i keep getting "not a valid win32 application"

  mostly 07:21 01 Apr 03

after i save something so i can check it out later when i try to open it i keep getting this
"not a valid win32 application". Help!!!

  Lú-tzé 08:04 01 Apr 03

What sort of file is it meant to be? It will need the correct extension in order to open, so check how you are saving it.

  numskull 10:15 01 Apr 03

Is this after you have downloaded something? I was told by some technical help dept that this simply means that it has not downloaded correctly. I think you have to empty your temporary internet files folder then try again to download it.

  flecc 12:46 01 Apr 03

Not a valid Win 32 application indicates an incompatibility which can take many forms such as a problem with CD ROM drivers when using a CD ROM or a corrupted file such as IEXPLORE.EXE.

This can also happen if a file was downloaded using Microsoft Internet Explorer in Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0 or later and the filename has an unexpected extension (e.g., *.exe instead of *.zip).

The solution here is usually to rename the downloaded file so that its filename extension matches the filename extension on the Web or FTP page from which it was downloaded.

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