This error usually pops up after window 10 update and it appears when there is conflict in a file version that’s not compatible with the latest version. Below are some quick tricks.

Solution 1 – Run sfc/scannow:

  1. Press the Windows key to open Start and in the search bar type “Command Prompt”.
  2. In the search results, right-click on Command Prompt, and select “Run as administrator”. Click Allow when prompted.
  3. In Command Prompt, type in “sfc /scannow” and hit Enter.
  4. Wait for the verification to reach 100%. Once the process is complete, restart the computer.

Solution 2 – Install Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015:

For some users, installing the latest version of Microsoft’s Visual Studio Redistributable will resolve error code 0xc000012f. You can find the latest version on Microsoft’s official website and download it.

Once the download is complete, open the installation file and follow the on-screen instructions. Once the installation is complete if reboot requires reboot it. Hopefully, your issue was resolved.