IF you get this error message while opening a particular application or program in windows vitsa “Application failed to start – side-by-side configuration incorrect” this error is saying that finding that special dll written for that application is not working somehow then just uninstall and reinstall that particular application.
Or if getting this error while you are trying to run most of applications including the Internet exlorer in that case
You need to remove all the temporary files from
- TEMP Folder
- %temp% Folder
- Prefetch Folder
Boot the computer in safemode, doctor then Run the command prompt as Administrator, pills start->programs->accessories->Command prompt->Right click on command prompt and select run as administrator .
Type the command sfc /scannonw
This command repair the corrupted files of windows. This will take 10-15 minutes to complete the scan.
Restart the computer
Run the applications.
Note: If you get the message some files could not repair the you might have to perform the inplace upgrade of windows as some of the windows files got corrupt.