Windows 10: Unable to run an application

Discus and support Unable to run an application in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Since my latest update from Microsoft Windows 10 ver 1909, an application I have been running for 10 years suddenly says it's not approved software and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by HarryRudd, Apr 25, 2020.

  1. HarryRudd Win User

    Unable to run an application


    Since my latest update from Microsoft Windows 10 ver 1909, an application I have been running for 10 years suddenly says it's not approved software and Microsoft won't let me run it. I even tried running as Administrator and got the same message.

    :)
     
    HarryRudd, Apr 25, 2020
    #1

  2. Process running but not starting in Windows 10

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I understand that you are unable to run applications on Windows 10. We will assist you to resolve the issue.

    This issue may be due to application conflicts.

    I suggest you to follow the steps provided below and check if it helps to resolve the explorer issue.


    • Press Alt+ctr+Del from Desktop.

    • Select Task Manager.

    • Under process tab, locate the apps that are running.

    • Right Click on the application and select End Task.

    • Please try accessing the application again and check if you are able to run the application.
    If the issue persists, I suggest you to run
    the program in Compatibility mode, please follow the below steps:

    • Right click on the Program
    • Click on Properties
    • Click on Compatibility tab
    • Select Run this program in compatibility mode and select the operating system accordingly from the drop down list.
    Hope the information helps. Let us know if you need further assistance. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you.
     
    Krishna Prasobh V, Apr 25, 2020
    #2
  3. Unable to export videos using Photos application

    Hello,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    I understand that you are unable to export videos using Photo application, let us try few troubleshooting steps to fix this issue.

    Refer the article on Fix problems with apps from Microsoft Store.
    If the issue persists, I suggest you to uninstall and reinstall Photo application.

    To do that,

    1. Click on Start icon.
    2. Type Windows PowerShell.
    3. Right click on it and select Run as administrator.
    4. Type the following command and press Enter: Get-AppxPackage *Photos* | Remove-AppxPackage

    Restart the computer and reinstall Microsoft Photos app from Microsoft Store.

    Hope it helps.

    Sandeep Kumar M

    Microsoft Community - Moderator
     
    Sandeep_KM, Apr 25, 2020
    #3
  4. John Vil Win User

    Unable to run an application

    0xc0000142 Application unable to start correctly

    We would like to verify if you have tried the steps that were provided by
    Andre Da Costa
    on how to perform a repair of your Windows 10 using a media creation tool from the link posted above. If yes, then the next suggestion we have for you is to start the applications/games in
    compatibility mode. Kindly follow the steps below:

    • Right click on file (giving games application error 0xc0000142).
    • Click on Properties.
    • Click on the Compatibility tab.
    • Click on Run Compatibility Troubleshooter if the games work save the settings if not continue.
    • Put a check mark on Run this program in compatibility mode for

      compatibility troubleshooting.
    • Select the operating system to which the driver is available.
    • Put a check mark on Run this program as an administrator under
      Privilege Level.
    • Click on Apply and then exit.

    Let us know if you will need further assistance.
     
    John Vil, Apr 25, 2020
    #4
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