How to fix 0xc0000135 in Google Chrome

Error 0xc0000135 in Google Chrome is quite a frequent problem. In most cases, the solutions for Google Chrome 0xc0000135 are very much similar to those for the error 0xc0000135 Error in Google Chrome. First of all, make sure Net Framework component is installed on you computer. If it is, try to update it. If that doesn’t help check the solutions below.

0xc0000135 When Opening Chrome from Object Dock

This is quite a frequent instance of 0xc0000135 Chrome error. The cause is the defective shortcut to Chrome created in ObjectDock (directly Chrome opens without problems). The workaround is to start Chrome with the help of a new shortcut. To create one, find the .exe file for the program. Right click on the file and choose > properties. Copy the contents of the Location field and paste it to Notepad. Remember to add “\Chrome.exe” and the end of the location string. Save the file as a .bat file in the followinbg ways: choose filetype All Files in the Save As dialog and add .bat to the end of your filename. Save it to a location where it won’t get lost. Create a shortcut in your dock that points to the .bat file.

0xc0000135 in Chrome Symantec End point Anti virus

0xc0000135 in Google Chrome may occur on computers using Symantec End point Anti virus. Specifically, after cleaning out a virus or a trojan with Symantec Antivirus the entire system may crash at startup with the “The application failed to initiate properly (0xc0000135)” message. The most simple option is to remove Symantec Antivirus and install another one, that helped many users resolve Gogle Crome error 0xc0000135 . However, if you don’t want to part with Symantec Antivirus, try some of the solutions listed below.

This one works for xC0000005 Error in Google Chrome, so you might try it for 0xc0000135. This solution is only for experienced users. You bear all the risks associated with this suggestion. It is highly recommended to back up your system registry first.

  • Open the Registry Editor
  • Locate the subkey HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SysPlant.
  • Find the key key “Start” with type “REG DWORD”.
  • Change the Start DWORD value to 4.
  • Restart the machine to validate the changes.
  • There is an opinion that the error message may also be caused by a remnant of the removed piece of malware. Removing the remnant may solve Chrome error 0xc0000135.

Below is an example of a solution that helped a user remove Chrome error 0xc0000135 that started to occur after removing malware with the help of Symantec End point Anti virus. First, it is necessary to note the name of the application mentioned in the error window header (in the example below it's "shs.exe"). To remove the application, startup in Safe Mode, Go to Start > Run, then type in MSCONFIG and click OK. You will see System Configuration Editor. Click the Startup tab, and look for anything related to the application mentioned in the header bar. Remove the application and try to start up again.

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