I'm trying to do the SDL tutorial here http://lazyfoo.net/SDL_tutorials/lesson03/windows/msvsnet2010e/index.php
I did everything they asked me to do, everything built correctly, but when I tried to run the executable, I always get the error: "application was unable to start correctly 0xc000007b"
I'm using Win7 on a mac (bootcamp), with visual stdio 2010 professional
If you have placed SDL.dll under
\SysWOW64 like the tutorial says, doing this may work:
Download SDL.dll (Runtime Libraries > Win32, not the 64-bit version*) and place it in the project folder where the .exe file is located.
E.g. if the project location is
C:\myproject, place the SDL.dll at
Then you can remove SDL.dll from
\SysWOW64. This can also prevent version conflicts, like the tutorial suggests.
*) I'm on 64-bit Windows 7, and the 64-bit version of SDL.dll didn't work for me.
Ensure that the SDL.dll (or SDL2.dll) that the .exe loads (from its own directory, or from a Windows system directory) matches the SDL.lib that it was linked with. Examples:
This applies to any version of Visual Studio, 32 or 64 bit, and any of Lazyfoo's tutorials.
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