Activation context generation failed. The Application Has Failed to Start Because Its Side-By-Side Configuration Is Incorrect Error
Event Log says:
Activation context generation failed for "<C:\Program Files
(x86)\Common Files\SMART Technologies\SMART Product
Update\activationwizard.exe>". Dependent Assembly
could not be found.
Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.
Like the message says, you need to use sxstrace.exe to get more details of what clapped out.
This video will give you an idea. I presume you know what you are doing with DLLs etc, as that is what I think has clapped out.
- Start trace
- run app to get error.
- stop trace.
- use the tool to bash the trash to readable format.