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    side by side configuration

    when opening any documents I get the followning error .The application has failed to start because of its side by side configuration is incorrect see the application event log I have tried commond prompt and it still wont work can someone help me
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    Re: side by side configuration

    What kind of documents - ALL documents of every filetype or only a specific filetype (and, if so, what filetype)? When did this start? What programs are you using to try to open the documents (or rather, what programs do you expect the documents to open with)?

    Go to Start / Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Event Viewer and click on the Application section to the left. Here's how to use Event Viewer: http://www.petri.co.il/vista-event-viewer.htm. You should see a listing on the right containing events. Look for ones with Red symbols which seem to occur frequently - those will probably contain information about these errors. Double-click on the errors for more detailed information, copy them, and post them here in your next reply. Check a few to see if they say different things and, if so, post a few so we can see how the problem differs (if it does differ).

    If you can't get into Event Viewer, try booting into Safe Mode (repeatedly clicking on the F8 button during bootup until the menu appears and then selecting it) and see if you can access it in that mode.

    Knowing more about the error will help us determine the cause and see if we can come up with a specific resolution or options to try to find and correct the problem.

    In the meantime, you can try one option that may work. Do you know when this problem began? Try a System Restore to a point in time BEFORE the problem began. Here's the procedure: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76905-system-restore-how.html. Be sure to check the box to show more than 5 days of restore points. If the first attempt fails, then try an earlier point or two. NOTE: You will have to re-install any software and updates you installed between now and the restore point, but you can use Windows Update for the updates.

    I hope this helps or at least helps narrow down the problem.

    Good luck!

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    Re: side by side configuration

    Hello!

    This is one of the very worst error messages to receive, and could be almost impossible to fix. Primarily, try what Lorien has suggested above, in particular System Restore. If absolutely necessary:

    Download and install the following VC++ Redistributables in the following order: 2005; 2005 SP1; 2008; 2008 SP1, 2010

    Web addresses:
    1. Download details: Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package (x86)
    2. Download details: Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)
    3. Download details: Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package (x86)
    4. Download details: Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)
    Download details: Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86)

    Install .Net Framework in the following order: 1.0 SP3; 1.1 SP1; 2.0 SP1; 3.0 SP1; 3.5 SP1, 4.0, Windows Installer 4.5

    Web addresses:
    1. Download details: Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3
    2. Download details: Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1
    3. Download details: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (x86)
    4. Download details: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
    5. Download details: Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (Standalone Installer)
    6. Download details: Windows Installer 4.5 Redistributable

    Now, restart your computer. Hope desperately that this has fixed your problem, otherwise things get seriously technical!

    Richard

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    Re: side by side configuration

    Quote Originally Posted by Lorien View Post
    What kind of documents - ALL documents of every filetype or only a specific filetype (and, if so, what filetype)? When did this start? What programs are you using to try to open the documents (or rather, what programs do you expect the documents to open with)?

    Go to Start / Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Event Viewer and click on the Application section to the left. Here's how to use Event Viewer: http://www.petri.co.il/vista-event-viewer.htm. You should see a listing on the right containing events. Look for ones with Red symbols which seem to occur frequently - those will probably contain information about these errors. Double-click on the errors for more detailed information, copy them, and post them here in your next reply. Check a few to see if they say different things and, if so, post a few so we can see how the problem differs (if it does differ).

    If you can't get into Event Viewer, try booting into Safe Mode (repeatedly clicking on the F8 button during bootup until the menu appears and then selecting it) and see if you can access it in that mode.

    Knowing more about the error will help us determine the cause and see if we can come up with a specific resolution or options to try to find and correct the problem.

    In the meantime, you can try one option that may work. Do you know when this problem began? Try a System Restore to a point in time BEFORE the problem began. Here's the procedure: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76905-system-restore-how.html. Be sure to check the box to show more than 5 days of restore points. If the first attempt fails, then try an earlier point or two. NOTE: You will have to re-install any software and updates you installed between now and the restore point, but you can use Windows Update for the updates.

    I hope this helps or at least helps narrow down the problem.

    Good luck!
    I have tried system restore and it did not work but I went into the event viewer here is the followning error message MCC could not create the snap-in might not have been installed correctly CLSID;FX{b05566ad-fe9c-4363-be05-7a4cbb7cb510}
    Thanks pretteye45

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    Re: side by side configuration

    I know that error code. It actually means nothing except that there is a serious SideXSide error. Try Lorian's post, then mine, and just hope!

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    Re: side by side configuration

    Quote Originally Posted by niemiro View Post
    I know that error code. It actually means nothing except that there is a serious SideXSide error. Try Lorian's post, then mine, and just hope!
    I have download all the downloads in exact order but it still did not work. I have done a system restore. and the command prompt dont know what to do now.
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    Re: side by side configuration

    Quote Originally Posted by niemiro View Post
    I know that error code. It actually means nothing except that there is a serious SideXSide error. Try Lorian's post, then mine, and just hope!
    Quote Originally Posted by Lorien View Post
    What kind of documents - ALL documents of every filetype or only a specific filetype (and, if so, what filetype)? When did this start? What programs are you using to try to open the documents (or rather, what programs do you expect the documents to open with)?

    Go to Start / Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Event Viewer and click on the Application section to the left. Here's how to use Event Viewer: http://www.petri.co.il/vista-event-viewer.htm. You should see a listing on the right containing events. Look for ones with Red symbols which seem to occur frequently - those will probably contain information about these errors. Double-click on the errors for more detailed information, copy them, and post them here in your next reply. Check a few to see if they say different things and, if so, post a few so we can see how the problem differs (if it does differ).

    If you can't get into Event Viewer, try booting into Safe Mode (repeatedly clicking on the F8 button during bootup until the menu appears and then selecting it) and see if you can access it in that mode.

    Knowing more about the error will help us determine the cause and see if we can come up with a specific resolution or options to try to find and correct the problem.

    In the meantime, you can try one option that may work. Do you know when this problem began? Try a System Restore to a point in time BEFORE the problem began. Here's the procedure: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76905-system-restore-how.html. Be sure to check the box to show more than 5 days of restore points. If the first attempt fails, then try an earlier point or two. NOTE: You will have to re-install any software and updates you installed between now and the restore point, but you can use Windows Update for the updates.

    I hope this helps or at least helps narrow down the problem.

    Good luck!
    I am lost dont know what too do Prettyeyes

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    Re: side by side configuration

    If you have access to another computer I would burn a live Linux CD and try to boot to that then you could remove any folders you want to keep and do a fresh install.
    If you need instructions on how to do that post back.

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    Re: side by side configuration

    Can I please confirm that you did actually install them. If the problem still exists after installation (even if that was yesterday) then I will post tomorrow, but I don't fancy your chances with this error. It could be a corruption of almost any CBS entry. We cannot easily work out which one, we have re-installed many, but it appears to be a corruption of a different one. We will try SxSTrace and SURT, but things are not good. I will post tomorrow morning. Also, can you please list for me a few programs that won't work. Please just list a few programs that definitely give this error, so we can feed our tools a few of these programs.

    The other option would be a complete re-install. It will probably come to this anyway, but we just want to know how many backups you have, and what you would think of this. We can help you make backups and get you back onto your feet again.

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    Re: side by side configuration

    I have restalled all of them and the error still comes up for example when I open my documents and items that has microsoft works I cant open resumes that i have typed and saved in my documents I cant open when I go to a webb site to open to view documents it wont open get error code

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