How can you fix AutoCAD 2015 0xc0000142 error?
We have been getting some cases in which AutoCAD 2015 would not launch. The error is:
The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000142). Click OK to close the application.
To solve this problem, we needed to use an advanced Windows Sysinternals Tool called Autoruns for Windows:
Launch the program and look for the following tab: AppInit. This will basically tell you if a dll isunsigned or digitally no longer valid on your computer. All you have to do is rename each dll listed, one at a time and launch the product to determine the problematic dll.
With a bit of serendippity, we [Avto Chachava] also solved a (0xc0000005) error using the same process, in this case the problematic dll was:
We have been using Procmon for ages, here is another tool in our troubleshooting arsenal. Thanks to Kenny Chan for sharing this tip with the community.
Hope this helps 🙂