Event ID:33 "SideBySide Error" -


After Installing CSRSS Patch, SideBySide Error with EVentID:33 appears in Windows Event Viewer.

Error Mesage: " Activation Context generation failed for "C:\Windows\System32\conhost.exe"

OS: Windows 7


Event ID 33 is logged in the Application log when you start an application that has versioning conflicts. This kind of error doesn’t affect the functionality of application. You can safely ignore this.

Follow the method mentioned below and check.

Method 1:

Try downloading and installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package and check if it helps.

 Method 2:

You can try uninstalling and reinstalling the program and check if it helps:

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Last updated August 4, 2020 Views 237,370 Applies to: