Application Load Error 5:0000065434

“Probability of human error is considerably higher than that of machine error.”

Well, that’s obvious, since every machine is made by human, they are designed in way where no error pops up while human life is filled with errors, mistakes, retries and then finally succeeding.

Talking about machine errors, we are here to discuss what need to be done when you face application load error 5:0000065434.

Have you ever faced it while playing an online game? Do you know what it is and how to deal with it? are you interested in fetching some details on the same?

Then see below and get ready to understand how to remove this gaming error form your life.

Fixing Errors

“It’s not how we make errors, but how we fix them is what really matters.”

So, are you a problem fixer or a problem creator? Well, it’s fine to be both because being willing to fix the errors you made is a life skill that is going to add value and knowledge to your life.

Coming back to our main hunt, let us understand what steam error 5:0000065434 is all about and then swiftly move onto the oblivion application load error.

Application Load Error 5:0000065434
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All ABOUT ERROR 5:0000065434

Talking about the Application load error 5:0000065434, it is the same error that appears when you’re trying to start a Steam game but prevents you from playing the game at all.

The error appears because of several reasons like using the nexus mod manager for the game , especially if you like to mod your steam games manually. 

Yes, you can look out for different methods of streaming and talking about the solution to come of this mess, while some of these methods require advanced or expert troubleshooting, but most of the problem related with this error can be solved easily.

But what exactly causes the application load error 5:0000065434 apart from the gaming error? Is there any computer related issue too, that causes the error?

The answer is yes! 

Apart from the above-mentioned reasons, the error can also and often be caused if the game’s installation is not in the same folder as the Steam’s installation. In order to solve this minor error, playing a steam executable in the folder or by linking it using certain commands in command prompt can be done to complete the fix.

Another thing to keep in mind when looking out for reasons behind this error window is that the problem can also be caused by faulty game files and we are going to discuss all possible solutions related to all of these problems, below.

And now comes the most awaited question, how to fix it? Given below are the application load error oblivion that will help you get through this problem.


Application Load Error 5:0000065434
Application Load Error 5:0000065434

Solution Number 1: Delete the Game’s Folder in Documents! The solution of deleting the game’s folder in documents after backing up the data from the folder, tends to be one of the easiest ones and can be very important as it will reset some settings and start the game fresh.

No matter with which game you are struggling with, this method always helps in such errors filled situations but you must always do some research to see where all the files are saved along with that troubled game and save all them to a different folder before proceeding with the deleting part.

Solution Number 2: Place Steam.exe Executable in the Game’s Folder. If you have steam installed on a different drive than the game which is throwing this error, this method is especially for users like you.

  1. Go to the steam root folder by click on the local disk, then program files and then locate the folder there.
  2. Right-click on the steam.exe executable as soon as the steam folder opens and select ‘copy’.
  3. Now, open the library folder (steam) where your problematic game is located and right-click inside this window. Then choose the paste option in order to paste the Steam.exe executable.
  4. Try running the game again to check if the error still appears.

Solution Number 3: If the steam client is acting up again as it has the habit to do so, restart steam as an administrator.

  1. Create a backup and then delete the game’s folder from the documents.
  2. Now, place Steam.exe executable in the game’s folder.
  3. Use a helpful set of commands to verify the integrity of game files.
  4. At last, restart steam as an administrator.

And this method can also solve your morrowind application load error, use this method to get over the problem or, 

The problem could also be fixed simply by closing steam and reopening it but running steam as an administrator managed to solve the problem in a lot better way.

Pro Tip: Most users who suffer from such problem experience the issue because the game is located somewhere and not in its default path that is “C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common”, and if you have the same settings/problem in your PC, try making the required changes and see if the problem still persists.

And now since we know all about the error and some of the most useful ways to fix it, let us have a look at some more details.

Gaming Tactics

“Gamers don’t fear the errors.”

Well, gamers definitely don’t fear the errors and when you have us to guide you, fixing errors becomes easier.

Here is some extended research and answers to some most common application load errors:



This is same error that we discussed above, the only difference is when you see this specific number in the screen, you have to understand that this particular error is caused when the game’s installation not in the same folder as the steam’s installation. Playing a steam executable in the same folder or by linking it using commands in command prompt will solve the issue.


Does your ‘fall out game: New Vegas’ shows you fallout New Vegas application load error 5:0000065434? Have you seen this error popping up on your screen and you kept wondering what it is and how to fix it?

Well, the answer is simple, while there can be any reason for this error to show up including the ones mentioned above, here’s the solution on how to fix it.

  1. Create a shortcut on the desktop of ‘New Vegas’ game by right clicking on it.
  2. Open the properties of that shortcut by right clicking on it. Something like steam://rungameid/22380 will show up and you have to copy that last number, that is the game’s steam AppID.
  3. Visit the executable of the 4GB patch that you downloaded and use to run the game.
  4. Then right-click on the patch’s shortcut and choose ‘properties’ from the menu which will pop up after the click.
  5. Locate the Target text box under the Shortcut tab and paste “-SteamAppId xxxxx”. Remember, you have to put in the App ID without the quotation marks where the ‘x’ letters stand for the actual App ID number.
  6. Now finally, try reopening the game and check to see if the error still appears when running Fallout New Vegas.

Apart from all this, there is another effective method that can help you in fixing these gaming application load errors.

This method is called, Verifying Integrity of Game Files.

Whether you have to redownload the missing or corrupt files from the game’s installation folder or you want some help to fix your gaming problems, this method has always been the most useful and effective one.

  1. From the Start menu button go to search and open the steam.
  2. Now, navigate straight to the Library tab in the Steam client at the menu and from there select the game which is giving you the issues.
  3. Choose the properties option context menu which will appear by right clicking on the game’s entry in the library.
  4. Then click to open the local files tab in the Properties window and verify the integrity of game files button by clicking on it.
  5. The process is completed, now try relaunching the game to see if the problem still appears.

And it’s done! These methods will help you in not just one but all types of online games that you play. If the application load error shows up, you can use any of these methods to get rid of it and play your game without any glitches again.


There are so many reasons behind one error and there are also so many ways to fix one single error. If you can figure out the exact problem, then you can just choose the best option amongst the given solutions or you can just go with the ones that are applicable for any application load error.

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Shashank Jain

Shashank Jain, founder of good-name, a young and energetic entrepreneur has always been fond of technology. His liking for technology made him go for engineering in computers. During his studies, he learned & worked on different computer languages & OS including HBCD, Linux, etc. He also has a keen interest in ethical hacking.

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