How to Fix 0xc000007b Application Error (Windows 7 64bit)


Method 1: replace 32-bit xinput1_3.dll with an appropriate version

0xc000007b error most commonly occurs when xinput1_3.dll file becomes corrupted or overwritten with another version which happens to be incompatible with some games or applications.

This happens very commonly, especially with 32-bit version of DirectX games, and usually gets repaired after upgrading or reinstalling DirectX runtime components.



But before going through a little bit complicated DirectX reinstallation process, you should try to repair xinput1_3.dll file by replacing it with an appropriate version. This is 100% safe and secure method and it’s proved to be the most effective way of fixing 0xc000007b error. Follow these steps:

1  Download 32-bit xinput1_3.dll file

2  Extract file using WinRar archiver or 7-Zip

3  Right-click on extracted xinput1_3.dll file and choose Copy

4  Navigate to C:\Windows\SysWOW64 , right click inside the folder and choose Paste. If Copy File dialog prompts, choose Copy and Replace

Note: although it isn’t essential part of OS, you might want to backup your original xinput1_3.dll file and restore it later, if this method doesn’t help you solving 0xc000007b error.


Proceed to the next page to see Method 2


1 2 3 4 5

  1. great job man…u solve it to me ….the 3rd works great

  2. Thank you so much man, ur the only one on the whole internet that could give a clear answer. cheers !

  3. Nauman Khan Afridi says:

    Thank you so much sir . You solved my great problem . Again
    Thank you so much.

  4. thx thx thx thx u are the best

  5. thx man you solved it

  6. charden daxicen says:

    yor the geek men, it worked like a charm

  7. Gr8 job bro, hope you will give us solutions like this always

  8. thanks, it works !

  9. Supeeeeeerrrbbb work brother… SOLVED …

  10. thanks for the advice you da boss!

  11. Thanks a lot! I’ve been searching everywhere but this only works for me. Method 1

  12. Thank you so much. It worked. now i can enjoy my game . ^^ thanks a lot .

  13. I LOVE U BRO

  14. U R the Best U just save me from This Stupid Error… Thanks again and Best Wishes…:)