Re: Vista Error messages
On Fri, 3 Oct 2008 06:47:00 -0700 (PDT), John Aldrich
>I posted this yesterday in the vista.general group, but the
>signal:noise ratio there is horrible! I'm hoping this group is
>I have a user who has Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit) and they keep
>getting an error, especially when trying to launch WindowsMail.
Then you should be asking this in the group where the mail gurus hang
>are two errors. The first is "C:\windows\AppPatch\AcLayers.dll is not
>designed to run on Windows or it contains an error...." The other is
>the same exact message, except for c:\Windows\system32\inetres.dll.
>Then it will pop up an error message stating that Windows Mail could
>not be started because MSOE.DLL could not be loaded.
>I did some research yesterday and found that it is a known issue with
>KB935280 and uninstalling and supposedly reinstalling with the correct
>version would fix it. I uninstalled that hotfix and tried to reinstall
>the correct one, but it won't install saying that "The update does not
>apply to your system."
>Also, I have tried "sfc /scanfile: :\windows\AppPatch\AcLayers.dll"
>and it identified it as a damaged/corrupt file, but did not offer to
>fix it or attempt to repair it.
>I've done my best to avoid Vista as much as possible, but users still
>insist on asking me to help them with their Vista machines! <G> Please
>advise how to fix this problem...