Solution: Application error message prompt while launching a program or an application on Windows XP
by: Revengsky Joseph D. Reyes – a.k.a rjdreyes
Any issue within the application can be due to conflict to another application or missing system requirement files. There are tons of Application error message prompt which varies on the error handle code or ID. So here’s the quick tip on how to identify and solve your issue regarding Application error prompt on certain program or application runtime.
1. First know the Application error and the error code/ID. You can verify and check on the Event Viewer.
Go to Control Panel – then to Administrative Tools - from there click Event Viewer.
At Event Viewer, you can see the Application Folder (left-side panel), click it then at right-side panel, there are the Application message events for the certain program or application.
From here, browse and check the Application error. A certain application error should be look like a red circle with X mark on it. Double-click it and you’ll able to find out more details on it. There will be a link to Microsoft information about the error, (For more information, see Help and Support Center at then the link provide, something like that.).
2. Another workaround if you tried the link provided but still hopelessly to solve the problem, or it’s generally complicated to you, then you can try to download Microsoft .Net Framework.
Below are the provided links for the .Net Framework. You can try all and see what works for you. (Note: Do the trial and error strategy, sometimes every problem there is an equivalent solution)
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (x86)
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2
Microsoft .NET Framework Redistributable 2.0 Package (x86)
Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (Standalone Installer)
Try also this links it might help:
Web Services Enhancements (WSE) 2.0 SP3 for Microsoft .NET
.NET Framework 2.0 Software Development Kit (SDK) (x86)
Why the the needs of the Microsoft .NET Framework to run or install certain application? Answer: For example if you the application required a .NET Framework Version 2 to run the application. Here’s the quick detail upon the MS .Net Framework Redistributable package V2. The Microsoft .NET Framework version 2 redistributable package installs the .NET Framework runtime and associated files required to run applications developed to target the .NET Framework v2. The .NET Framework version 2 improves scalability and performance of applications with improved caching, application deployment and updating with ClickOnce, support for the broadest array of browsers and devices with ASP.NET 2 controls and services.
After the download and installation, restart your computer, see if this helps to solve the issue. If you computer and operating system doesn’t support (x86), try the Microsoft .NET Framework (x64) application installer which you can search and found on Microsoft Support Official Website or try to Google it.
Try to explore its usages, then comment here if you found one interesting to share.
That’s all! I hope this guide and tips helps you out! Cheers!
(Note: Microsoft – Windows XP OS, Applications Logo/Images/Pictures has a respective copyright. I used it for demonstration purpose only.)
Related Entries / Links / Sources / Articles / Sources:
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (x86) – Microsoft Windows Official Site
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 – Microsoft Windows Official Site
Microsoft .NET Framework Redistributable Package 2.0 (x86) – Microsoft – CNET Download.com – Official Site
Microsoft .NET Framework 4 – Microsoft – CNET Download.com – Official Site
Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (Standalone Installer) – Microsoft Windows Official Site
Web Services Enhancements (WSE) 2.0 SP3 for Microsoft .NET – Microsoft Windows Official Site
.NET Framework 2.0 Software Development Kit (SDK) (x86) – Microsoft Windows Official Site