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Windows 7: Error SidebySide when running Application

06 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Error SidebySide when running Application

i have 2nd Notebook , and when i want run some application , there's error like this

"The Application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail"

there's any solution ?

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06 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

Hi sle3pingz

Try to run a SFC /scannow

Open up an elevated command prompt . Click on the button type CMD inside the Search programs and files box right click on CMD under Programs (1) choose Run as administrator

Note   Note
Command Prompt opens to C:\Windows\System32>_


SFC /scannow
Press [ENTER] after you typed in the command .
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06 Apr 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Windows resource protection did not find any integrity violations ?
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07 Apr 2013   #4


Try un-installing the app, re-boot, and re-install it. Doing that might get the WINSXS (Side by side) folder back in synch with the app. But it probably won't - WINSXS problems are very difficult to fix.

You will likely have to either restore the laptop to it's original configuration or do a re-install of Windows itself.
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07 Apr 2013   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

If a reinstall does not fix it, it's likely you need the correct C++ package with the missing dll's

I would start with the 2010 package, but there are 2008, 2005, etc.

Download Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x64) from Official Microsoft Download Center

You could use Dependency Walker to find which files are missing

Dependency Walker (depends.exe) Home Page

A Guy
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