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Localbridge.exe error in Windows 10, 11: fix it now!

In this article you will find out:

  • how to deal with this issue
  • how to protect your data

Are you ready? Let's read!

About this issue

LocalBridge.exe Bad Image Error 0xc000012f prevents you from accessing the taskbar search box, Microsoft applications, and so on. When trying to open certain applications, you receive a message that the application binary is damaged or the supporting modules are corrupted.

Localbridge.exe error in Windows 10, 11 fix

Clean up the disk

One simple solution to the localbridge error windows problem is to use the Disk Cleanup feature and delete certain files.

Here are the steps:

Press Win + R to open the Run dialog box and paste the cleanmgr command in there and click OK.

In the new window, select the drive on which the operating system is installed (usually C: drive). Select the checkboxes next to the Temporary Files, Installation Log Files, and Recycle Bin options. Next, select the option Clean up system files, select the same disk partition and wait until the files are deleted.

Restart your device and check if localbridge exe error occurs.


About Errors poor picture may occur due to damaged system files. Therefore, as a possible solution to the problem, you can run the System File Checker tool. To do this, open the Run dialog box and paste the cmd command (use the Ctrl + Shift + Enter hotkey to open a command prompt as administrator).

Next, paste the following text and press Enter:


Then you just have to wait for the scan to complete and fix the system files - this can take up to 30 minutes

In addition, you can use DISM, which aims to fix corrupted Windows image files. Here's what to do:

Open a command prompt and select Run as administrator.

Next, paste the following command line and press Enter:


After the process is complete, restart your computer and check the effectiveness of this solution.

Roll back OS update

If you recently installed some updates on your computer, it's time to remove them. Most likely it was they who triggered the Invalid Image Error LocalBridge.exe.

So, in the search bar,appear appwiz.cpl and press Enter.

In the new Programs and Features dialog box, select View Installed Updates.

Select the most recently installed update and click Uninstall on the top ribbon. Then you should simply follow the instructions and completely remove the update from the system.

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