he application has failed to start because TradosBasis.dll was not found
Thread poster: Veronica Lupascu

Veronica Lupascu  Identity Verified
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Sep 20, 2010

Dear All,

I am having another issue with my SDLX. I have recently reinstalled the program, because it was moving too slow and Multiterm was totally nonfunctional. It worked fine until yesterday when I cleaned up my system with CCleaner. Now, when trying to create a translation file from a word document, I receive this error message:

The application has failed to start because TradosBasis.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix the problem.


Failed to create translation file

I don't know why the program can not find the .dll file, because I searched for it and it is located in Multiterm folder on disk C.

I tried opening other word documents located in the same very folder and with some word documents SDLX gives the first error message twice, but it is able to create a functional translation file.

Moreover, every time I open a word document in word it opens a new document too, named "document 1, 2, 3 etc." and word crashes when trying to close the new document.

I am using Windows XP, SDLX Trados 2007 (and Multiterm 2007 as well), Microsoft Office 2007 (the documents for translation are .doc files, not .docx)

Thank you in advance for your help.


[Edited at 2010-09-20 06:54 GMT]


Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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NET Framework Version Sep 20, 2010

I only guess that it is from "NET Framework Version" conflict. My PC has the identical error. My PC can startup in 2 different hard drives and I install SDL Trados 2007 [both SDLX and Trados] to both drives with the same license file. No license conflicts. I see that the hard drive [Windows XP SP3] with the failure above has a different sequence of NET Framework Versions since I Installed Across (another CAT tool) to be functional. Another hard drive [Windows XP SP3] runs SDLX fully but Across fails! Your hard drive cleanup may have done something to those NET Framework files.

Soonthon Lupkitaro


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