Error Message "The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000017)"

  • Live Versions: All
  • Operating System: Windows 10 (Insider build)

An error message similar to the following (referencing Ableton Index.exe or Ableton Web Connector.exe) may appear after installing and opening Live:

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You may also be getting the error message "An error has occurred while opening the ReWire system".

All these could be be occurring if you have installed the Insider Preview build of Windows 10. The solution is to re-install the release version of Windows 10 without the insider preview build. Then install and authorize Live once again.