Today, when trying to execute a test program on Vista, I got the above error. I have copied only executable and forgot to copy manifest file to the destination folder. So, I was getting the above error, when I tried to execute the executable. But, after copying manifest file also, this error did not go away. I have searched over the net for any clues, in many forums this issue is discussed, but all posts are talking about some manifest problem in Vista. But, somewhere I read that Vista caches the meta data. So, I touched the executable using touch command to change the last modified time[I use cygwin]. After that OS is able to recognize manifest file associated with executable and started working fine.
R6034 – C runtime error in Vista
June 4, 2007 at 7:18 pm (Windows)