Google Chrome Error 0X00000005

You’ve heard the hype, seen the funky screenshots and want to get in on the action. So you download and install Google Chrome, only to find an error appear stating;

The application failed to initialize properly (0×00000005). Press Ok to terminate application.

Solution 1
This error is most likely caused due to your system not having the Microsoft.NET framework. Download it here.

Solution 2
It’s also been noted that this problem occurs to an issue with Chrome and Symantec Endpoint Protection. Try removing Symantec Endpoint Protection via the “Add/Remove Programs” control panel section, and see if the error goes away.

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