[24hoursupport] Re: windows xp help

  • From: "Mike" <mikebike@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 11:18:07 -0700


Hi Betty,
I found this site;

Error Message When You Run Regsvr32.exe on 64-Bit Windows

The information in this article applies to:
Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition
Microsoft Windows Advanced Server, Limited Edition

When you attempt to run Regsvr32.exe to register a 32-bit dynamic-link
library (DLL) on a 64-bit version of Windows, you receive the following
error message: 

Filename.dll is not an executable file and no registration helper is
registered for this file type. 
This behavior occurs because the Regsvr32.exe file in the System32 folder is
a 64-bit version. When you run Regsvr32 to register a DLL, you are using the
64-bit version by default. 
To resolve this issue, run Regsvr32.exe from the %SystemRoot%\Syswow64
folder. For example, type the following commands to register the DLL: 
cd \windows\syswow64
regsvr32 c:\filename.dll 
This behavior is by design. 
The Syswow64 folder contains the 32-bit versions of Windows program files
and DLLs. 
I hope this helps
Mike ~ It is a good day if I learned something new.
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On 21/10/2002 at 12:43 PM Betty and Andy Dowling wrote:

I'm having trouble with programs that won't work on XP.  For instance the
Labels Unlimited program gives me an error "This version of MSVCRT20.DLL is
only intended for win32S.  Can anyone out there help me?  I ran the program
compatibility wizard with no luck.

Betty D

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