You may experience different compatibility conflicts between various drivers and Windows 10. This may happen because of some old files included within particular driver patches or due to mismatching between 32-bit applications and 64-bit operating systems.
When an incompatibility issue is spotted by the Windows 10 system, you will receive a system alert. The most common alert that signals this error is the application popup event id 1060.
If you already experienced the application popup event id 1060 error, don’t panic. There’s nothing wrong with your OS and nothing bad can further happen. The pop-up is there to tell you that the OS found something that’s not working as it should between a recently installed driver and your OS.
Usually, this alert shouldn’t stop any processes, besides from the affected driver, which won’t load under your Windows 10 OS. Anyway, here is how you can try to fix the application popup event id 1060 malfunction.
How to solve application popup event id 1060 on Windows 10
- Restart in safe mode and verify if the problem is still there.
- Remove outdated drivers from your computer.
- Update existing drivers.
- Uninstall software that’s not compatible with your Windows 10 system.
Restart in Safe Mode with Networking
You need to identify the reason why application popup event id 1060 is happening. So, first enter safe mode with networking. That’s how you can stop all the third party software running on your computer. If the problem doesn’t appear in safe mode, it means that it is caused by a third party apps or software and not by a default / official Windows 10 driver.
- Thus, press Win+R hotkeys in order to bring the Run box.
- There, enter msconfig and press Enter.
- The System configuration window will be displayed.
- From there switch to Boot tab.
- Under Boot options check Safe Boot.
- And beneath that option also check the Networking checkbox.
- Save your changes and restart your computer.
Remove outdated drivers from your computer
The first thing to do is to identify the hardware component that’s causing the problem. Just check your recently installed drivers or try to remember the software you recently applied on your computer.
- You can see all the drivers that are loaded on your Windows 10 device by accessing Device Manager.
- You can access Device Manager by: click on the Cortana icon and in the search box enter device manager; then, click on the first result.
- From Device Manager you can choose to remove / uninstall any driver you prefer.
- You can then re-install certain software in order to resolve the incompatibility issues.
Update existing drivers
Another solution might consist in updating the existing drivers – the application popup event id 1060 error might be displayed because of some outdated software. So, access Device Manager as already explained. From there instead of uninstalling certain drivers, choose to update them. Just right-click on any driver and select ‘Update’. Restart your Windows 10 device and verify if the application popup event id 1060 alert is still there.
Uninstall software that’s not compatible with your Windows 10 system
As already outlined, the application popup event id 1060 error message might happen because a mismatch between 32-bit applications and 64-bit operating systems. You can remove any inappropriate software through Control Panel:
- Access Control Panel – launch the Windows Search engine and type control panel and select the entry with the same name.
- From Control Panel choose Programs.
- From the list that will be displayed choose the programs that you want to remove.
- Complete the uninstall process by following on-screen prompts.
- Reboot your Windows 10 system if that’s implied.
Those are the solutions that you should try to fix the application popup event id 1060 error on Windows 10. To avoid other similar problems, try to install the latest drivers for your system and always apply the available updates.
Also, be careful when downloading and installing new software; always add software that is compatible with your hardware configuration and the Windows 10 OS that’s running on your computer, notebook, tablet, etc.
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