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Windows 7: services.msc is not a valid Win32 application

24 Jul 2011   #1

windows7 32 ultimate
services.msc is not a valid Win32 application

I first lost the Netflix Icon in the Media center. After many setup tries I got that back and then lost the TV tuners and could not reload them. When I checked services I got this message" services.msc is not a valid Win32 application".
I have to assume the reason I can't setup the Tuners is caused by Services.msc.
Any help will be greatly appreciated

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25 Jul 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP


I'd suspect malware, but there are other possibilities. Please try these free hardware diagnostics for starters:
H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
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Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
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