However, users reported receiving a fatal error C0000102 while attempting to launch certain programs on the Windows OS.
This can be a big problem, but there are a few potential solutions available.
- The fatal error C0000102 can be caused by corrupt files or malware.
- Corrupt files can be fixed by re-running the programs or by using the built-in Windows tool.
Run the System File Checker (SFC)
- Press Windows + R to open Run, type cmd in the text field, and click on the OK button.
- In the Command prompt (Admin) window, type the following command and press Enter: sfc /scannow
- Wait for the process to complete, and restart the computer.
Disconnect your external devices
- Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
- Try connecting an external device and see if the issue is resolved.
- Enter the BIOS
In some computers, typing in the BIOS setup utility or pressing the F2 or ESC keys during boot can resolve the issue.
- Check if the bootloader is enabled
If the computer boots but the Windows logo is not appearing, disable fast startup.
Run the DISM tool
- To open Command prompt, press the Windows key + X hotkey.
- Next, click the Command prompt (Admin) option.
- Input dism /online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth in Command prompt, and press the Return key.
- Thereafter, press the Enter key.
- Restart the desktop or laptop.
Run the SFC scan
- Press the Windows key + S keyboard shortcut.
- Enter sfc /scannow in the search bar.
- Click Run as administrator under Command prompt to open the window in the snapshot directly below.
- Then press the Enter key for the command-line prompt to scan for corrupted files.
- If the scan finds corrupted files, it will try to repair them.
- Press the Enter key for the command-line prompt to restart Windows if the scan fixes corrupted files.
Remove any third-party antivirus programs
- Open Windows Defender Security Center and go to the Virus & threat protection section.
- Locate the Virus & threat protection section and click Open.
- Now, go to Virus & threat protection settings and deselect the Real-time protection option.
Update your Windows
- Press the Windows key + I to open the Settings app and navigate to the Update & Security section.
- Click the Check for updates button.