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Kernelbase.dll app crashes

By Pink
Aug 10, 2013
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  1. So this is happening a lot.
    when I try to open some programs (nothing specific; games, programs, etc.) it will give me a "etc stopped working" message, and when I press for details, it tells me kernelbase is responsible.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks!
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 8,945   +585

    Get your install CD, open a command prompt and enter
    SFC /SCANNOW
     
  3. Pink

    Pink TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 123

    Done that already. it said that it found some errors but couldnt fix them...
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 8,945   +585

    Most of the postings re issues with kernelbase are related to the
    .Net V* stuff - - just another proprietary scripting tool from Microsoft.

    UNINSTALL all of the .Net items in control Panel->Programs and reboot.

    If you have programs that actually need .Net V*, you will soon discover that and can reload whatever library that program complains is missing.
     
  5. Pink

    Pink TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 123

    Nope. uninstalled .net and it still gives me errors.
     

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