Forge Fails with "The application was unable to start correctly" Error on Windows (Doc ID 1907160.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Guided Search / Oracle Commerce Experience Manager - Version 6.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Forge (and any other process that utilizes Forge.exe, such as %ENDECA_ROOT%\bin\binary2xml.exe, for example) fails on Windows with the following error:

Making changes to Windows patch updates and other attempts to resolve the error are unsuccessful.

Cause

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