Windows 10 error 0xc0000142 is, along with Bad System Config Info error, one of the most common in Microsoft's system. The problem is a question usually occurs when opening a certain application with the message "The application could not start correctly 0xc0000142". Applications and programs such as Fortnite or Word (Microsoft Office) are the most problematic in this regard. The origin of the problem in question, as is usual, can be due to several reasons. Depending on the nature of the error, we will apply one solution or another. A few weeks ago we taught you to enter the safe mode of Windows 10 if it does not start. Today we will see the solution to error 0xc0000142 through five simple methods .
Solution 1 to Windows 10 error 0xc0000142
The first method to fix Windows 10 error 0xc0000142 is based on disabling all non-Microsoft services .
To do this, we will go to the Windows 10 Start search bar and search for the System Settings application . Once inside, we will go to the Services tab and enable the option to Hide all Microsoft services .
Finally we will give Disable all and click on Apply. Now we just have to restart Windows 10 and automatically the error will have disappeared.
Solution 2 to Windows 10 error 0xc0000142
In the event that the above has not worked for us, we will have to resort to the SFC tool through the Windows CMD to solve the problem .
The first step to do this will be to open the Windows CMD by typing the same name in the Start menu. To use the SFC command, we will have to open the program by right clicking on it and selecting Run as administrator .
Next, we will enter the following command:
- sfc / scannow
Now the tool will search for all system errors and repair them automatically. When it's finished, we'll restart the computer for the changes to take effect.
Solution 3 to Windows 10 error 0xc0000142
If the previous two methods have not worked, the next step to fix Windows 10 error 0xc0000142 is based on going to the Windows Registry.
Accessing it is as simple as pressing the Windows + R keys at the same time and typing the word REGEDIT in the Run window .
Once we are inside, we will access the following route:
- Computer \ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ Windows
Inside the Windows folder, we will look for the file LoadpApInit_DLLs , we will right click on it and click on the Modify option.
Finally, we will change the Value data value from 1 to 0 and save the changes. Finally we will restart the computer so that the changes are applied correctly.
How to fix Fortnite error 0xc0000142
As we have anticipated at the beginning of the article, Fortnite is one of the games that causes more errors of this type. The solution in this case is based on deleting the Certificates folder that we can find in the following path:
- Program Files \ Epic Games \ Fortnite \ Fortnite Game \ Binaries \ Win64 \ EasyAntiCheat
In the event that it does not work, we will have to update our version of Windows 10 . We can download the Windows 10 Updater through this link.
How to fix Microsoft Office error 0xc0000142 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint…)
Along with Fortnite, the Microsoft Office suite in all its programs (Excel, Word, Access etc.) usually throws errors of type 0xc0000142.
Microsoft has already identified the problem and fixed the bug in question in the latest Office update. To update the suite, we will only have to follow the following route within one of the Office programs.
- File \ Account \ Update Options \ Update Now
When Office updates successfully, we will restart and now yes, the error will be gone forever.