Fix Teardown Problem Launching Game On Windows 7 (SetProcessDpiAwarenessContext Not Found)

A lot of players of Teardown are experiencing the problem where they cannot launch the game on Windows 7. The game currently does not support the version of Windows and that might be the reason you are seeing the error. Fortunately through, there is a fix you can try to resolve the error. The developers have recommended you try and run Experimental version in the Steam Beta of the game. However, a lot of players still report the Teardown Problem Launching Game On Windows 7 (user32.dll issue). Stick around and we have a solution you can try. It take a bit of work but gets the game working.

Fix Teardown Problem Launching Game On Windows 7 (SetProcessDpiAwarenessContext Not Found)

When trying to launch the game you get the error, “Entry point not found. The procedure entry point SetProcessDpiAwarenessContext could not be located in the dynamic link library USER32.dll.” A user on the Steam community was able to resolve the error and get the game working on Windows 7 by changing the Hex values.

In order to attempt the fix, you need to download the HxD Hex Editor and target the teardown.exe. The file is located in the install directory of the game. Look for where all your games are installed in the Steam folder.

Once the software is installed, target teardown.exe and change the values

Original [Hex] (53 65 74 50 72 6F 63 65 73 73 44 70 69 41 77 61 72 65 6E 65 73 73 43 6F 6E 74 65 78 74 00)

Change to [Hex] (53 65 74 50 72 6F 63 65 73 73 44 50 49 41 77 61 72 65 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00)

Hopefully, this quick fix should be able to fix the Teardown not launching problem on Windows 7. But, some users are reporting seeing the Teardown application load error 3:0000065432 after attempting the fix. Here is how to address the subsequent issue.

Fix Teardown Application Load Error 3:0000065432

There are a number of reasons you could be seeing the Teardown Application Load Error 3:0000065432. The most effective is to disable the windows virus and threat protection. If the error still persists, try verifying the game files on Steam.

If the above solutions have been ineffective in getting the game going on Windows 7, you have to unfortunately wait for a fix from the developers. The good news is the developers are aware of the issue and are working on a fix.   


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