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Instalation problem

by waltv / July 8, 2007 6:52 AM PDT

I am having problems when trying to install some programs like Ad-Aware and ZoneAlarm (new update). When trying to install, it send me a message telling: "(aaw2007 or zonealarm) is not a valid Win32 application". I have an AMD Semprom 3500 with XP Home. What that means and what should I do?. Thanks, Walt

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by tomron / July 8, 2007 9:38 AM PDT
In reply to: Instalation problem

You say "install some programs" and "new update".

Are you installing programs or updating existing programs.

not a valid Win32 application is a microsoft thing,maybe the file is corrupt,damaged or whatever.

Delete the files and if you like run a reg cleaner such as CCLEANER then try again.

Are you downloading from a reputable site?


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Win32 problem
by waltv / July 10, 2007 12:42 AM PDT
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Hi, Tom. Thanks for your reply. I have zone alarm last version and I am trying to update to the new version. I do not have Ad-Aware installed in my pc. I have CCleaner and run it everyday when I log-on and log-off. I download only from CNET or from the sites they give as alternatives.


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Follow Tom's advise
by Donna Buenaventura / July 8, 2007 12:56 PM PDT
In reply to: Instalation problem

And you might also want to "save" the installer of Ad-Aware and ZoneAlarm in your desktop then run the setup from the desktop.
You may delete the installers when you succeed with the installation.

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