Computer Support Forum

Solved: Formatting Side-By-Side Cells Dependant On Single Cell Value?

Question: Solved: Formatting Side-By-Side Cells Dependant On Single Cell Value?

I have a spreadsheet that has nine columns. Once of these columns (the fourth column) is used for a single character as a method of immediately letting the user know that the row in particular is different to the others. So, there's nothing different about that at all.

What I'd like to be able to do, though, is to have the other eight columns (the three columns before the column mentioned above and the five after) all change their background colour when the single character is entered in the fourth column.

So, if the user inputs data in a new row and leaves the fourth column cell blank, nothing happens. If the user enters the symbol (let's say it's a "#"), then the nine columns will all change their background colour to red.

If anyone can help me with this, I'd greatly appreciate it.

Relevance 100%
Preferred Solution: Solved: Formatting Side-By-Side Cells Dependant On Single Cell Value?

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: Solved: Formatting Side-By-Side Cells Dependant On Single Cell Value?

6 more replies
Relevance 118.61%

G'day everyone - I suspect this issue will be a tough one to get help with!

I've attached a screen-capture of a Microsoft Office Excel 2007 spreadsheet I'm working on at the moment. As you will be able to see on the screen-capture, I've marked the areas of interest and will explain here...

When I enter a name in this column (marked as '1'), I want the spreadsheet to check another column (marked as '2') to see if there is a match. If there is a match, I then want the spreadsheet to check the column marked as '3', and subtract that amount from the column marked as '4'. If there is no match between the column marked as '1' and the column marked as '2', I don't want anything to happen.

I hope that made sense, and if anyone can help me with a solution here, I would greatly appreciate it.
 

Answer:Solved: Calculating Side-By-Side Cells Dependant On Text Entries In Excel

8 more replies
Relevance 78.3%

First of all, sorry if this doesn't belong here guys.

So guys, I'm looking for "tv box" style device that would let me show 2 completely different video inputs on a single display either side by side or top/bottom.

After looking online, one of the first results were from a company called Colorado Video, and this is their most recent product:






Split Screen mode allows portions of each of two pictures to be displayed in a corresponding portion of a video display. This mode can split a video image, wipe or display two video images or a dual video image, one image over the other, top to bottom, or side by side, to make portions of each viewable on a single monitor. Images from two cameras can be displayed on one video monitor. This adjustable video screen splitter can split an image, mix, wipe, overlay or switch an image or display from two different high definition video sources, creating dual video images or pictures on one screen or monitor. A front panel control selects whether the screen is split horizontally or vertically. A control knob determines the proportion of the screen allocated to each source, adjustable from 0% to 100%. The user can freeze either of the inputs and either input can be viewed exclusively by push of a button.





Source: High Definition Video Comparator: Split Screen, Mix, Subtract, Freeze, Hi-Def, HD, DVI VGA HDMI

It looks great and all that, but the device costs around $1400, do you guys by any chanc... Read more

Answer:2 different inputs shown side by side on a single display?

If you're willing to settle for something like PIP on a TV, you can save yourself a lot of money. That's the only "just works" solution I can come up with, but you don't have any real flexibility in the size and placement of the second image. You could probably also cobble something together with a video capture card, but when you factor in how much time you spend on putting it together, you probably haven't really saved any money.

2 more replies
Relevance 76.85%

Hello,

I use the app PDF-XChange Viewer and i couldn't find the option for what i need, maybe i didn't see it?

I want to show two pages side by side (same document) since i'm on a 16/9 laptop, it'd be much better...

If that app doesn't do it, then i guess there must be another free one that does it, and hopefully you'll know?

Thanks.

Answer:Viewing pages side by side (from a single PDF)?

Hi there .. Read the Link below

Tracker Software Products :: Knowledgebase :: How do I view two documents side by side?

9 more replies
Relevance 76.27%

Hello,

I have another conditional formatting issue in Microsoft Excel!

In a spreadsheet I'm working on at the moment I have a range of cells that I will, at times, manually give a green background. This is simply a visual aid. These cells also contain a value (a dollar amount). So, in one row, there might be three green cells and four normal cells (with no background), and at the end of that row there would be a cell that needs to calculate the total dollar amount of the cells in the row with a green background.

Can anyone provide me with instructions and information on how to accomplish this?
 

Answer:Solved: Conditional Formatting Dependant On Cell Background Colour In Microsoft Excel

16 more replies
Relevance 104.96%

Hi everybody, i'm new here. I have a problem about selecting single side or double side memories.

My spec
Athlon 64 3000+
Albatron K8NF4U with latest update
512MB PC 3200 VISIPRO (local brand-hynix chip).
Trinity PC6600GT

my memory is a double side memory. I want to upgrade to 1 GHz.
The problem is.. the store (where i bought the memory previously) didn't sell double side memory anymore coz Visipro didn't produce the double side anymore. They offered me single side mem. and they suggest me to exchange my present one to single side.

Here i have the chip number of single (8 ic)and double (16 ic)
8 IC : HY5DU12822CTP-D43
16 IC : HY5DU56822DTP-D43

I need some advice, what should i do?
thank you.
 

Answer:single side or double side?

single sided or double sided memory really doesn't matter that much. Actually if there's a choice some people prefer single sided for th reason that some system will runs better with single sided. I think you should be fine exchanging your double side for single sided.
 

3 more replies
Relevance 97.99%

When I'm reading a message I have to scroll right to see the rest of the sentence. Is there a way to show the entire message in one window?

Thanks
 

Answer:Solved: Remove necessity to scroll side to side in order to read text.

11 more replies
Relevance 97.99%

So, I had the same problem as above. I had developed a dll using Qt that worked fine on my machine but would not register on another. The familiar "This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect..." appears when I ran the depencency walker on the dll.

So this was the solution that worked for me, which may help some others see what's going wrong here:

Within my dll the manifest emedded read:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<assembly xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1" manifestVersion="1.0">
<dependency>
<dependentAssembly>
<assemblyIdentity type="win32" name="Microsoft.VC80.DebugCRT" version="8.0.50608.0" processorArchitecture="x86" publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b"></assemblyIdentity>
</dependentAssembly>
</dependency>
</assembly>

It seemed that the assembly definition was not found upon my client computer. So then, from within my original computer's 'Windows\WinSxS' directory, I copied the 'x86_Microsoft.VC80.DebugCRT_1f...' directory and it's associated files within the 'Policies' and 'Manifests' directories onto the client computer. Once copied, the dll registrered fine.

Hope this helps...
 

Answer:Solved: application has failed to start as side by side configuration is incorrect

As above where?
 

1 more replies
Relevance 97.99%

Problem: I'm trying to retrieve a client-side <form> element value into a server-side variable. The code works if I explicitly set strCCLastNameValue = (a data value in the db table column "care_Contact_Last_Name" such as "Jones"). I hope I have explained the situation adequately. Thanks for any suggestions on resolving this issue.
Here's the code in an asp file...
============================
<script language="VBScript">
Sub prepop()
<%
Dim dbConn, oRS, sSQL, strCCLastNameValue
strCCLastNameValue = document.getElementById("careContactLastName").value 'THIS IS THE LINE THAT IS GIVING ME PROBLEMS
Set dbConn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
dbConn.Open "Provider=SQLOLEDB;Server=MYServerurl;Database=wpgXXXXX;NetworkLibrary=DBMSSOCN;UID=XXXXX;PWD=YYYYYYYY"
Set oRS = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
oRS.CursorLocation = 3 'adUseClient
With oRS
.ActiveConnection = dbConn
.Source = "SELECT * FROM CareMinistry WHERE care_Contact_Last_Name= '" & strCCLastNameValue & "'"
.CursorType = 0
.LockType = 3
.CursorLocation = 3
.Open
End With
oRS.MoveFirst
%>
'Then fill the <form> with the selected row.
document.addform.entryStatus.value = "<%= oRS("entry_Status") %>"
document.addform.entryCategory.value = "<%= oRS("entry_Category") %>"
document.addform.entryDate.value ... Read more

Answer:Solved: problem setting server-side variable from client-side sub

6 more replies
Relevance 96.76%

This is kind of a pain. I can't find anyone out there except some C++ programmers that really talk about this problem. I have Vista Ultimate, 2 gigs of ram, 2 video cards in SLI, 2.4ghz X2 processor. All of my games and programs work, with the exception of BioShock, and now my windows update. I downloaded the demo yesterday from Steam, and got this messege

the application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more details

I thought this was a problem with the Steam download, so I went ahead and purchased the full game of BioShock. Got the same messege. I am really at my wits end. I have been at this since 10am and have gone nowhere... Thank you in advance.
 

Answer:Solved: ..failed because it's side-by-side configuration is incorrect

12 more replies
Relevance 96.76%

Win 7 64 bit SP1. Attempting to install m-audio 2496 driver version 6_0_8 using an exe file. I was told to do this by m-audio support to try to overcome some problems with clicks and crackles in the card.

But when I try to run the installer, I get the message that the application has failed to start because its side by side configuration is incorrect.

Support told me to try to install the drivers manually using the device manager (!) but as I pointed out to them that does not work because ....the drivers are tied up in the exe file.....however....

Then it was suggested that I install C++ 2008 redist. That did not work.

So what is causing this side by side error?

It's nearly two weeks now since I started to ask them for help, so I am a little desperate. Any help would be appreciated.

Nick

Answer:[SOLVED] Driver won't install 'side by side' error

Ask the tech support personel if the driver is for a 64bit version of Windows. If it is not as him or her if they have 32bit drivers.

5 more replies
Relevance 94.71%

My old Dell, running Vista, went down for the count. I wasted about 8 hours to discover that it will never again reboot, and can't have the system reinstalled. I know it's hardware that's causing the problem now, I'm not a new user.

I had most of my data backed up on an external HD, but, I wasn't up to date on my iTunes library and I need to grab that off the sickly disk somehow. If I could get into it without booting it (like an external with no system), I could probably take that and anything else that I've forgotten.

I never had to side-by-side computers before. I'm temporarily using my laptop (Also Dell, also Vista). I have a laptop USB hub, so needing extra USB ports wouldn't be a problem. I have my keyboard hooked up to the laptop, I have the old monitor running as a mirror display on the laptop.

So, my question, which I hope you experts can answer, is: what do I need to accomplish the task I have described?? Or, is it impossible? I would hate to lose all the music in that iTunes library, much of it was burned in from CDs, or came from sources other than the iTunes store. Thanks so much in advance for anything you can tell me!
 

Answer:Solved: First time side-by-side required...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812232002
Something like that, or an external case.....or hooking it up as a slave drive in another desktop computer?
 

3 more replies
Relevance 94.71%

Well, I get the message

when I try to open nearly every program.

programs that installed with windows 7 a long time ago, seem to run fine (winlogon.exe and eveyrthing needed to login)
also, paint, wordpad, notepad, winrar and ventrilo work.

programs that do not work are
all browsers - IE8, chrome, and firefox, seemingly all games, and well everything that I did not mention above.
This include downloaded exes, and the windows installer service.
PS. I was able to get internet working on the 64 bit version, i think all the programs that work are 64 bit exes

I checked the event log and here is what is shown (same file every time)
"
- System

- Provider

[ Name] SideBySide

- EventID 59

[ Qualifiers] 49409

Level 2

Task 0

Keywords 0x80000000000000

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2011-03-23T16:34:24.000000000Z

EventRecordID 27264

Channel Application

Computer Mike-PC

Security

- EventData

System Default Context
C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_microsoft.windows.c..-controls.resources_6595b64144ccf1df_5.82.7600.16385_en-us_020378a8991bbcc2.manifest
0 Click to expand...

Something that I will try when I get home is using the file from my desktop, but I have no confidence that that will work.

I cant system restore
I believe this happened while my laptop was going into sleep mode and lost power

I am currently pursing a way to reinstall all my c++ and .net packages without exes in another thread
 

Answer:Solved: Side-by-side configuration incorrect for every 32-bit exe (not 64)

no response so far, this is what I've figured out

the file in question
x86_microsoft.windows.c..-controls.resources_6595b64144ccf1df_5.82.7600.16385_en-us_020378a8991bbcc2.manifest

is not just missing a line, the data of the file is corrupt, I figured this out by comparing whats in the file

to the same file from my desktop computer

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<assembly xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1" manifestVersion="1.0" xmlns:cmiv2="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v3" cmiv2:copyright="Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved.">
<noInheritable />
<assemblyIdentity name="Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.Resources" version="5.82.7600.16385" processorArchitecture="x86" language="en-us" publicKeyToken="6595b64144ccf1df" type="win32" />
<file hash="4ac1f8a683ba205194266ea615f0b37ec45cb16e" hashalg="SHA1" name="comctl32.dll.mui" cmiv2:sourceName="" cmiv2:importPath="$(build.nttree)\multi\en-US\">
<asmv2:hash xmlns:asmv2="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v2">
<dsig:Transforms xmlns:dsig="http://www.w3.org/2000/09/xmldsig#">
<dsig:Transform Algorithm="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:HashTransforms.Identity" />
</dsig:Transforms>
<dsigigestMethod xmlns:dsig="http://www.w3.org/2000/09/xm... Read more

2 more replies
Relevance 94.71%

Hi all,

This is my first question so I'm hoping that someone out there will be able to help. I have installed Ubuntu through a disk within vista and to be honest I don't like ubuntu at all, I want to remove it from my system, how do I do this without detroying my system and reclaiming my hard drive disk space.

Many thanks to anybody who can help
 

Answer:Solved: Ubuntu and Vista side by side

8 more replies
Relevance 91.43%

System is wifes gateway SX2800 running vista home premium with 2 GB ram.

The problem is almost anything that needs the manifest with culture en or culture en-us will not run. Machine had been functional up until 5:45 yesterday when my wife shut it down. (This is her machine) On restarting 4 hours or so later the side by side error appeared. I attempted to reinstall the C++ re-distributional but that can not run because of the side by side configuration error. I had removed the C++ updates from the registry and tried again. No good. the windows update nor the download will work. Update fails, unknown error and the download exe file has the side by side error. Outlook will not work, nor other office programs. It is strange, IE 8 x86 gets the error as well but the 64 bit version will just not open any webpages with the exception of one. I read posts from this site and others, but I do not know what next to do. Can I just copy the manifests from my Win 7 machine and only allow ones that are not on the target machine (Vista) copy over, or what. I am at a loss and my wife will not be happy to have to do a restore of the entire OS and programs. I did try a restore to an earlier point in time, but that did not help.
Your assistance will be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Solved: side by side revisit

Ran cbs:scannow and the problem was resolved. I think I learned about the scannow on this site, but I was looking for solutions all over the place. Wife is happy so am I
 

1 more replies
Relevance 91.43%

Hi guys, I am new on this forum and I have created this account because I saw many solved problems here. So here's my problem:
I installed Windows 7 3 hours ago, had Window 7 before this also but I had to reinstall it. I installed my basic programs: CCleaner, Firefox, Adobe Shockwave, Air, Flash Player, FastStone Image Viewer, SuperAntiSpyware, WinRar, KMPlayer, Skype and I also installed the game that I play mostly: Lineage 2. But it seems that I can't play it no matter what I do, I get this annoying message whenever I try to start the game:

C:\Program files\NCsoft\LineageII\system\l2.exe
The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail.

I searched the internet for solutions and did the following: reinstalled VC++ 2003, 2005, all the Adobe programs, the .NET Framework and nothing did the trick. I must say I am up-to-date with the Windows 7 updates, I am running SP1 for that matter. On my previous Windows 7 Lineage was running perfectly, the build was not up-to-date but all worked well.
Taking a look at the Event Viewer I found this:

- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
<Provider Name="SideBySide" />

<EventID Qualifiers="49409">33</EventID>

<Level>2</Level>

<Task>0</Task>

<Keywords>0x80... Read more

More replies
Relevance 88.97%

Im making a costume Task list which has a calender. I know who to format and change all of the cell hight and width, but the thing is I need to customize the single cell A2 through A8 which I want a specific hight and width on just those cells. I took class a few years back,tho i cant remember if the was a way to customize the hight and width of the single cell?

Answer:Formatting single cells

What do you mean by:I need to customize the single cell A2 through A8A2 thru A8 is not a single cell.....You've got me confused.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

4 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

So recently, I received a blue screen of death. The error was something along the lines of:
page_fault_in_nonpaged_area

When it restarted, windows advised me to perform a system file check. So I left my computer for a bit, and when I came back it was already at the logon screen. However, when I logged on and started firefox, first thing I noticed was that all my bookmarks and some extensions had been wiped.
I then tried to start Microsoft Word but I received the following error:

&quot;The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect&quot;;

I receive that error for most of my other programs.

When I tried to run event viewer, it says:

&quot;MMC could not create the snap-in&quot;

Please help. Is it possible to restore my applications without reinstalling them all?

Sysinfo Log:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8600 @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3066 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 , 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 289804 MB, Free - 64740 MB; D: Total - 15359 MB, Free - 9693 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0F237N, A09, .2WZ222S.CN4864395K0725.
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

EDIT: I ran SCF again. It said it detected corrupted files but when I restarted my computer, I am still unable to run most of my applica... Read more

Answer:Side-by-side configuration incorrect - application errors after System File Check

8 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

When I insert a flash drive into one of the dead ports, initially the message pops up indicating that the computer recognizes something has been inserted into the port, but then it immediately disappears and the port is dead. I went to Device Manger-->Portable Devices and tried to fix one of the three dead ports. At some point (after I scanned for hardware changes, I think) it did show the drive letter, but it had a yellow triangular error-message  indicator. I right-clicked and selected Properties, and it said "This device cannot start (code 10)." Then the drive letter disappeared, though it has come back sporadically. I hope this is clear. Would appreciate any ideas. Thanks. Jane Doe 

Answer:E545--USB ports on left side of computer all died at once, but port on right side is still working

I also noticed this problem. Only the USB port nearest the rear is working. Even when I boot into the BIOS with a USB drive attached, only that port enumerates anything.

1 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

T60p running WinXP - arrow keys "shift" screen side to side instead of moving cursor ; happens in Notes and Excel.  How do I reset to "normal"?

Answer:T60p - arrow keys "shift" screen side to side instead of moving cursor

Try to turn off scroll lock (key named "ScrLk") -gan

1 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

I am trying to fix my friends computer which is having several weird issues. When you login everything appears to be normal but Windows loads to a black screen with a cursor. Ctrl + Alt + Del to task manager and I can run explorer.exe to restore the desktop. However the problem now is once your at the desktop all programs when you try to run them pop up with an application failed to run side-by-side configuration is incorrect. these problems are not apparent when the computer is ran in safe mode, but I can not figure out what to do. I checked the registry HKLM software windows nt logon and explorer.exe is the value.
Malwarebytes when ran in safe mode does not detect anything either.

Answer:windows logs in to a black screen, programs have side by side config

Some possibilities: this application failed to start because side-by-side-configuration is incorrect

Was this computer upgraded from Vista to Windows 7? If so that may be the cause. You can try doing a Repair Install of Windows 7 to see if that corrects the problem.

3 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

Hi all,
I wounder if some can help me please
I have an error message coming up on all 32bit application that says “the application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect.”
I have done a lot of searching and found that most say I have to uninstall Visual C++ then load an update from Microsoft. That’s great but the side by side error won’t let me uninstall or install anything
I ran sfc /scannow and it found some error and did not fix others The log is below
I hope someone can help
Code:
CBS log
2013-03-28 16:10:08, Info CBS Starting TrustedInstaller initialization.
2013-03-28 16:10:08, Info CBS Loaded Servicing Stack v6.1.7601.17592 with Core: C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-servicingstack_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17592_none_672ce6c3de2cb17f\cbscore.dll
2013-03-28 16:10:10, Info CSI [email protected]/3/28:05:10:10.05 WcpInitialize (wcp.dll version 0.0.0.6) called (stack @0x7fee84ef0ad @0x7fee87a9849 @0x7fee87734e3 @0xff32e97c @0xff32d799 @0xff32db2f)
2013-03-28 16:10:10, Info CSI [email protected]/3/28:05:10:10.07 WcpInitialize (wcp.dll version 0.0.0.6) called (stack @0x7fee84ef0ad @0x7fee87f6816 @0x7fee87c2aac @0x7fee87735b9 @0xff32e97c @0xff32d799)
2013-03-28 16:10:10, Info CSI [email protected]/3/28:05:10:10.07 WcpInitialize (wcp.dll version 0.0.0.6) called (stack @0x7fee84ef0ad @0x7fef5478738 @0x7fef5478866 @0xff32e... Read more

Answer:Side by side error stopping all 32bit apps and many window's fucctions

Hi scott and Welcome to Seven Forums.

Did you try to boot into safe mode? Or even better a system restore?

6 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

This morning I came into my office to find my pc (p4, win7) apparently in a loop. the cpu usage was very high on all four processors, and the disk usage was high as well. I tried restarting the computer but there was so much cpu usage that I couldn't even type. So after 10 minutes or so, I just pulled the plug.

The first problem was that Norton Internet Security stopped working. After an hour on 'chat' with Symantec, they reloaded the software for me and now NIS is working properly. But I still have (at least) two probems. (1) My RIMDeviceManager fails with an 0xC015002 error, and all my MSOffice 2007 programs fail with "The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect."

I unstalled all the Microsoft C++ programs and then did an MSOffice "repair" and it looks like C++ Redistributable (32 and 64-bit) were re-installed, but Outlook, Excel, etc, still get the same error. Everything I've read about fixing the problem is way over my head (and I'm fairly technical). Does anyone have a clue what I should be tracking down?
 

Answer:Office 2007: The application has failed to start because the side-by-side config...

Re: Office 2007: The application has failed to start because the side-by-side config.

I've done some more checking and find that quite a few programs are failing to initialize because of this side-by-side thing: Adobe Premiere Elements and Adobe Photoshop Elements, Cyberlink Power Director 8, Microsoft LifeCam (no error, it just doesn't do anything), FormatFactory - there may be more, I haven't checked them all. Each program fails to initialize with the 'side-by-side configuration' error message. Please help!!
 

8 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

First post...

I am coming to you as a last resort. I built my own PC and installed Vista Ultimate 64 bit OEM edition. Has been working fine for ~2 years.
Now every time I attempt to open a program I get the error "The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail".

The only progam that is barely working is IE 64 bit edition. I cannot download or run any files.

Microsoft wants 59$ to speak to a technical support representative(What a joke, multibillion dollar company wants extra $ for tech support??...).

Doing a ton of research I have tried various things to remedy this with no avail. System restore did not work. Doing a sfc /scannow in command prompt does not work, it does not even run. Wasted 3 hours of my life doing a thorough checkdisk as well.

The error in the event log is as follows...
Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_microsoft.windows.c..-controls.resources_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.6001.18000_en-us_72e6f33f34dfabb9.manifest" on line 18. Invalid Xml syntax.

So the problem has to do with this manifest file? I really am clueless as to my next move. I can not download and run anything at all.... Can I do a Vista repair installation with my OEM version?

Should I try and get my hands on a cheap upgrade version of Windows 7?

Answer:Vista x64: Side by side configuration error, no programs work halp :(

Welcome
Until our Forum expert in this area, Niemiro, comes on line, maybe this will give you a lead.
side by side configuration

16 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

With the introduction of the new and clever 'Snap' functions, two basic functions for organising the desktop seem to have been lost. I and others have tried asking the MS Community, but are struggling to find the vocabulary needed to ask the question, and are getting only non-answers.
So, I will try here..Questions:Noting that these very basic features have been available in all previous versions and editions of MS Windows:
1. How do I now, in W10, get two desktop app windows (DAWs) to share the desktop equally? This used to be achieved by having two DAWs active, and then selecting 'Show windows side by side'. Now, in W10, selecting 'side by side' results only in a cramped tiling of active windows.
2. How do I now, in W10, get DAWs to 'remember' their last setting of size and position, such that re-opened DAWs will open with the same size and position that they had when last closed?
3. Could someone give a direct answer to these two questions, providing the solutions as steps to be taken in W10 - or, will someone confirm that these features are no longer available, in W10?
Two windows, one desktop, i.e.: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
x..................x..................x
x..................x..................x
x.......App1.......x.......App2.......x
x..................x..................x
x..................x..................x
x..................x..................x
x..................x..................x
x..................x..................x
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx... Read more

Answer:Updated: W10 App Windows: 'Side by Side', & Setting Default Size/Position..

If you drag App1's title bar all the way to the left side of the screen, it'll "snap" to the left. The same for App2; drag the title bar all the way to the right side of the screen for it to "snap" to the right. (This can also be done using the keyboard short cut "Win + left/right arrow")
The old function for right clicking on the task bar and selecting "cascade windows, show side by side, etc" is still there, but now it allows for more open windows, and depends on your screen size.
As far as I can tell, open windows do remember their last position.

4 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

When trying to open a number of programmes including Microsoft Works Word processor is "application cannot be opened as side by side configuration is incorrect"

How do I tackle this please!

Answer:Error message: "application cannot be opened as side by side configuration is incorrect"

Hi

To be honest I never meet such problem with the operating system but firstly I would recommend trying to repair the OS.

Boot up the notebook and press F8. Then choose option called Repair the Computer.
Now you will see a some options. Here I would recommend choosing the first option called: Startup Repair.
This option automatically fixes problems that are preventing Windows from starting.
But I?m not quite sure if this is good enough to fix your issue with the system.

If this does not help I would recommend reinstalling this Microsoft Works package.

3 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

all instructions can be found here at
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/17342/upgrade-office-2003-to-2010-on-xp-or-run-them-side-by-side/

 

More replies
Relevance 86.92%

I have an Inspiron 5545 running win10.
On opening, the right side hinge on the keyboard section pulled three screws and inserts free, cracked the plastic in the corner where the hinge is located, killed the WiFi, and caused an intermittent vertical line to appear on the screen.
The laptop has never been out of  the house, never dropped, and seldom left my lap when I was home.
It runs, but is held together with aa 1.5" black paper clamp and connects to the home network via a USB WiFi dongle from Wal-Mart..
This is my fourth or fifth laptop and the first to have the case fail.  This is a design failure in my opinion.  Boo on you, Dell.  I've bought a lot of your computers over the years because they worked and did not fall apart with normal use.  This one disappoints.
Rev. William J McVay, D.D.

More replies
Relevance 86.92%

I bought a Dell Inspiron 5545. From the first day I lifted the screen of the laptop, there was a click from the right side where the hinge of the screen meets the base of the laptop. I just assumed this was something internally that kept the screen in the open position because there are so many other items click when you open them. However, over the past few weeks a gap started to appear that has become increasingly larger between what appears to be the bottom of the case and the top in that same place where the right hinge is.
C'mon Dell.  It is a design flaw and should be fixed as such.

More replies
Relevance 86.92%

Model:  HP Pavilion m6 Notebook PC 15".   Laptop used minimally and still in beautiful shape other than these noted issues:  Left hinge is broken away from plastic casing (see pic) and Right hinge is broken away from lid plastic (see pic).   From what I'm reading, it seems the plastic base, chassis, and possibly lid base and hinge need replaced.  Please let me know what HP is offering as far as replacement parts and repair.  This seems to be an ongoing issue with HP notebooks.  I've purchased a total of three HP notebook/laptops over the past four years so I'm very concerned about these issues and why HP has allowed it to continue for so long and across so many different models.  It seems to me the plastic used in making these parts does not have the tensile strength required in notebook/laptop use.  I would think this issue would've been corrected years ago and not have continued.  Please advise.  I do love all my HP laptops other than these issues.   Thank you. 

Answer:Left Side Hinge Plastic Casing Piece Broken and Right Side L...

@Awell

 

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).

If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.

Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.

1 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

Hi,
I recently bought my Dell XPS 9560. My dell xps screen appears cooler on the left side and slightly warmer on the right side. It is not noticeable in any color but when I visit websites with a white background like google, I can notice that the right side is slightly warmer (yellowish) which is distracting. Any idea on how should I proceed with the issue?
Thanks

Answer:Dell XPS 9560 Screen - left side cooler and right side warmer

If "recently" is less than 21 days from shipment and from Dell directly, the best option is to contact customer support and have the system replaced.
If it's more than 21 days from shipment, the warranty will cover the display replacement, which is the only solution -- though if the system is new enough, you're better off having it replaced than repaired.

1 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

i cant open my windows live movie maker due to Side by Side configuration error. Can anyone help me?

Answer:Windows Live movie Maker Side by Side configuration error

Isn't that a Win 7 app?

1 more replies
Relevance 86.92%

Hi everyone, Has anyone noticed any issues with their W530 hanging when picking the unit up or applying slight pressure on the bottom right side while typing? My video sometimes goes haywire when this happens and its a telltale sign that my system is locked up.  I think i may have a damaged mb internally but just wanted to see if anyone else has seen this same issue or something similar.  Thanks!

Answer:W530 Hangs when slight pressure applied to bottom right side or picking laptop up from that side

Reseat the ram and hdd.

3 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hi

I have a column of data which contains a reference followed by the customer name.

examples:-

Cell B1: 0111213729 rivett luke
Cell B2: 0122022157 fernandes de souza henrique
Cell B3: 0803141945 lopez fernandez eduardo

I am using excel 2007 and want to find the code to separate the number from B1 into cell C1 and the name in B1 into Cell D1.

I would be most grateful for any help with the appropriate formulas.

Many thanks
 

Answer:split numbers & text in a single cell into 2 cells, xl2007

are the numbers always 10 digits
and do the numbers always have a space between the number and the customer

couple of ways

you could use a
=MID(B1,1,11)
=MID(B1,12,50)

if the number is variable but always the first space is between the name
=MID(B1,1,FIND(" ",B1,1))
=MID(B1,FIND(" ",B1,1)+1,50)

Rather than 50 - if the customer name is possibly longer - you could use the len() of the cell
=MID(B1,FIND(" ",B1,1)+1,LEN(B1))
 

1 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

I have extensively searched these forums for a solution to my problem but can't find it. I have found some similar problems, but none exactly the same, here is what happened:

I have a Windows7 computer running just fine. I pulled the hard drive out of my old computer and had installed it in the new one and it seems fine. I can access both drives and i all my files are there. The problem i am having is that i can't open any files from my old hard drive if the program they need to open is also on that old hard drive.

For example, my old hard drive has AutoCAD on it, my new hard drive doesn't. When i click on AutoCad i get the annoying "The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect" message. This happens with lots of programs, not just AutoCAD. I have MS Office on the old hard drive but when I try to open a word or excel file it won't open. It's like the computer is trying to open files from my old hard drive with applications that are on my new drive. This is a problem because i cant afford to buy 2 copies of autoCAD and 2 copies of MS Office and 2 copies of every program i have.

I feel like there is a simple fix for this but i can't figure this one out.
Thank you for help!!!!

Answer:Installed 2nd hard drive....side-by-side configuration incorrect

Hi welcome to the forum.

to my knowledge you will need to reinstall the programs as you cant use programs that are installed on the hard drive from another computer as it will have writen registry items when the program was installed.

i'm sure someone will correct me if i am wrong.

6 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hello

I am usually the person people go to when they have computer issues, but I am not by any means formally educated in any IT field or even familiar with C++, bin, dll files etc. but I am pretty good at figuring out resolutions to fairly complex computer situations both hardware and software related. Unfortunatly I am having quite a few problems with my new Vista laptop that I cannot resolve after trying every suggestion seen online.

1.) It seems to have started with Adobe. I installed adobe reader, and since then all my office programs, adobe, most other applications do not open. The error is a side by side config error. Heres are some examples in event log.
//
Activation context generation failed for "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Symantec Shared\coShared\Browser\2.0\CoIEPlg.dll".Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_policy.8.0.microsoft.vc80.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.3053_none_516e2c7b0f48c07f.manifest" on line 3. The policy contains a <noInherit> tag, but only manifests may have these.
//
Activation context generation failed for "C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\fusion.dll".Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_policy.8.0.microsoft.vc80.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.3053_none_516e2c7b0f48c07f.manifest" on line 3. The policy contains a <noInherit> tag, but only manifests may have these.
//
Activation context generati... Read more

Answer:Multiple issues including Side by Side config error

A quick update...

After going back to the log files to see when the errors exactly started i came across over 500 errors in a single day. They were caused by Symantec. Literally 50 a second for ten minutes these errors were logged, i paged through them and it took me forever.

Activation context generation failed for "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Symantec Shared\coShared\Browser\2.0\CoIEPlg.dll".Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_policy.8.0.microsoft.vc80.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.3053_none_516e2c7b0f48c07f.manifest" on line 3. The policy contains a <noInherit> tag, but only manifests may have these.

More error logs that may be usefull

Activation context generation failed for "C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Graphics-Full-Existing\MMLoadDrv.exe".Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_policy.8.0.microsoft.vc80.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.3053_none_516e2c7b0f48c07f.manifest" on line 3. The policy contains a <noInherit> tag, but only manifests may have these.

Activation context generation failed for "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\sirenacm.dll".Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_policy.8.0.microsoft.vc80.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.3053_none_516e2c7b0f48c07f.manifest" on line 3. The policy contains a <noInherit> tag, but only manifests may have these.


I finally foun... Read more

6 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu and sectioned off a part of my hard drive for it. I intended to have it set up to run both windows 7 and linux together and let me choose which boot disk I wanted to use at start up. Ubuntu took over and so I read through some forums online. I can now get to the Windows 7 loading screen but it freezes there. I have my install disc and was hoping someone could assist me with getting windows 7 back. I do not care if I loose Ubuntu. I am currently sitting with the Administrator: X:\windows\system32\cmd.exe from the System Recovery Options Menu with my Windows 7 Disc in the tray. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated (if i can save my HD great if not I can live with that).

Tavious

Answer:Unable to boot Windows after installing linux to run side by side

You'll need to boot System Recovery Options to run Startup Repair repeatedly.

Make sure the Win7 partition or its 100mb System Reserved partition (preferred) is marked Active first: Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two)

If this fails after three separate repair attempts with reboots using DVD or Repair CD, boot free Partition Wizard bootable CD to doublecheck which partition is set Active, then click on Win7 HD to highlight it, from Disk tab select Rebuild MBR, OK, Apply, reboot.

If Win7 doesn't start, boot DVD/Repair CD to run Startup Repair 3 times again.

If these fail, change the Active flag to Win7 partition if it is on SysReserved. Try Rebuild MBR and if necessary Startup Repairs again.

Linux can corrupt Win7 beyond repair so you may need to copy out your files using Win7 disk or Paragon Rescue CD: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

Then run full Factory Recovery from its partition at boot, or using disks you've made or order, or use the Win7 Install DVD to clean reinstall following these steps: Reinstalling Windows 7

2 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

So my issue is that when I log into my computer it will some times (not all the time) revert from a side by side multi monitor setup to a over under setup. Like if you go into screen resolution settings I will have it set to monitor 1 on the left, and
monitor 2 on the right, then when I lock the computer and then log back in, it will have monitor 1 positioned over the top of monitor 2. 

I'm thinking there is possibly a default that it keeps going back to, but I'm not sure where I would look for that, other than the screen resolution settings. Another possibility for the origin of this problem could be Microsoft User Experience Virtualization
Agent, which we have installed on all our computers here to synchronize the various setting we have connected to our profiles. It looks like UEV might synchronize monitor layout settings, and with that it could be some how defaulting on an over under set up.
Overall I am unsure of what to do about his. 

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

Windows 7 64-bit. None of my applications or programs work not even internet explorer (sending this from another computer).

I ran HJT and this is what I got

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:26:34 AM, on 6/3/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16766)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\NDSTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSwMgr.exe
C:\Users\Aja\Documents\HijackThis.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page =
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://msn.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL =
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page =
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\Windows\SysWOW64\blank.htm
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
R3 - URLSearchHook: Zynga Toolbar - {7b13ec3e-999a-4b70-b9cb-2617b8323822} - C:\Program Files
(x86)\Zynga\tbZyn1.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files (x86)
\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEH... Read more

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

So my issue is that when I log into my computer it will some times (not all the time) revert from a side by side multi monitor setup to a over under setup. Like if you go into screen resolution settings I will have it set to monitor 1 on the left, and monitor 2 on the right, then when I lock the computer and then log back in, it will have monitor 1 positioned over the top of monitor 2.

I'm thinking there is possibly a default that it keeps going back to, but I'm not sure where I would look for that, other than the screen resolution settings. Another possibility for the origin of this problem could be Microsoft User Experience Virtualization Agent, which we have installed on all our computers here to synchronize the various setting we have connected to our profiles. It looks like UEV might synchronize monitor layout settings, and with that it could be some how defaulting on an over under set up. Overall I am unsure of what to do about his.

Any one have any ideas?

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hi there,

So in XP one was able to select open windows from the taskbar via holding CTRL and left clicking on each one, then right clicking and tile / arrange vertically the selected windows...

In windows 7 I cant seem to do it automatically. Yes i can do it manually with three or more windows, but i shouldnt have to.

I cant get three or more windows to tile next to each other, i can only get two windows to go side by side via the snap feature.

Any ideas on how to get three or more windows side by side semi-automatically?

Thanks for reading.
 

Answer:Window snap - How to get three or more windows arranged vertically side by side?

7 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

I sometimes find that some pictures look more or less the same & like to compare them side by side to see which I like best.

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

I just came home from work and there was a power failiure while I was working. I turned my computer back on and went to open Google Chrome, but this message appeared...

"The application has failed to start because its side by side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail."

I have no clue what this means or what to do. I'm using safari at the moment and went on google and all the instructions look really confusing. I know VERY little about computers and the terms and what not. So any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Answer:Help! Cant Open Google Chrome. Side by Side Configuration Is Incorrect.

If this "repair" does not work I would try a restore point if you have a recent one.

Message: The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. | Chief Architect Knowledge Base

Basically for Vista it is open Programs and Features from Control Panel, scroll to chrome and click Repair.

1 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hello Richard,

I've run a scan and the result appears encouraging:

"Windows Resource Protection" did not find any integrity violations."

Attached is a copy of the results: sfcdetailsFrancaBB.txt

I'm moving on to the sxstrace ... according to Lorien's directions.

George

Answer:Side-by-side configuration error after Quicken 2010 upgrade

Hello George!

Well done on creating a new thread. Thanks for that!

Well, nothing wrong in the SFC log. That has got to be good - as long as we get a lead from one of the other logs!

Thanks for continuing on. I am afraid that I can do nothing until I get those other logs, as that SFC logs showed nothing wrong.

Again, thank you, and the very best of luck!

Richard

8 more replies
Relevance 86.51%
Answer:What free photo viewer will allow me to view with two or more pictures side-by-side?

Chasys Draw IES allows working with layers and WildBit Viewer can compare photos side to side.

1 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

I recently performed a Lenovo update on my T430si, and now I am getting an error that TvsuCommandLauncer.exe failed ot start because side-by-side configuration is incorrect.  This laptop is now running Windows 10 and also running very slow.  That is why I tried to do the Lenovo update, thinking it would help with performance. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to resolve this?

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hello
I have come across a few similar posts regarding this error message but mine seems to display a different error message when using the event log. I have noticed that the error messages posted by other users displayed are quite different e.g. D:\3ds
Max 2011\3dsmax.exe".Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_policy.9.0.microsoft.vc90.openmp_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.30729.4148_none_0e9108e3b72e14d4.manifest" on line 0. Invalid Xml syntax.
I dont receive such a detailed error message. My error message in event log is: Activation context generation failed for "S:\spa\spa.exe".Error
in manifest or policy file "S:\spa\spa.exe" on line 0. Invalid Xml syntax.
I am using a software called premier spa and it keeps failing to open. 
I just wanted to post my error message and see if anyone has any suggestions on how to fix this problem. 

Thank you.

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

I have Vista. When someone sends me an Adobe document I can't open it. The error message says that my side by side configuration is inaccurate. If I save the document to my desktop, I can then open Adobe and open it from there but it is a hassle. Why can't I just open the document from the source?

Answer:Adobe Reader - side by side configuration is inaccurate error

Latest version of Acrobat? Tried uninstalling and re-installing to see if it fixes it?

Didn't do something silly like use a duplicate file utility or remove things from the WinSxS folder?

Better option, use Foxit instead,

Foxit Software - Foxit Reader for Windows

2 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hi, I'm hoping someone here can help me, I was referred to this forum by nasdaq in the malware removal forum to help with some residual problems I've been having with my hp notebook (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/498613/infected-with-virus-appplicunwntwin32adwareibryteh289567536/
).
 
The following error is popping up when I try to open certain programs on my computer: "The application failed to load because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect.  Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail."
 
I am able to access the sxstrace.exe tool but when I try to get the trace to run, I get an error message- "Access is denied" (see above post for screenshots, etc.).  At first I just noticed this happening with my Kindle for PC, but has now graduated to my Dropbox as well.
 
Any advice on what to do next?

Answer:Error Msg: This application failed to start because its side-by-side configurati

I am currently trying the steps listed here-
 
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-pictures/this-application-failed-to-start-because-side-by/7673bf12-87c2-48ca-b5ae-b8aa85e295dc 
 
and will advise.
 
Also- I realize the sxstrace.exe tool may not have worked because I didn't access the cmd prompt in administrator mode which gives me a different prompt: Windows\system32.
 
Will try that as well.

11 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

I am using a 30" at 2560x1600. Each time I open Word Perfect X3, and open 2 documents, I have to resize it to fit approx. 1280x1600 for each document..

Now, if WordPerfect X3 itself is opened at 1280x1600, and I open 1 document, no problem.

But if I launch WordPerfect X3 to 2560x1600, then open 2 documents, I run into the above problem, so I have to spend time to resize them every time.

Should WordPerfect X3 automatically memorize the size setting of 2 document?
 

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

I get this message whenever i try to start ay program in the Microsoft office and with trillian. I have tried re installing office but have not had any success in getting the program to run. Is there anything i can do to get these programs running again?

 error.png   152.54KB
  10 downloads

Thanks,
Ryan

Answer:the application failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect

I saw that message in Office 2010 when I had it over more than one drive, program on C, files on E it went badly. ended up uninstalling an re-installing on just C:// and never had the issue again

4 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hi Everybody!!

I'm trying to make a video of multiple videos I have and combine some of them into one frame side by side onto a single video.

For example...

I have two perspectives filmed from this concert I went to. Me and my friend used separate cameras. Now I want to display both camera views onto one window and show them both playing at the same time but showing the different views.

Know what I mean?

I am not familiar with video editing so I am can't figure out how to explain the desired result I am after. So I am not sure if I am making sense. LoL

I can't seem to find what I'm looking for cuz I don't think I'm using the right keywords. I'm also hoping to find a program that does this for free.

Does anybody know of any program like this or anything about the desired effect I'm trying to obtain?

Thanks so much for listening!!

Have a good one!
 

Answer:Is there a program that lets you show two videos at once side by side in same frame?

Re: Is there a program that lets you show two videos at once side by side in same fra

This looks superb for what you are trying to do...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNgeuB-32e4&hd=1
 

11 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Error Message:The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect.  Please see  the application event log for more detail. Looked at the event log but did not understand the info provided.  Also got error on PWRMGRV.OCX when clicking on Power Manager. Am not sure how this resolve these? Got my T61 today and did some cleanup.  Deleted Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Server and some other non-Thinkpad utilities.Message Edited by yvrwindsor on 04-07-2008 11:45 PM

Answer:At Vista startup, PWMTR32V.DLL side by side configuration problem

This was the error.Activation context generation failed for "C:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\PWMTR32V.DLL". Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.MFC,processorArchitecture="x86",publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b",type="win32",version="8.0.50608.0" could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis. Found the answer. <http://forums.lenovo.com/lnv/board/post?board.id=T_Series_Thinkpads&message.reply_to_id=4695> Download Microsoft Visual 8.0  <http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=200B2FD9-AE1A-4A14-984D-389C36F85647&displa...> and it worked.

6 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

How can I open 2 excel files side by side in Office 2010?

Answer:How to open 2 excel files side by side in Office 2010?

See if this helps: Comparing Two Excel 2010 Worksheets Side by Side - For Dummies

1 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

This is the error I get when I tried to install Avast on my cousin's computer. The same error message appeared when I tried to install it on my own machine but all I had to do was uninstall and reinstall to get it to work. I gave up with it for my cousin's computer and just used that one that they had installed on their old machine. I want to get rid of Norton on my laptop, but don't want to be left hanging with no AV if I get the same error on my laptop. Anyone have any insight before I do this?
Thanks,
Spock96
 

Answer:the application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorre

Re: the application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is inc

You do not mention the version of windows on those two computers.

If Win 7
http://allinfoatoneplace.org/windows/avast-antivirus-error-application-failed-to-start/

if Vista read the last post in this thread
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=123424.msg937287#msg937287
 

3 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

On quite a few different programs, i'm getting the error message:

"The application has failed to start because its side by side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail"

I've read so many forums online where people have had a similar issue, but nothing has been helpful. The most common suggestion is related to VisualC++ but when i installed it, I got the same error! I tried running it without saving, then I saved it and tried running it, again the same error.

I've opened the event viewer, theres quite a few 'sidebyside' error messages, but I dont know what to do with any of that information. The first side by side error is this one:

Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls,language="&#x2a;",processorArchitecture="X86",publicKeyToken="6595b64144ccf1df",type="win32",version="6.0.0.0"
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Silverlight\4.0.50524.0\Silverlight.Configuration.exe

I havn't a clue how it started, my computer was fine yesterday, I opened it today to these errors, I tried rebooting but it didnt help.

If any more information is needed, I'll provide what I can.
Thanks

Answer:side-by-side configuration is incorrect error on multiple programs?

Follow the instructions here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135 to install VisualC++

3 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hello Everyone,

This is my first post on Major Geeks and I would like to say thank you to everyone upfront.

Recently my computer had a BSOD on startup and afterwards I have been getting a lot of error messages that say a program cannot start because it's side by side configuration is incorrect. A different forum had me try things such as sfc /scannow but everything I have tried so far has either failed due to the side by side configuration or has not been able to find a problem. My .net framework is currently down and I can not get it to start up and most of my drivers are also down. I cannot access the internet through a web browser due to the side by side errors; however, my computer does have an internet connection. I also cannot install any new programs or activate AVAST for the same reason.

I followed the instructions from this post http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=139681 and I have attached what I could. Out of the 5 scans listed, only Roguekiller and Hitman Pro worked. Everything else failed due to side by side errors.

Again, Thank you for any help you can provide.

View attachment HitmanPro_20130614_0942.log



View attachment RKreport[1]_S_06142013_02d0924.txt
 

Answer:Post BSOD side by side configurations incorrect. Possible Virus?

Welcome to Major Geeks!

This is probably not a malware problem. Have you seen the below topic:

http://www.vistax64.com/software/245768-side-side-configuration-incorrect-2.html
 

3 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Title says it all. I tried to have a Chrome window and a Spreadsheet showing side by side but it doesnt work. It works fine with IE9 and Firefox. Is this the case or is there a setting in Chrome I can change? Or is this a Windows 7 fault??
thanks
h

Answer:Show Windows Side By Side .... doesnt work with Chrome?

If you use the windows key and the right or lef arrow key on an open window that shortcut will move the window to the left or right side depending on which arrow key you have used.

2 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

I can't install or uninstall any software.
Most of the installed software are not working.
The default windows apps are working and few of the installed games are working (Witcher 3 - don't know how) .
Tried to reinstall Visual C++ Redistro but not working as none of exe files are opening with side by side config issue.

Answer:Side by side configuration issue since Windows 10 Update on 09 Aug 2016

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I can't install or uninstall any software.
Most of the installed software are not working.
The default windows apps are working and few of the installed games are working (Witcher 3 - don't know how) .
Tried to reinstall Visual C++ Redistro but not working as none of exe files are opening with side by side config issue. can you perform a sfc scan?
And check that there aren't any pending OS updates and app updates
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

1 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hello and thank you in advance for your help, I am in desperate need!

To be honest, I'm not entirely sure when this problem started as I haven't been on much the last week or so, but I've tried all the trouble shooting I could find but still cannot manage to fix this problem.

When I try to open Word or Excel I get an error message:
"The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail."

Not totally sure what that means, but I have ran an administrative command prompt of sfc/scannow, and all my bad files are fixed (at least that's what it tells me when I try to run it again)

I also read tips where it tells you to go to the Event Viewer to get more details on the side-by-side problem. Well this seems to be having a problem, too. I get an error message saying:
"MMC could not create the snap-in. The snap-in might not have been installed correctly.
Name: Event Viewer
CLSID: FX:{b05566ad-fe9c-4363-be05-714cbb7cb510}"

I did just get rid of the Scour redirect virus, and I'm 99% sure this was happening while I had that; not sure if it's related, but when I scan (and am doing another just to check) I come up clean.

Thanks again for your help!

Answer:Side-by-side configuration incorrect when trying to open excel & word

Well...have you tried uninstalling the MS Office suite...and then reinstalling?

It could have become damaged. Uninstalling/reinstalling, then updating it would take care of that possibiliity.

Louis

1 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hi whenever i open the Microsoft word documents infact every microsoft application is not opening.

To fix this sissue steps taken

1)installed Microsoft visual c++ 2010 as all previous versions are already installed

2)run sfc /scannow result:corrupted files found but cannot repair

3)repaired Msoffice home and student edition

4)uninstalled msoffice

5)when reinstalling it won't install

6)so at the end i restored my system from where i started.

Can anybody please help me in resolving this issue
i am using windows vista home premium edition.

Answer:Application Failed to start side by side configuration incorrect

I have posted 3 posts for help but unfortunately no one has replied with solution on any of the issues so i think that no one here is bothered here to help. I am greatly disappointed by this forum as i joined to interact and get help and help others however i am not getting any help.

4 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

"The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail."

First of all, I've gotten this on at least 3 different programs. Everyone who's written about this seems to think it's related to their specific program...it's not! Secondly, what I find here in the forum on the subject tells me there has been no solution...also am unable to find any on the 'net'. I think it acts like a virus and is spreading...

What's up with this??? Does anyone know...? It has kept me from opening iTunes so I can't work with my iPad anymore. Certainly there must be someone knowledgeable enough to know what this is and what to do about it...right?:

 

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

So far I have done this and it did not help:

1. Open an elevated command prompt. To do this, click Start, click All
Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run
as administrator. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a
confirmation, type the password, or click Allow/Continue.

2. Type the following command, and then press ENTER:
sfc /scannow
(The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces
incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions.)


FYI, She gets the message when trying to launch the Second Life Phoenix Viewer, however Second Lifes Viewer 2 loads without error.

I am going to perform a CHKDSK on her Lenovo as recommended in an archived thread from this forum and hopefully that will solve the issue. Can anybody think of anything else?

Answer:Experiencing (side by side application error). Need troubleshooting tips

What is the application error? Can you upload a snip

See How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista For More Information

5 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hey Guys,
I have a problem.   Last night, i was up all night, using my pc. I had quite a few tabs open (using chrome), and every once in a while, the cpu had a lot of Work to do, so the pc would respond more slow. During one of these slows, something different happened. Quite a lot of icons just turned into one of the old school Windows icons, most (if not all) of them being .exe files. I wanted to fix all of this, so I used Bullguard, and after that i wanted to use CCleaner. CCleaner didn't Work. Neither did the other programs. They gave me an error in the lines of:

"This version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) verion of the program."

Also, whenever i shut down my computer, or boot it up, an error pops up from LogonUI.exe:

"Error: C:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\wlidcredprov.dll is either not designed to run on windows or it contains an error"

I figured out how to fix this part. I simply installed Windows Live Essentials.
 
And when I open Google Chrome, it just gives me another error. It says that the side by side configuration is incorrect.
I tried uninstalling MyWinlocker but, it is still running in the system tray. I tried looking for a process called mwl.exe, but I can't find it.
 
Also, whenever the computer boots up, I am also greeted with a certain window. It's the window th... Read more

Answer:Bunch of errors - side by side configuration, version compatibility, etc.

Please run System File Checker
 
The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces corrupted and incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions.
 
Click on the Start orb and then type cmd in the Search programs and files box.
 
In the pane above the search box Programs will appear with cmd below it, right click on cmd and choose Run as administrator.
 
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, enter the password, or click Allow.
 
This will open the Elevated Command Prompt, it will look similar to the image below.
 

 
Type in sfc /scannow and then press Enter to start the scan.  Please notice the space between sfc and the /scannow.
 
If the scan finds no integrity  problems the scan will stop.  Type in exit, then press Enter to stop the scan.
 
When the scan is finished please post the log of this scan.
 
To find sfc /scannow log, type cmd in the Search programs and files box. 
 
cmd will appear above the search box under Apps., right click on it and choose Run as administrator, this will open the Elevated Command Prompt.  This will look simlar to the image above.
 
Copy and paste the following in the Elevated Command Prompt, then press Enter.  
 
findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log >%userprofile%\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt
 
This will place a new icon on the desktop titled sfcdetails.  Double click on this ic... Read more

13 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

My vista home premium was running perfectly until June 26, 2010 after a recommended download from the Microsoft update site.(Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile for Windows Vista x86 (KB982670)).

At first I couldn't even get on the internet at all. Local only network. Called my ISP, verified it was not their hardware, or my computer. Called Microsoft, they at least got me back to the internet. Now when I go to open programs that worked perfectly well before I get this message: "The application has failed to start because it side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail." A few programs still open, most do not. The ones that don't all come up with this same msg. These are the ones that don't open:
Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0.exe
zoombrower Ex.exe a canon photo editing program,
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WksWP.exe
" \ " \ " \WksCal.exe
" \ " \ " \wksdb.exe
" \ " \ " \WksSb.exe
" \ " \ " \wksss.exe
Norton Security Program c:\Program Files\Norton 360\Engine\3.8.0.41\uiStub.exe
Quicken WillMaker Plus 2009 c:\Program Files\Quicken WillMaker Plus 2009\qwp.exe
Windows Live:
c:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe
" \ " \ " \Photo Gallery\MovieMaker.exe
" \ " \ " \Photo Gallery\WLXPhotogallery.exe
There are others but I think they don't open because the system restore program cannot complete a syst... Read more

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

Hi

Spanking new A100-PSAANE (on Vista Premium Home Edition) problems:

1) LCD display -
Suddenly the display starts moving sideways as if you are in a merry-go-round and everything is running sideways! When I close the lid and open it again all is well and the display is exactly the same as it was before the problem started!

2) Hitting the scroll bar causes restore -
Quite often hitting the scroll bar causes that window to restore and clicking the same again causes the window to return to maximize.

Anyone knows the solution to these please???

Answer:Satellite A100 PSAANE: display moves from side to side

Hi

Your issues sound very strange and therefore it would be very interesting to know some more details;

Regarding point 1.) Do you mean the whole display or the single windows??
Did you try to change the screen resolution??? What graphic driver do you use???

Regarding point 2.) What scrollbars do you mean exactly??? Did you mean the ?internet explorer? window scrollbars or the "Windows Explorer" scrollbars???

Finally it would be very interesting to know if these issues happen on fresh recovered Vista OS. I would like to know if the same happens on notebook with factory settings!!

3 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

After I reinstalled Windows XP Home on a P4 2.4 G computer and checked Quick Launch in Taskbar & Start Menu Properties, I double clicked the Quick Launch divider in error, and Quick Launch displayed on the second row of the Taskbar.  I was finally able to get Quick Launch on a single row of the Taskbar.  However, it is now on the right side of the Taskbar, and I have not been able to move it to the traditional left side.  While it does not create an operational problem, I am accustomed to Quick Launch being on the left.  Quick Launch is not locked.  How can I get it back to the left side of the Taskbar, with open programs showing on the right?

Answer:Move Quick Launch From Right Side To Left Side Of Taskbar

Click and drag the divider, that should move the toolbar about.Just drag it to its normal position.It works for me, anyway.Hope this helps.

3 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Windows 7, on Toshiba Laptop, all of the recent windows updates have been installed.
I was having issues running the new zynga game on facebook, the ville. I assumed that it was a resource hog and didn?t like the laptop, and it was possible that I didn?t have the most recent installment of Adobe flash, so I upgraded that as well. It still wouldn?t run. So I decided to clean up the hard drive.
I used control panel to uninstall a game that the kids no longer play because it?s now obsolete. I also uninstalled Quickbooks (it wasn?t just quickbooks, it was a bunch of crapware that was installed on the laptop when we purchased it, but since we don?t use quickbook I figured we could get rid of it.) the only reason I bother stating all of this is because I believe in full disclosure. You never know which action caused the issue so it?s best to tell it all. Sorry for the ramble.
I have been noticing that the machine was running slower lately, so that is why I decided to de-clutter the hard drive.
After doing this and rebooting I found that I was unable to run Rockmelt, it came up with the following:
Error: The application has failed to start because the side by side configuration is incorrect please see the application event log or use the command line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail
I consider myself a fair pc tech so I have been troubleshooting this for most of the day by searching it out on the internet, for the most part I have been told to update the C++ redist, I have m... Read more

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

i hate vista. but I gotta work on them cause they break.
I have a laptop handed off that is "stuck" in terms of the way it displays the file system [Windows Explorer].
How do I get this thing to display the side-by-side hierarchical view? you know... computer, drives, top level on the left pane, and the drill-down in the right pane???????

aarrrrgggghhhhh
 

Answer:? Vista Windows Explorer in side-by-side panes like good OS's??!!

The tree view is to the bottom left of the file view, below the favorites.
 

2 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

I booted up my new E450 and am getting this error: tvsukernel.exe The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Is this something I should be concerned about?

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

This is a VERY interesting read. It is amazing what they have changed in the last few months.
You may only see this dialog window once or twice, but Microsoft wants to get it right. The Vista-like (Aurora) background has been replaced with a light blue one that we've seen on Windows.com. All the text has been changed as well. "Find out what's new in Windows 7" is now "Go online to find out what's new in Windows 7" and "See more new features" is now "Go online to learn more." Furthermore, the "Learn more about new Windows 7 features" has been replaced with two bullets:
* Discover new features that can help you be productive, stay safer, and have fun
* Find out everything you need to know about setting up your computer
Read More: Side by side: UI changes from Windows 7 beta to build 7057 - Ars Technica

Answer:Side by side comparison of Windows 7 Build 7000 & 7057

Its an exhaustive article; lengthy but worth reading. Strange, in the Start Menu, Microsoft has decided to put Computer & Games together in build 7057. Wonder why !?

5 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

I have encountered a very stressful problem, whenever I attempt to open Word (2007), or Excel I get an error message which says:
"The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail."
I have been combing forums for the past 12 hours and have attempted several suggested fixes, to no avail. Such as those suggested:
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/officeversionother-officeinstall/word-2007-will-not-open-it-says-the-side-by-side/5cf5bc15-8ab8-470b-bb99-df26bade6e4f
An

Answer:Side By Side Configuration Error when Opening Word 2007

Don't know if this will help CLICK HERE

3 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Ok so I am going to go straight into the good stuff.

Essentially I launch Dragon Age and get an error about side by side configuration. I have already done an enormous amount of research on this subject and have found that the problem is usually attributed to the C++ Redistributable from Microsoft.

I tried to remedy this problem 3 different ways (manually working from a system restore point where Dragon Age & Bioshock 2 did not work, but Mass Effect 2, Call of Duty MW2, and the Original Bioshock were still fully functional) this system restore point had the Microsoft 2008 C++ Redistributable installed, and again the games I listed in parenthesis were working fine.

I first uninstalled the 2008 Redistributable and downloaded and installed the 2005 Redistributable, restarted the computer (even though it did not prompt me) and ran into a massive error. Essentially, this install made every game unplayable (all of those I listed above).

Next, I uninstalled the 2005 Redistributable and reinstalled the 2008 without a restart, and tried to launch every game listed above. Of course, I was back to square one, with Dragon Age and Bioshock 2 still giving me the side by side configuration error.

Lastly I tried launching each game through the program 'depends.exe' (using the .exe) to see exactly which dependencies each game required. Of course, both Dragon Age and Bioshock 2 gave me the side by side configuration, telling me that a MSVCP80.dll file could not be found with... Read more

Answer:Side by Side Configuration Error (Attempted several 'easy' fixes already)

This error is by no means fixed, however I thought that I would post in some detailed error information from my event viewer (please read the first post, however, as my problem is unique):

Activation context generation failed for "C:\Program Files\Dragon Age\bin_ship\daorigins.exe". Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.CRT,processorArchitecture="x86",publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b",type="win32",version="8.0.50727.4053" could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.

Activation context generation failed for "c:\program files\2k games\bioshock 2\sp\builds\binaries\BIOSHOCK2.EXE". Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.CRT,processorArchitecture="x86",publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b",type="win32",version="8.0.50727.4053" could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.
 

1 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Is there such a program that will force any video or video game(executable) to display in SBS image? I would like to use this program to play video games from my pc on my GearVR unit. I feel like this shouldnt be too hard to do overall. I know apps like this exist for mobile. I want something like this for my pc. Please help, I beg of you.

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

Is there such a program that will force any video or video game(executable) to display in SBS image? I would like to use this program to play video games from my pc on my GearVR unit. I feel like this shouldnt be too hard to do overall. I know apps like this exist for mobile. I want something like this for my pc. Please help, I beg of you.

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

My friends computer is displaying the message: "the application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. please see the application log for more detail.", when trying to open Microsoft office and Windows live messenger.

Obviously the programs do not open.
How do we solve this?

Thanks, Joe.

Answer:the application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorre

I have seen this before. Do you have AVG installed? AVG and the C++ redistributable seem to conflict. Uninstalling and reinstalling both fixed it.

7 more replies
Relevance 86.51%

Suddenly out of the blue nothing opens - Am not a programmer and don't understand all this lingo have 4 0r 5 redistributible programs C++ 2005, 2008 etc with all relevant service packs - NO LUCK - this is killing me am looking for work and can't get to my resume can't open any programs at all - adobe, microsoft office NOTHING please tell me how to restore my system files to default and start over
 

More replies
Relevance 86.51%

whenever i start an application an error comes out saying 'The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail.'i already did a lot of searching on the web such as installing that c++ 2005 v86 redistrituble, installing visual stuido 2008 sp1 and some other minor things. However this problem is still around. help will be appreciated thanks.

Answer:application failed to start because side-by-side configuration is incorrect.

I was going to tell someone to close this post coz i found a thread that is similar to this. but i dont know why the other thread that i just wrote in isnt bumped at all. Maybe because i wrote it more than 30 days after the previous post was written?

1 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

I run a HP [VISTA-64] computer with HP Upgrade to WIN7 DVD. I have run the DVD a few times, and *basically* W7 is fine. There is ONE issue though. When I have a few family JPGs open and go to the T-B, click on 'Show Windows Side by Side', it does not work right, as it did in V-64. The last time I reformatted, then upgraded to W7, Side by Side worked *once*, then...never again. Almost seems like something else I run 'kills' the ability to view a few JPGs [comparing]. My Wife will not use this W7 computer until I get this squared away. I cannot find a thing about the problem, and nothing on the HP Tech URL either...

Any Help ??

Bill

Answer:W7 Taskbar 'Show Windows Side by Side' Prob.

Hello BillsLastStand, welcome to Seven Forums!


Maybe a clean install will fix your issues, have a look at the tutorial at the link below.

Just backup all your important data first.

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

9 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

hope i'm posting in the correct place.

right side of screen is fading into right side of computer monitor, can't seem to expand.
it's about an inch on the left side and an inch on the top that show the background of the start up screen.

tia for your help.

More replies
Relevance 85.69%

For some strange reason my Vista 64 started giving me side by side errors.
Every single 32 bit (Program files(x86)) app give me the error, while any 64 bit apps dont.
Trolling for a few hours I found the most common solution to be installing vcredist_x86 This file wont install it gives me the same error.
So I downloaded vcredist_x64, but this file is built with a 32 bit self extractor and results with the same error. I Tried uninstalling the Visual Studio 05 but it gives me a windows installer can not be accessed.
I have tried using a restore point, I have tried sfc /f and it made a log that I am unable to read.
Is there some trigger that can enable windows 32 bit installs to work and I can install vcredist_x86? Thanks.

More replies
Relevance 85.69%

After a BSOD, I restored to the latest configuration that allowed me to boot. Since then, virtually no applications will start, all giving me the side-by-side configuration errors. Uninstall fails. In fact, most programs are no longer even listed. The Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package also fails to start.

I found several posts around the web that suggested running SFC /scannow, which I did. It found errors, but was unable to fix them. It referred me to the CBS.log which it created. I have no idea what any of it means, so I'm including it.

Running Win7x64SP1
Thanks
 

Answer:Post BSOD side-by-side configuration errors

If you want any assistance with Malware Removel, you almost came to the right place.

You need to start a thread in the Malware forum AND you need to go through the READ & RUN ME FIRST Malware Removal Guide.
 

4 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

with windows 7 it was so easy, when I had two windows open, be it word, a browser or windows explorer to chose show windows side by side......they seemed to snap together or were easily encouraged to do so.

with windows 10 the two windows seem to stay over to the left of the screen and both only take up approx 50% of the screen....I try and stretch them to, which works of a fashion but not remembered next time I start the PC....

not sure urge if there is something I should be doing to make this work better...

thanks

Answer:unable to tile two explorer windows side by side

I'm not sure, is this what you're looking for: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

13 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

Running Windows 7. MS Office Basic 2007 will not open up word, excel, and outlook. I get the side by side configuration error. In checking the event log, it says that the Snap MMC would not start. I am totally lost and do not want to reformatt the hard drive.

I have uninstalled all the .NET programs and the office program. I ran all the Windows updates. I uninstalled the Visual C ++ programs and reinstalled them.

Please help.
 

Answer:Office 2007 side by side configuration error

Hi, welcome to the forum,

I have never heard of this but found this using Google :

http://www.codeproject.com/KB/winsdk/sidebysideerror.aspx

Maybe you can find your solution here,

Good luck

BTW, no need to format.
 

1 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

I'm at my wits end so I really hope someone can help. Every time I try to open a MS Office 2010 program, I get an error message "the application failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more details." I have not made any changes or added any programs.
I am running Vista SP2
I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Office.

I can open every other program, even other Microsoft programs, such as Frontpage 2003
 

Answer:The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration

Hi TamariaM

Googling your error message gives this link:
http://www.codeproject.com/KB/winsdk/sidebysideerror.aspx
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/developingf...rror-message-given-launching-dynamics-gp.aspx

Do you have Visual Studio installed?
Did you check the Event Viewer as the error message advised?
 

1 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

Hi

"My Outlook 2007 has just developed a strange error, as follows...

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE

The applicationhas failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more details".


Ive been into the event viewer, as directed by other forums, and this message is displayed.

Activation context generation failed for "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE.Manifest".Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE.Manifest" on line 0. Invalid Xml

I am not very tech minded, although can generally follow instructions.

Does anybody know if this is something I can fix and how to go about it? Or do I need 'external' help.

Thanks

Answer:Outlook showing incorrect side-side configuration

Hi & welcome.

Have you set specific "Save folders for stored messages" created in Outlook on your computer? As these will be lost if you un-install Outlook!

On saying that my first thought & I think the easiest solution would be to un-install it & re-install it.

Please note the comment above about loosing stored folders & messages.

If in doubt, ASK. OK?

1 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

Hi Everyone!

I have 2 screens open side-by-side so that I can verify any duplicate content. When I scroll either document, they both scroll which isn't very helpful.

Can someone offer a suggestion on how to stop the simultaneous scrolling?

Thanks in advance for your assistance.

Vic

Answer:Word 2003 Side-by-Side Windows Scrolling

Anyone?

6 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

Hello,

I've really been having a lot of trouble with .exe files downloaded from the internet (i.e. program installers and the like). When trying to run any .exe installer an error message comes up that says:






Quote:
The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail


This seems to happen with ALL downloaded .exe installers (including Firefox installer, GameStop's app installer, game demo installers, etc).

I'm really stuck for what to do. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

P.S. Also, I cannot read any PDF files in Chrome or Firefox (says "Object label badly formatted"). Any help with this would be appreciated also (Cannot download new version of Adobe Reader anyway).

Answer:Downloaded .exe files - side-by-side configuration incorrect

One possible fix: Prevent "The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect..." error starting Access

6 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

I just got a new HP desktop computer with Vista Home Premium SP1 loaded. I am trying to install an older Photosmart C6150 All-in-One printer. I downloaded the latest software from the HP webside. After install, the printer works great. When I run HP Solution Center to initiate a scanning operation, I get the following error message:

"C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqkygrp.exe The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. See event log...".

I have tried everything I can think of. I have used the L4 uninstall, disabled antivirus, cleaned the registry, etc. Nothing works. I spent hours on the HP web contact site but got no useful help. From searching other forums (including HP's) I know other people have experienced this or similar problems. Does anyone have a solution?

Answer:HP Solution Center side-by-side error message

Re: 'The application has failed to start because it's side-by-side configuration is incorrectThis problem has annoyed me for months now, so I decided to have another go and I have just worked out how to successfully fix this issue!!!!!!!The file that has the problem is a manifest file that is required for any program written in Microsoft Visual C.In my case the file existed but was completely empty. The file is "C:\WINDOWS\WINXSX\MANIFESTS\x86_policy.8.0.microsoft.vc80.mfc_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.762_none_8a14c0566bec5b24.manifest"As this is a system file, you cannot delete it from Vista (even with admin privileges) so first you have to take ownership of the file. To do, this follow the instructions on this link:"http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/how-to-delete-a-s...sta/"Once you own the file delete it and then reinstall the program that is failing (MS Flight Sim X Trail in my case).Everything now works absolutely fine.hardwareanalysis.com

4 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

Hello.
I am getting the following error:

I've tried nearly everything possible. I've tried a sfc /scannow (CBD log is below), I just ran a chkdsk.exe, reinstalled Visual C++ and nothing has fixed it. I've also tried reinstalling the program.
What else can I do? I cannot use a Windows Installer Disk as I don't have one as the company installed Windows for me and I never got a disk.I also don't have a CD large enough to put the .iso on it. I made a Windows Repair Disk but I can't seem to be able to boot from it, my BIOS is that of a Gygabite 990x Mobo.

Please help.

Download to my CBS.txt log: CBS.txt

Answer:Side By Side Confiuration Incorrect (Installing Dreamweaver)

Here's the event log on the error:
Activation context generation failed for "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5\Dreamweaver.exe".Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_microsoft.vc90.mfc_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.30729.6161_none_4bf7e3e2bf9 ada4c.manifest" on line 0. Invalid Xml syntax.

9 more replies
Relevance 85.69%

I have coded many different NFC cards to bring up a certain video after being scanned. Is it possible to have each new instance of my video application placed side-by-side with the others?(the size of each instance would somehow have to be controlled as well for this to work I would assume..) I am trying to have a projector display all these videos from my laptop. I can easily get one video read and displayed but when trying to have each instance project at the same time it is much harder because I cannot control how the instance is created.

Ultimately: I need an application able to make each of these new video instances put beside the other one in real time-each time another NFC card is scanned, while being projected.

Info: I am using the VLC media player and obviously have mutliple instances allowed....but unfortuantely I cannot control where they are placed when they are created.
 

More replies