This Application Failed To Start Because GDIPLUS.DLL Was Not Found – Windows 7 Posted on by Webmaster IT Support Forum › Forums › Windows › Windows 7 › Troubleshooting › This Application Failed To Start Because GDIPLUS.DLL Was Not Found – Windows 7 Tagged: Drivers, Graphics This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Webmaster 3 years, 2 months ago. Author Posts September 17, 2014 at 11:42 am #804 WebmasterKeymaster When I boot Windows 7, I get this error and a blank screen: This application failed to start because gdiplus.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem To fix this, try reinstalling your graphics / video card driver, reverting to a Known Good Configuration or roll back the driver. To get rid of the blank screen, start Task Manager (Ctrl+Alt+Del or Ctrl+Shift+Esc) and click on the Applications tab then New Task…. Type explorer and hit enter. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.