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September 3, 2008

Google Chrome : The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000005)

 

The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000005).

Click on OK to terminate the application

 

Symantec causes this issue and the temp. solution is to disable the sandbox. And the solution from Google Groups is 

 

You can try running Google Chrome with --no-sandbox (you need to edit the properties of the shortcut you use to launch it).

 

More links: 

Issues : https://groups.google.com/group/google-chrome-help/search?q=&start=0&scoring=d&enc_author=LjzA1TIAAACxnAQgd0s-x2NJHdBMCj1kX8-qliYfOMJi0wlpwfQxL7SnwL2ldEkDZ3UGY4Fi834vPp-8dun_mzBPI6iup1z0&

Solution 1 : https://forums.symantec.com/syment/board/message?board.id=endpoint_protection11&thread.id=15816

Solution 2 : http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=38#c26

 

 

Update: 

  • I wrapped “--no-sandbox” in CODE tag now to resolve WP double hypen to emdash conversion.
  • Symantec is not the only known source to this issue.
  • To know more about what is sandbox? Please try the pages 25,26 on the book http://www.google.com/googlebooks/chrome/

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