When trying to start Maple in Windows 2000, the following error occurs: The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000142)

Last Modified: 3rd Jan 2013
Category: Mathematics and Simulation > Maple
Version: Maple 7
Article Ref.: 42B6
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Maple 42B6 When trying to start Maple in Windows 2000, the following error occurs: The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000142) This error occurs when a Windows 2000 program (often running as a service) restricts access to OpenGL. (For example, the MATLAB 6 Web Server runs this way by default). To start Maple or other OpenGL programs in this case, you must stop the program that has exclusive control over OpenGL. If this program is running as a service, change the Startup Type of the service to Manual and then reboot. Maple Maple 7 en

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