader
same error.
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02 Jul 2013   #4
x BlueRobot

 

Welcome to the forums Necromancer,

Have you tried running a Startup Repair?

The error points to this 0xC0000142 STATUS_DLL_INIT_FAILED -

Code:
{DLL Initialization Failed} Initialization of the dynamic link library %hs failed. The process is terminating abnormally.
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02 Jul 2013   #5
Necromancer

windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Im running Ultimate and its not a new system.
This install is several years old and im trying to take good care of it.
I remember i first had problems with win 7, and i posted here for help, it could be i had pro then, and decided to go ultimate as a resault.

Also, my windows doesnt update automatically.
Updates are turned off. every now and then i update manually if needed. But if this problem is not explicitly mentioned in one of the updates then updating is no more then a shot in the dark to fix this problem.

Startup Repair requires the Win 7 disc, which apparently i left at my parents house when i moved.
i'll make sure to grab it when i go there...

I doubt that help though, as there is nothing wrong with the system otherwise. no startup problems or problems with other software.
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02 Jul 2013   #6
x BlueRobot

 

It will rule out any possible registry corruption, and I wouldn't turn off Windows Updates, they will provide many stability and security improvements for your system.
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02 Jul 2013   #7
Necromancer

windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

i have updated windows, installed all security updates.
i tried "clean boot", still same problem.

i don't understand how come it works in Safe mode, but not on normal.
i mean i know normal mode loads tons of additional stuff, but i mean, is there no way to trace down what exactly causing it using the fact it does work on safe mode as a reference point?
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02 Jul 2013   #8
x BlueRobot

 

I would attempt the Startup Repair as soon as possible, may I ask why you need the program? Why don't you just upload videos through the YouTube website?
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02 Jul 2013   #9
Necromancer

windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

i capture videos in HD, so i upload 2GB videos on a roughly 150Kb/s upload connection.
the regular youtube site is uploading much slower, and the connection usually breaks resulting in a massive waste of time.
i was skeptical at first too, but after trying it, i can honestly say its just much much faster and reliable then the youtube website upload.

so i would really want to get it back into working state, cus it seems right now i'll have to boot into safe mode for uploads :-(
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02 Jul 2013   #10
x BlueRobot

 

Okay thanks for explaining, again there may be some registry corruption.
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