Error 0xC0000142 when you start an Office 2016 application

Last Updated: March 28, 2018

ISSUE

When you try to start an Office 2016 app, such as Excel 2016 or Word 2016, it fails and you get error code 0xC0000142.

STATUS: FIXED

This issue is fixed in Monthly Channel Version 1803 (Build 9126.2116) or greater. To get the latest update immediately, open an Office app and choose File > Account > Update Options > Update Now.

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