qw.exe - Application Error "The application failed to intialize properly (Oxc000034). click on OK to terminate the application"

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Crashes or fatal errors when launching the program can be due to Program, System, or Data.  The easiest way to determine which is the cause is:

1.  Hold the Ctrl + Shift keys when clicking on the Quicken icon (I have to click once on my icon, then Ctrl + Shift + Enter, which accomplishes the same thing).  This will allow Quicken to open with no data file - just a big gray screen and only File and Help menu items available.  If Quicken still gives the same error, then the problem is not Data and you move on to...
2.  Reboot your computer into Safe Mode (and not Safe Mode with Networking), then launch Quicken as you normally would.  If you still get the same error, then you've identified a problem with the program installation.  However, if you do not get the error and Quicken opens and functions (except for online capabilities not available in regular Safe Mode) then you've identified a conflict with another program/application or driver on your system in Normal Mode.
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