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12-Feb-2011, 01:06 PM #1
Exclamation Solved: Bad Image error
everytime i open a program an error message comes up saying
"C:\ProgramData\api-ms-win-core-memory-[1-1-032.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error."

if anyone can help me get rid of this error please help

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12-Feb-2011, 01:28 PM #2
i also tried running a hijack this system scan and got a message saying, For some reason your system denied write access to the Hosts file if any hijacked domains are in this Hijack this may not be able to fix them. i click ok and it still runs the scan but i cannot save it?? i have no idea why this is happeneing
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12-Feb-2011, 02:05 PM #3
Step 1: Use Windows File Search Tool to Find c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe Path
1.Go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders.
2.In the "All or part of the the file name" section, type in "c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe " file name(s).
3.To get better results, select "Look in: Local Hard Drives" or "Look in: My Computer" and then click "Search" button.
4.When Windows finishes your search, hover over the "In Folder" of "c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe ", highlight the file and copy/paste the path into the address bar. Save the file's path on your clipboard because you'll need the file path to delete c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe in the following manual removal steps.

Read more about How to Delete c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe with File Search Tool
Step 2: Use Windows Task Manager to Remove c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe Processes
1.To open the Windows Task Manager, use the combination of CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC.
2.Click on the "Image Name" button to search for "c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe " process by name.
3.Select the "c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe " process and click on the "End Process" button to kill it.

Read more about How to kill c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe Processes
Step 3: Detect and Delete Other c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe Files1.To open the Windows Command Prompt, go to Start > Run > cmd and then press the "OK" button.
2.Type in "dir /A name_of_the_folder" (for example, C:\Spyware-folder), which will display the folder's content even the hidden files.
3.To change directory, type in "cd name_of_the_folder".
4.Once you have the file you're looking for type in del "name_of_the_file".
5.To delete a file in folder, type in "del name_of_the_file".
6.To delete the entire folder, type in "rmdir /S name_of_the_folder".
7.Select the "c:\programdata\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-032.exe " process and click on the "End Process" button to kill it.
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12-Feb-2011, 02:36 PM #4
thanks huggie helped me out a lot
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