rundll32.exe - Bad Image

Posted on 2009-04-24
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

when i right click on "My Computer" and left click on "properties", I get a "rundll32.exe - Bad Image" message.

It says: "The application or DLL C:\Windows\system32\wuaueng.dll is not a valid windows image. please check this against your installation diskette."

i am using licence virsion  win xp but  not update my windows

I have no idea what is it and how to make it dissapear.

Any idea??

Question by:tap11in
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    Expert Comment

    try running a repair on windows??if that doesnt work a fresh installation will help with windows....unfortunately rundll32 is corrupt and needs to be replaced
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    Accepted Solution

    You may be able to save yourself a repair install by running the System File Checker (SFC), it looks like possibly corrupted dll files.
    Have your WinXP CD ready to insert when it asks for it.

    Start>Run       .. and then type SFC /scannow       <-  note the space between C and /

    "How to use the scannow sfc tool in Windows XP":

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