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How do I fix 0xc000006d?

Published on April 8th, 2022

0xc000006d is an error code that indicates that an application or system component has failed to start correctly. This error can be caused by a number of factors, including incorrect configuration, corrupt files, or hardware failures. In most cases, this error can be resolved by restarting the affected application or system component. If the problem persists, it may be necessary to reinstall the affected application or system component.

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  • error code: 0xc000006a
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1. Restart your computer

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Hold down the "Alt" key and press the "F10" key.
  3. Select the "Reboot" option from the menu that appears.
  4. Select the "Restart" option from the menu that appears.
  5. After your computer restarts, check for any errors that may have occurred.

2. Check for updates

  1. Open the Device Manager by pressing the Win+R keyboard shortcut or by clicking the Start button, type Device Manager, and click the Device Manager button.
  2. In the Device Manager window, under the System Devices category, click on the Disk drives item.
  3. On the Disk drives window, under the Disk drive letter column, right-click on the drive that contains the Windows installation and select Properties.
  4. On the General tab, under the Update tab, make sure that the Automatically check for updates box is checked and click on the OK button.
  5. Click on the Start button, type msconfig in the Start Search box, and press the Enter key.
  6. On the Windows Configuration dialog box, under the System Protection category, make sure that the Microsoft Windows Update service is set to automatic start and click on the OK button.
  7. Click on the Start button, type msconfig again in the Start Search box, and press the Enter key.
  8. On the Windows Configuration dialog box, under the Services category, make sure that the Microsoft Windows Update service is set to start automatically and click on the OK button.
  9. Close the Device Manager window.

3. Run the System File Checker tool

  1. Open the Command Prompt and type sfc /scannow.
  2. If the system is running Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016, the tool will automatically launch and report any errors. If the system is running Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2, you will need to open the Command Prompt, type sfc /scannow, and then press Enter.
  3. The tool will examine the system for missing or corrupt system files and report any errors.
  4. You can use the results of the scan to fix any problems and restore system functionality.

4. Run the DISM tool

To fix 0xc000006d using the DISM tool, first open an elevated command prompt. Next, type the following command to open the DISM tool: dism /online /add-Package /packagepath:C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts Next, type the following command to fix the problem with 0xc000006d: dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:Microsoft-Windows-Networking-Performance /all After the command is complete, restart your computer.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Reset your PC.