Fixing 0xc0150002 Application Error in Windows

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The Windows error code 0xc0150002 contains the error message “The application could not be started correctly”. This problem may be due to system file corruption.

0xc0150002 Application Error

This problem is sometimes also caused by problems with Microsoft Visual C++ if a required programming runtime environment is missing on your system. This error usually occurs on newly installed computers or laptops, especially if not all applications are installed, as these runtime files are usually installed with a variety of applications.

Follow the methods below and see if you can correct the application error 0xc0150002:

Install all upcoming Windows and driver updates.

Windows 10 continues the tradition of hardware compatibility by supporting a variety of devices available in the Windows ecosystem. Hardware detection, in particular, is an important part of the ready-to-use experience. The driver software that allows your hardware to operate by communicating with the operating system. In this article, we will look at installing and updating drivers under Windows 10.

Windows Update is the first step to solving the most common driver problems that can occur immediately after installing Windows 10.

Simply start it via Start > Settings > Update and Recovery and click Check for Updates.


May 2021 Update:

We now recommend using this tool for your error. Additionally, this tool fixes common computer errors, protects you against file loss, malware, hardware failures and optimizes your PC for maximum performance. You can fix your PC problems quickly and prevent others from happening with this software:

  • Step 1 : Download PC Repair & Optimizer Tool (Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista – Microsoft Gold Certified).
  • Step 2 : Click “Start Scan” to find Windows registry issues that could be causing PC problems.
  • Step 3 : Click “Repair All” to fix all issues.


Press Windows + R

Type : ms settings:windowsupdate

Press Enter

Click Check for Updates (make sure you have an active Internet connection).

Using the Microsoft Security Scanner

Microsoft Safety Scanner

Run the Microsoft Security Scanner and check your computer for malware infection.

Microsoft Safety Scanner is a free, downloadable security tool that enables on-demand scanning and helps remove viruses, spyware and other malware. It works with your existing antivirus software.

The security scanner only scans when manually triggered and is available 10 days after the download. We recommend that you always download the latest version of this tool before each scan.

How to perform a scan:

Download and open the Microsoft Safety Scanner tool.
Select the desired scan type and start scanning.
Check the scan results displayed on the screen. The tool lists all identified malware.

To delete this tool, delete the executable file (msert.exe by default).

If the error persists, there may be a problem with the DirectX runtime. You may also need to check this to completely correct this feared error.

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