How to resolve Application error code 0xc0000142 in Window 10?

Microsoft Office is the software which is developed by Microsoft. It is consist of many applications like MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access and Outlook etc. You can install this software via  It helps in formatting, editing, creating text document, and also for creating spreadsheets.

When the application is unable to start and you receive the error code 0xc0000142. This error occurs when you can’t access the program and it is due to missing of some existing files in the system directory.

What are the causes of Application Error Code 0xc0000142?

The causes of this error are malfunction or corruption in the program when you are using that application. Secondly, when you run the “cmd.exe” files in your computer system, you face this error. Thirdly, when you are trying to use the corrupt or damaged files.

Resolve Application Error Code 0xc0000142:

Reboot your PC:

When we restart of the computer system, it ends all the ongoing process which automatically closes all the system files. But when you restart the computer system, it will reopen the files and application May be error get solved by re-opening the system files.

Reinstall Application:

When you reinstall the application it gives this error code 0xc0000142, but sometimes the application which is installed in your computer system get lost its files due to which it gives error while opening. So, try to this fixing the application, and see if error code is solved or not.

Access the troubleshooter.

For this, go to the windows settings > update and security > troubleshoot.

Troubleshoot > windows update.

This will fix the window update issue and then restart the system. Now, recheck the Window update and see the error is fixed or not.

Repair the Damaged Applications:

To repair the damaged applications first press Windows + R keys altogether to open the Run command box. Then, you have to type Control Panel in the Run command box. After this, press the Enter key. Now, you have to choose the Program and Features option. Then, right-click on program which show error which you want to uninstall and then choose Uninstall option. Now, download the fresh copy of the app and try to install it.

Compatibility Mode:

For this, firstly you have to right-click on the Application which is creating a problem. Then, you have to select the Properties option. After this, go to the Compatibility tab. Then, click on the Run Compatibility Troubleshooter. Now, again try to run the application. If the application works then you save all the settings.

But if you are still facing the problem then go to the customer care of MS Office via regarding the Office product.

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