Dell System Detect Could Not Be Started in Windows 10

Dell System Detect Could Not Be Started in Windows 10

Summary: This article gives a fix for the "Application could not be Started" error with Dell System Detect.

Windows 10

When trying to install Dell System Detect on a Windows 10 system, you may receive an error "Application could not be Started".

To resolve this behavior, you should delete the following folder. C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Apps\2.0\

You may need to enable hidden folders in the Folders Options menu to see the folder.

  1. Open the File Explorer.
  2. Tap on View and click on Options (Figure 1, English only).

    File Explorer options

    Figure 1
  3. Under the View Tab, you can enable / disable options. Here you can enable the option to "Show hidden files, folders, and drives". (Figure 2, English only)

    Folder view

    Figure 2

The folder path should look smiliar to this: C:\Users\john_smith\AppData\Local\Apps\2.0\. Once the 2.0 folder is deleted, the error should no longer happen.

Article ID: SLN302974

Last Date Modified: 08/24/2018 11:08 AM

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