You might be searching for the solution of error code 0xc0000135. It is quite possible that when installing a new programs, games, plug-in, add-on etc. you may encounter some problems. Instead of opening a game or program, you are greeted with a Bill Gate's pop up, saying "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000135). Click on OK to terminate the application."
If your operating system is XP or Vista then this code is generated by your device manager. You probably do not know why device manager generate this type of error code, let alone the meaning of this code. Do not worry; you come to the right place. I will explain you in non technical language why this error code generated and what should be done to resolve this error.
Now a day there are lots of programs and games that has dependency on other programs like .net. So, in order to run those games and programs you must have that other program installed in your pc. Developer of the program assumes that you have .net already in your pc or laptop. However, this is not always the case.
If you have Vista as your operating system then .net 3.0 is installed as default, but window XP has no .net installed as default.
Real Problem starts when you try to run or install a program that require .net to run and your pc did not have .net or the version of .net is old. In 90% of cases .net is the main reason to trigger the 0xc0000135 error message. However, you must remember that .net is not the only thing that triggers the 0xc0000135 error code.
You will get .Net free from Microsoft. There are 1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5 versions available at the time of writing this article. Before installing any new .net frame work, you should know which version of .net installed in your computer.