clicking links causes error

when i click a link [such as] i get this error box:

chrome.exe - Application Error
The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000034). Click OK to close the application.

this happens sometimes, but not always. if i copy/paste the link, it works fine. if i kill chrome and start a new instance, it seems to fix it for short while.
this just started recently. what could be causing this?

win7pro64, chrome Version 64.0.3282.140 (Official Build) (64-bit)
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Reinstall Chrome.
If the issue persists:
Run sfc /scannow and Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth commands.

This error is might be a result of a 32-bit (x86) executable trying to load a 64-bit (x64) DLL. So really make sure you are running x64 Chrome app.

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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Right click on the Chrome shortcut on the desktop.
2. Click on the Properties option.
3. Click on the Compatibility tab.
4. Make sure Run this program in compatibilty mode for: option is unchecked.
5. Click OK to exit the properties window.
alk444Author Commented:
sfc didn't find anything wrong.

Dism gave the following:

C:\Windows\system32>Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 6.1.7600.16385

Image Version: 6.1.7601.18489

Error: 87

The restorehealth option is not recognized in this context.
For more information, refer to the help.

The DISM log file can be found at C:\Windows\Logs\DISM\dism.log


then i reinstalled chrome 4 days ago and no problems since. so far so good.  Dism still gives the same error. is this significant?
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Go to C:\Windows\System32 and check if there exists Dism.exe.
alk444Author Commented:
yes, C:\Windows\System32\Dism.exe is there.
Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Open CMD as administrator even if you are admin and try it again.

If you solved the issue with links, please assign the points and open a new question to get some suggestion for solving DISM issue.
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