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- not a valid win32 application
- John W. Burns
December 25, 2005, 8:57 pm
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Re: not a valid win32 application
Hmm; sounds serious. My first thought would have been to re-install but
you've done that. Presumably you can't run "perl -v" to compare against
this, but in case it helps my Perl is
And the module itself is reported by XP as 188.8.131.523, size 45,135 bytes,
dated 06/06/2005 12:37.
Any chance of some malware futzing with Windows XP itself? Trojans and
rootkits routinely try to mask or kill other processes - perhaps one
targets perl. Anti-virus, anti-spyware up to date?
What happens when you launch a ".pl" file from Windows Explorer? Should
be the same thing but can you confirm?