Not valid Win32 application??

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by leedogg, Nov 11, 2003.

  1. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    I'm getting this strange error message when I try to run the installation file for certain applications like total copy

    It claims it is not a valid Win32 application and refuses to launch. Does anybody know what may be the cause?
     
  2. lechtard

    lechtard Guest

    do they make it for diff types of os's ??

    Sometimes that happens also if it is'nt compatible with the OS you are running ..
     
  3. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    no, this should be xp actually I got this same error message with the latest install file for the mozilla firebird .8 build as well..
     
  4. Howling Wolf

    Howling Wolf We did not deserve this !

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    Might be a corrupted downloaded setup file...
     
  5. punkandacoke

    punkandacoke eat me

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    It's your combatility issues. You know the option where you can tell applications this os is say windows 98 in xp. My reg was glitched out and it was some how set to default Windows 95. Just check that and also try search msdn or technet.

    hell, I'll search for you.
     
  6. punkandacoke

    punkandacoke eat me

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  7. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    thanks punk. hopefully one of those works =)
     
  8. punkandacoke

    punkandacoke eat me

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  9. Leevoy

    Leevoy Guest


    Change the file name. Change it to '1'.(Lol you probably know already without quotes').

    Sometimes I got that when trying to install xara plugin.

    Yeah also change it's compatiblilty to win95 that works for me also 90% of times.

    Could also try to reinstall vbrun6sp5 if thats the file name, that could help also.

    GL
     
  10. lieb39

    lieb39 Apple lover, PC User

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    I had a similar problems, look in the registry on the default to open .exe files.. a virus or whatever screwd up mine, and tried to put all these extra commands inside of the program. It can be very messy to fix, and I'm not sure how to, but i did mange it, so you can too.

    -lieb39
     
  11. coathanger007

    coathanger007 Tomorrow Tweaking Today

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    This is where dual booting with 9x comes in handy. :)