When an application crashes on your system, you may see the Event ID 1000 Application error code in the Event Viewer Log. When you see this error, the application shuts down all of a sudden and it doesn’t even get started properly. While Updating your Windows 10 to any available latest update may sometimes resolve the issue, most of the times it does not. The good news is, we have some workarounds for you that can help you get rid of this issue. Let’s see how.
Method 1: By Running a Clean Boot
There is a possibility that some applications or Windows services maybe having a problem with other programs on your system that’s showing the error. Running your system with clean boot will ensure that your Windows 10 system starts with only the essential drivers and software. Let’s see how to fix the issue.
Step 1: Go to Start and type msconfig in the Windows search bar.
Step 2: Left-click on the result to open the System Configuration window.
Step 3: In the System Configuration window, under the General tab, go to the Selective startup section.
Make sure you check the boxes next to Load System Services and Use Original Boot Configuration.
Also, uncheck the box next to Load startup items.
Step 4: Then, select the Services tab, and uncheck the box next to Hide all Microsoft services.
Press the Disable all button.
Click on Apply and then OK to save changes and exit.
Now, reboot your PC and you should no more see the error in the Log Viewer.
However, if the Error ID 1000 still appears, you may try uninstalling the app and then re-installing it. Let’s see how.
Method 2: By Uninstalling and Reinstalling the App
You can uninstall an app or a program (that’s creating the error) easily. You can refer to this article and use any of the ways mentioned.
Wait till the program gets uninstalled and then restart your computer. Now, download the program again and reinstall it. The error should be gone now.
However, if the problem persists, you may try running a system file check as shown below.
Method 3: By Running a SFC Scan
Step 1: Place your cursor on the Start button (next to the Windows icon) and write Command Prompt in the search box.
Step 2: Right-click on the result and select Run as administrator to open Command Prompt in Admin mode.
Step 3: In the Command Prompt window, run the below command and hit Enter:
The process take s a while, so wait till it detects any corrupted files.
Step 4: Once the process is complete, type the below command hit Enter again:
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
This process also takes a while, so wait till completes. The command will fix any corrupted files or errors detected by the sfc /scannow command.
Now, reboot your PC and the Event ID 1000 Application error code should be gone.
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