not a valid windows image"
Posted on 2006-04-03
When trying to install security update or run certain programs I get a
warning that a file is "not a valid windows image"
When I try to open my HP Image zone software, I receive this message:
"Hpqthb08.exe – bad image: Application or Dll
C:\Windows\Microsoft.net\framework\v1.1.4322\msvcr71.dll is not a
valid windows image. Please check this against your installation"
After clicking the "ok" button on this warning, I get another warning:
".net framework initialization error
C:\Windows\Microsoft.net\framework\v1.1.4322\mscowrks.dll could not be
This second warning comes up when trying to do both things. Any
suggestions on how to fix this? Dell was no help.