Some Windows 11 users recently reported that a few apps have not been launched on their system since the Update KB5013943 got installed. When they try to open apps like PowerShell, Event Viewer, Visual Studio, and Discord, they fail to open and receive an error message “The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000135). Click OK to close the application”.

The latest update fixes a number of issues but still leads to some issues for a few users. If you are also suffering from the Error 0xc0000135 “The Application Was Unable To Start Correctly” on Windows 11, then you can follow the below-given solutions to resolve the issue quickly and effectively. Then let’s have a look. 

Fix 1: Enable the .NET Framework 3.5

As a first solution to resolve the Error Code 0xc0000135 in your Windows 11 is enabling the .NET Framework 3.5. To do so,

  • Firstly, type “Turn Windows features on or off” and open the first search result.
  • Then tick the option beside the .NET Framework 3.5(includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) and .NET Framework 4.8 Advanced ServicesOnce done, restart the system and check whether you can open the problematic apps or not.

Fix 2: Run DISM Commands

Another solution to resolve the Error Code 0xc0000135 in your Windows 11 is running the below-given commands. To do so, 

  • Firstly, press Windows + R altogether, type “cmd” in the text box and launch the Command Prompt with admin access.
  • Inside the new command screen, type the following commands and press Enter,

dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:netfx3 /all 

dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:WCF-HTTP-Activation 

dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:WCF-NonHTTP-Activation

  • Theses commands will help to reinstall the .NET Framework.
  • Once done, restart the system and see whether you can open the problematic apps or not.

Fix 3: Run SFC Scan

If any system files get corrupted during the installation of the cumulative Update KB5013943, you will receive an error code of 0xc0000135 in your Windows 11. Here you need to run SFC Scan to easily repair all the corrupted files. To do so, 

  • Firstly, press Windows + R altogether, type “cmd” in the text box and launch the Command Prompt with admin access.
  • Inside the new command screen, type the following commands and press Enter,sfc/ scannow

Sfc /scannow

  • Once done, restart the system and see whether you can open the problematic apps or not.

Fix 4: Uninstall Latest Update

If any of the above solutions help you, then you need to uninstall the Update KB5013943 from your system. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open the Settings menu on your system screen and click on the Windows Update option.
  • Then click on the Update history and select the Uninstall Updates option.
  • On the next screen, select the problematic update (KB5013943) and click on the Uninstall button. 
  • Once done, restart the system and see whether you can open the problematic apps or not.

These are all about the Error Code 0xc0000135 “The Application Was Unable To Start Correctly On Windows 11” and its fixes. If you have any queries or concerns regarding this article, you can leave a comment in the comment box below.