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Windows 7: 0xc000007b Error on all programs in 'Win32' Folder

15 Sep 2014   #1

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0xc000007b Error on all programs in 'Win32' Folder

I've recently formatted and re-installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit today . I was also using the same Windows 7 Ult 64-bit before this newly installed OS . My RAM is 6GB .

The first thing I do was install Latest Version Nvidia Driver 340.52 as I'm using GTX 670.
I didn't install any updates through Windows Update . And I open certain games , only some works , and some shows up error "0xc000007b". Every games were working fine before this newly installed Windows 7.
Then I proceed to install all updates through Windows Update as I though it will fix the problem , but ugh , it didn't .

I had searched the whole solutions on the internet , below is the example site that everyone fixed their problem by using the various methods provided .
0xc00007b ERROR FIX - Configuration - Windows 7

Unlucky , none of them worked for me.
I've already done the following but still no luck as mentioned above :
- Installed all updates through Windows Update
- Installed .Net Framework
- Installed Visual C++ Redistribution x86(32-bit) & x64
- Re-installed the games many times
- Restarted many times
- Downloaded the 'dlls.rar' and copied 5 dlls to the System32 in Safe Mode.
- Run CHKDSK in cmd & restarted to repair files

After hours of searching for solution , I just realized that every programs that are located in 'Win32' folder will pop up this error.
(Examples : D:\Games\Goat Simulator\Binaries\Win32
D:\Games\Sanctum\Binaries\Win32 )

And I wondered maybe my 64-bit Windows 7 doesn't support 32-bit programs or am I missing some files for my windows's system ?

But those programs located in 'Win32' folder were able to be opened before this freshly re-installed Windows 7 OS. I don't know why all the solutions on the internet doesn't work for me .
I hope anyone can help me .

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15 Sep 2014   #2


You used the latest official installation media with SP1 for your licensed version?

Immediately after install, only install if necessary the network driver to get online and run all rounds of Important and Optional Windows Updates. This will provide the drivers WIn7 wants and patches to make it work correctly. I would only install programs after the Updates are done so you can test performance immediately to see if the problem persists. If not then continue installing programs with time after each one to test performance. This may resolve the issue or isolate the program that is causing the problem.

Do not modify or change any program install locations or any OS files or default settings until this is resolved, then test performance after each such change you make.

Other tips, tools and methods which work best for Win7 are in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 and same for retail.
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