Q: FAILED TO INITIALIZE SECURITY CLIENT ERROR CODE:202"and"THE APPLICATION WAS UNABLE TO START CORRECTLY (0xc0000142), when trying to open Adobe photoshop CS This thread is locked from future replies

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Dear Sir,

I Had install Adobe photo shop CS in my system,but when i m trying to open the application this error is shown"FAILED TO INITIALIZE SECURITY CLIENT ERROR CODE:202"and with this error another tab is shown OK,when i click on OK tab another error is shown"THE APPLICATION WAS UNABLE TO START CORRECTLY (0xc0000142).click OK to,
please check and find this issue and solve it as soon as you can do so i use my program correctly,

Best Regards,
From Pakistan





1. Which version of Adobe photoshop CS are you using?


You may try to uninstall and reinstall Adobe Photoshop CS and check.

Refer the link to uninstall a Program:


You may also check with Adobe support

Refer the link:


Hope this information is helpful.

Praseetha K
Microsoft Answers Support Engineer

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