Resolve application error 17235

“Application Error 17235” appears on the screen when using a DVD backup tool such as “InterVideo DVD Copy” and the program encounters a problem that prompts it to close early. The error message is caused by either not restarting your computer immediately after installing the tool, or your computer’s DVD drive is not equipped with the latest driver.

To resolve this error,

1. Return to the desktop of the computer and press the “Start” button in the lower left corner of the screen. Click on the “Control Panel” and wait until a new window is displayed. Scroll through Control Panel and double-click on the icon labeled “Programs and Features.”

2. Click the “Name” field under the “Organize” heading to sort the list of all programs installed on your computer’s hard drive. Look for the name of the software that is reporting the “Application Error 17235” message. It will be in the list of installed apps. Click on the item and then click on the “Uninstall” option at the top of the window.

3. Continue to wait until the uninstallation of the program is complete, and then turn off the Programs and Features window. Place the installation CD of the program that has been removed from your PC. Follow the instructions on the screen to install the program. Once the setup wizard appears and asks you to restart your computer, do as it says.

4. Now try using the app again to see if the error message is still displayed. Close the program and click on the “Start” menu and then on the control panel. Double-click the “Device Manager” button. Click “Continue” when your operating system opens a new window asking for permission to open the Device Manager list.

5. Find the item in the menu that is displayed as “DVD/CD-ROM”. Click on the entry to expand a new list of options. Find your DVD drive name and right click on it. Click “Update Driver” in the menu that appears. Wait for the current driver installation to complete and reboot the system. Open the program that is giving you the error message and try using it again.

Since the error is a general error, there really isn’t much you can do to resolve the issue. But with a little patience and doing the solution above, you should be able to resolve the issue with a minimum of effort and get back to business as usual.

An effective way to fix this error is to use the registry cleanup utility. Learn how to repair and restore program function with this comprehensive maintenance utility for application error. Or if you are comfortable with registry cleaner, you can try Registry Fixer.

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