I get an error 0xc0000005 at boot up and when I try to open a program


Good afternoon

So when my laptop starts up I get this error box several times: "The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000005). Click OK to close the application."

I get the same error whenever I try to open a program, like Chrome, Opera, Skype, antivirus programs. Internet Explorer opens, but it closes itself straight after.

I tried a Clean Boot, but with no luck.

Worth to notice is that yesterday at shutting down some windows updates were installed and today I started getting this error after the windows updates were configured at boot up.

What should I do ? Anyone has a fix to this issue?

asked on Super User Aug 15, 2013 by Liviu Bush

1 Answer


Looks like there is an issue with the Update KB2859537 which was released at this patchday. Post in the topic in the MS Answers forum:


and hope for some help and remove the Updates as a workaround.

answered on Super User Aug 15, 2013 by magicandre1981

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