Error 0xc0000142 :The application was unable to start correctly

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Whenever I try to install a computer tools or applications, an error message encounters, pasted below as a screen shot.

The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000142)

pctsSvc.exe – Application Error

The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000142). Click OK to close the application.

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Error 0xc0000142 :The application was unable to start correctly

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Hello Hanley,

Thanks for sharing your problem with us, you can use command prompt to solve your problem. To solve your problem using command prompt just follow the following steps:

1. If you are using windows 7 then press window button + R run window will open type cmd.

2. In the command prompt window just type "sfc /scannow" without quotes. "sf/scannow" command will scan your computer and it will replace damaged version with correct version.

I hope this will solve your problem.

Thanks.

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