i get to error messages everytime i boot up my system.
1- rundll32.exe-bad image, application or dll
c:\windows\system32\084c0xog.dll is not a valid windows image. please check
this against your installtion diskette.
right after i click ok another pops up
2- rundll, error loading 084c0xog.dll. 0\0 1 is not a valid win32 application.
i have no clue why i am getting this, i have recently reformatted my system
due to a virus of some sort and have not randomly deleted anything. also i do
not have a windows xp disc all i have is the recovery option built into my
system. so WHat is wrong and how do i fix this? please i need help...Remove the viruses and/or spyware from your computer.i do everyday , but have none... so i dont understand why i get this?Can you physically located this ...
I get the following message when trying to open a .bmp file from a directory
- "...bmp file not a valid Win32 application". The only thing I have done to
my computer lately was a chkdsk.directory
Of course a bitmap file is not a valid Win32 application. It is not an
application at all.
What does the properties tab return for the application for this file type?
That is most likely where the problem lies.
... : Slimptype DVDRW
Lately I've been having problems installing DVDROM video games. When I click
on the game to install it, an error message pops up saying: E:/ is not a
valid Win32 application. It's starting to drive me nuts now, as I can't
install any of my games... I bought an external DVD drive, but it still says
the same error message, so I'm assuming something is wrong with my computer.
Does anyone know what the problem may be and how I can fix it?Hi seawarrior,
Start > Run and type in cmd and click OK. If Window opens inside of
Window, type Exit and hit Enter.
Start > Run and type in command and click OK. If Window opens inside of
Window, type Exit and hit Enter.
Report back if doing the above steps results in any error ...
... in SP2.
He's able to log in with the local user profile. But all
his files and settings are on the domain profile. Has
anyone seen this behavior? Any advice is much appreciated.
- DaveXP is not a domain server.
This 'remote office' has the Remote Desktop client running, and the XP Pro machine is refusing logon?The Windows XP Pro laptop was configured and joined to my
domain. When the user logs onto the laptop, he uses
his "domain account" (username, password, and domain
name). He would then attach to the internet and access my
domain through a VPN. All my laptops are configured the
I've checked and neither Remote Assistance nor Remote
Desktop are enabled. Whenever the user tries to log into
the domain account ...
i cant get into 70% of my tools or properties cuase i get rundll32.exe is not a valid win32 applications please helpwalter said:
An http://google.com search quickly revealed one thread...
I tried to install and it did, I ran the RMTH II config. program and
it ran fine showed it would run at highest detail setting. Clicked on
the RMTH II exe up popped a error message saying RMTH.exe is not a
valid Win32 application. I tried to run under 98 setting same thing
happened so I tried under the 95 setting same thing happened. Yet I
use to run it under ME with no problems what so ever. One suggestion
was it didn't install properly yet when installed(with the same disk)
on a ME computor no problem, I tried to install on my brothers
computor since he has XP Home Edition same Error message.
Does anyone have ideas how to get this crappy OS to actually to run
games that ran under ME? Thanks for any help or suggestions.The program wasn't written for an WinNT environment (of ...
... the WINDOWS XP SP2 Upated on my Desktop. When I attempt to
install, I get an error message, a long way into the installation process
that the UPDATE FAILED : AMD64\update.exe is not a valid Win 32 Application.
I had installed Windows xp Professional on top of WINDOWS 2000. When I
installed I had the option to Delete WIDOWS2000 and to a complete new install
or Load XP on top of 2000. I am not really computer literate and was
concerned about doing an uninstall of the 2000 and possibly screw everything
up. I am not sure if the XP on top on WINDOWS 2000 is the problem.
Any Suggestions would be appreciated.Hi chicoxp,
Anytime you change an operating system, it is always best to reformat
and reinstall the operating system, because when you reinstall your other
programs, they ...
I am trying to run a Application file from my Deasktop and im getting an
error message saying .exe is not valid Win32 application.
How can i fix this problem?
many thanks./Kathy/ said:
This may help you...
... detect problems during startup.
You press F8 during startup to get the safe mode menu, and select the option
to start using a bootlog. There will be a file in %windir%
HH mk:@MSITStore:%windir%\Help\diagboot.chm::/boot_overview.htmI mean is there a way the administrator can see when the users last logged
in, provided there are many users using the same computer.The area you want to look at is the "Performance" app in Control Panel.
Admins spend a lot of time acquiring the skill it takes to maintain logs of
user activity with this tool. I suggest you seek out a site for 'performance
This link is not what you want, but will address the basic technique for
C:\Windows\ISUninst.exe is not a valid win 32 application
I tried going into safe mode to erase it and it didn't work either!
can anyone help me please?How did you try to uninstall it? Deleting through control panel Add Remove
programs, Games remove option or did you try to delete the folder in
Here is some information on how to remove the info in add remove window:
Programs that are compatible with Windows may have an uninstallation program
or feature. The Add/Remove programs tool lists all of the Windows-compatible
programs that have an uninstall program or feature. You may need to manually
remove the program from the Add/Remove Programs list if you uninstall a
program and the registry key that ...
When I try to open any given file, I recieve the error msg, "this file is not a valid win32 application" What does that mean?
It seams as though I have various viruses and worms on my computer, what is the best way to get rid of them forever? I don't have software for removing them, what would be the best bet?Invalid win32 application either means that it did not download the entire
file (got chopped off somewhere)or it corrupted on your disk. Another way of
getting this error is to take a random file and rename it to .exe to see the
not a valid win32 application" What does that mean?
is the best way to get rid of them forever? I don't have software for
removing them, what would be the best bet?
I was trying to install a screensaver on a co workers
windows 98 version and it keeps coming up and
saying "Paint can not read this file. This is not a
valid bitmap file, or its format is not currently
I tried different programs with the same thing and then I
tried the programs on my computer and they ran fine with
Any suggestions on how to correct this.?I
... commences to copy
files. I then get error messages to the effect that "File XXXX copied to the
hard drive is not a valid system image." Retry doesn't work, and of course
skipping the file(s) won't help either.
I have swapped out the CD ROM, the memory chips, even bought a new hard
drive. I get this with both of the two CDs of WinXP Pro I have.
Anyone have any idea why this is happening? I hope it's not the
Possible technical causes:
- Using 3 of the four available memory slots on this Asus motherboard circa
1998. 384mb ram.
- Brand new 20gb hard disk
- Hitachi CD ROM drive
Anyone have any ideas?
Thanks in advance...Barry;
Possibly a bad memory stick.
Remove memory making sure to stay above Windows XP 64mb minimum.
Reseat all cables and cards.
... I did also checked out the situation in adminsitration (safe) mode, and the
icons were displaying properly. Thus, i would like to seek advice of any
means of resolving this problem, other than recreating another user account?
Thanks for the attention...Nice to the receive the reply so fast.. but sadly, it was popped up at my com
that "TweakUIPowertoySetup_ia64.exe is not a valid Win32 application".
Another question mark appears now...please help...thanks...You downloaded the wrong one.
Get this one...
147 KB 1 min @ 28.8 Kbps
NOT this one...
Tweak UI for Itanium™-based systems
224 KB 1 min @ 28.8 KbpsYup.. got it done...thanks..
... got this message, zls setup_55_062_011.exe is
not a valid Win32 application. Could use all the help I can get.
Thanks Loads, BillThere are two main causes for this error:
1. There was a problem with the downloaded file and it may be
corrupted...Download it again,
2. You are attempting to install a 64 bit patch on a 32 bit
computer...download the 32 bit version of the patch for a 32 bit computer.
Also you will sometimes get this error if you are attempting to open a
document when the necessary application is not installed. You need to have
the appropriate application installed to open the document.
My guess is that your problem is #1. Re-download the update (preferably
job of repairing broken file associations. Start PowerPoint and choose
Help, Detect and Repair from the main menu. Follow the instructions from
http://pptfaq.com/FAQ00355.htmI have the same problem except with PDF files. I used to have Adobe
Reader 7.0 and installed 8.0 recently. When I open my PDF files now,
it says "C:\....pdf is not a valid win32 application". The document is
not corrupt. I can open the documents by right-clicking on the file
and click "Open with Adobe Reader 8". I checked my Folder Options and
made sure that PDF files are indeed associated with Adobe Reader 8.
I'm fine with opening PDF files by right-clicking them, but just
thought it would be more convenient to just left double-click them ...
I am trying to use the Windows Installer Cleanup utility (ref Article ID
290301) but, when I try and run the utiltiy, i.e. the file msicuu2.exe, I get
an error message that this file is not a valid win32 application. Any ideas?The text of the error message may seem a bit cryptic but it usually means
that the downloaded file is corrupted.
The file can become corrupted during the transfer. Solution is to delete
the corrupted file and download a fresh copy. Sometimes the copy on the
download server is damaged and needs to be replaced. There is nothing you
can do in this case but wait for whoever does the server maintenance to
replace the corrupted file.
I just downloaded msicuu2.exe via the link in the MS Knowledge Base article
- saved it to desktop, then double clicked to run. It ran ...
... of mine is trying to install a freeware program called Auction
When attempting to install she keeps getting the error message "Not a Valid
Win32 Application". I downloaded and installed it with no problem. We're
both running XP with SP1. She has re-downloaded with another browser with no
What is causing this error message and what should I do to get it to install
on her computer? Thanks in advance.Sideshow Bob,
Turn off any anti-virus program and then install it.
installTried that. We also downloaded it through two different browsers (IE &
Netscape 7). We attempted to install it in Safe Mode. We tried to install it
in Me/98/95 Compatibility Mode. The same error code pops up. But it installs
I have tried many times to renew my ip address but keep getting this message. went in and deleted winsoc & winsoc2 and reset ip, but keep getting same message. any help would be great.Rayer1020;
Error Message When You Try to Connect to Network: An Operation Was
Attempted on Something That Is Not a Socket
I just downloaded a ichatiro reader from a Japanese site that is for XP
systems but when I try to run it I get "not valid win32 application". I
thought XP OS was standard worldwide at least as far as compatibility went.314495 - How to Troubleshoot 16-Bit Windows Programs in Windows XP:
My compaq laptop on startup begins booting up then a message comes up DLL C:\windows\system32\UxTheme.dll is not a valid windows image, I click ok then nothing else happens, nothing on the laptop was done before this occured, what is the solution and what caused this to happen, thank you for your helpTo resolve this issue follow the following troubleshooting steps.
Boot the computer with the help of operating cd and when you get r for repair press R on that menu.It will take to u at recovery console windows ot recovery console windows just follow the following steps.
After you start the Windows Recovery Console, you receive the following message:
Microsoft Windows(R) Recovery Console
The Recovery Console ...
Found the W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.i virus !!!
C:\WINDOWS\System32\winnt.exe has been deleted.
After a restart , the following error is shown at the startup
""explorer.exe is not a valid win32 application" in windows XP ""
Please help me out in this regard Asap.
Looks like the system is severely affected by the virus. Slave the hard disk to a working XP system, and then run a full system virus scan on the drive, note down the virus infected system file name(s) and clean (if not, delete) the affected files. Extract fresh copy of the files from XP CD. Disconnect the drive, and then boot from it.
AVG Anti-Virus: http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_index.php
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
when ever I open up Internet Explorer or some Kind of
explorer It says '' not a valid date '' in a box. What do
I Do???See if the following site helps
Whenever I try to get the Help and Support Ctr I receive the error message: helpctr.exe is not a valid Win32 application. So I had to go online directly to get help, but can find an answer to my particular problem. I don't have the Windows XP disc as it was installed by the service man on delivery and setup of my PC 2yrs ago. Please somebody help!Check here http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_abc.htm Select H and
scroll to Help and Support.
message: helpctr.exe is not a valid Win32 application. So I had to go online
directly to get help, but can find an answer to my particular problem. I
don't have the Windows XP disc as it was installed by the service man on
delivery and setup of my PC 2yrs ago. Please somebody help!
... or goto c:\windows\system32\command.com i get the message COMMAND.COM IS NOT A VALID WIN32 APPLICATION. it only does this on 1 of the 3 xp computers. I need to run a dos program but I keep getting this error (it works on the other 2 xp computers). Please help.Try using CMD.EXE on the Run line.
Command.Com is not used in Windows XP.
c:\windows\system32\command.com i get the message COMMAND.COM IS NOT A VALID
WIN32 APPLICATION. it only does this on 1 of the 3 xp computers. I need to
run a dos program but I keep getting this error (it works on the other 2 xp
computers). Please help.CMD.EXE works ok but when i try to run my program i get the ...is not a valid win32 application. the same program works on the other 2 xp systems but not mine. I can run command.com on the other 2 systems(looks ...
I have downloaded an application from the internet and tried to run the setup
however the program keeps giving me tis message: "Not a valid Win32
application". What is the matter? I have removed it and downloaded it again
and it still doesn't help. How can i overcome this problem to install it?Before you downloaded the program again, did you clear out your temporary
internet files etc?No. I did not know that i was supposed to do that. What else is required for
me to fix this problem? Thank you for answering this post!Once you clear the Temporary Internet files, then try and download the file
... hard drive performance
lack of IE popups
unable to open Excel
erratic behaviour in Word
These are the symptoms that I have noticed, probably others exist, possibly
all related to a single or small number of causes.
- Upon boot, there are two types of error messages. The first set are all
“The application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\system32\WSOCK32.dll is not a valid
Windows image. Please check against your installation diskette.”. The window
title of the error message is the name of the startup program such as
“Symantec AntiVirus: VPTray.exe”. Only startup programs display this error
message. The second is “16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem…<filepath of the 16 bit app
in question>…The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction.”. To
resolve the first set of error messages, I ...