Tips to fix Windows® error 126
What are issues that lead to the appearance of Windows error code 126? Mention ways to fix the error.
Windows based computers are very popular because of their simplicity and usability. Windows Operating Systems are very light on system resources. Windows Operating Systems also come with an extended help and support feature that enables users to learn all features of the Operating System and also resolve any issues that might come up when the OS is in use. Some of the common issues that tend to come up on Windows computers include blue screen errors, startup issues, shutdown issues, error codes etc. Error codes come up when the Windows OS runs into an unexpected error and is unable to perform a task. Error codes are of different types and error code 126 is a very common one. Error code 126 usually comes up due to corruption of some DLL files on the system. It appears when users try to use database or SQL service on the system. Error code 126 might be also caused by registry related issues, malware infections and so on.
Following details give users more information regarding ways to fix error code 126 on computers:
- Remove malwares
- Clean system registry
- Repair Operating System
Malware infections can cause many problems with the working of Windows computers. Some malwares are known to have the capabilities to cause error code 126 by infecting critical Windows files and damaging them. such problems caused by malwares can be solved by removing the infections using a good antivirus program or malware removal tool. Users are advised to quarantine the infection first and then remove it.
Clean system registry
Your Windows computer has a database of information known as system registry. Registry contains important information regarding the working of various components on the system. As registry entries are created automatically, some errors or issues might develop in them. Such errors within the registry can also cause error code 126. Cleaning the registry with a compatible registry cleaning software would solve such issues. Users are advised to backup the registry before making any changes to it.
Damage to some of the system files of the Operating System installed on the system can also bring about error code 126. The damage to the Operating System files might have been caused by malwares or some third party applications. Users having error code 126 are recommended to check the integrity of the system files using sfc/ scan now command in the CMD. If any system files are found damaged, repairing the OS with default OS repair tool would solve the issue.
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