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General discussion not a valid Win32 application

by highwayChile / April 6, 2004 9:08 AM PDT

When I open anything from a notepad, a winamp file, or basically any desktop shortcut, I get the message that it is not a valid Win32 application. I got Panda Titanium 2004 and scanned for viruses. It doesn't find any viruses anymore, but I still can't use those programs. Does anyone have any clue what I can do?

Win 98

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by highwayChile / April 6, 2004 9:09 AM PDT

I forgot to mention i have win98 SE

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by Tufenuf / April 6, 2004 10:32 PM PDT

highwayChile, Go to the link below and download and run the "Fixswen.inf" file. It's worth a try and very well may correct your problem.

"Save the fixswen.inf file to your local hard disk, right-click on the file and choose install".

"A Setup INF file to undo registry changes made by W32/Swen@MM and other threats that prevent REGEDIT, BAT, COM, EXE, PIF, REG and SCR files from running".


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