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not a valid windows image"

mrl1021 asked
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
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.
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Quid, Me Anxius Sum?  Illegitimi non carborundum.
That sounds like the file concerned is corrupt.

Remove and reinstall the net framework.

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Rupesh KrishnaProject Lead
Hpqthb08.exe –  bad image:  Application or Dll
this is HP related problem you must contact HP tech support
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