Thursday, October 2, 2014

Problem with Delphi 2010 (after a Windows update)

Many readers including myself experienced the following problem with the Delphi 2010 installation, after an automatic Windows update.

The Delphi 2010 RAD studio works fine the first time but, when closed and started again the following two errors appear.

Mr. Stephen Ball of Embarcadero provided the following solution to fix the problem permanently

Hi Bertie.

We are going to recommend using the open source and free tool at


I followed the advice of Stephen (Thanks Stephen) and ran the fix (+/- 2.2Mb) and the problem was sorted!

D2010 can now be started and closed consecutively.