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08-11-2012 11:27 PM
I can not open windows live mail and some other programs also a lot of installers won't work because of this.
I get the following error:
wlmail.exe - Bad Image
C:\Windows\System32\wship6.dll is either not designed to run on
Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using
the original installation media or contact your system administrator or
the software vendor for support
I had to click OK 4 or 5 times to get it to go away
A lot of installers won't work because of this.
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A6-3400M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 5610 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6520G, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 595354 MB, Free - 401604 MB; D: Total - 14820 MB, Free - 1647 MB; F: Total - 99 MB, Free - 89 MB; G: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 877240 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 358B
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
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08-12-2012 11:43 PM
Here is what I did to fix it:
I had to replace the c:\windows\sysWOW64\wship6.dll file not the c:\windows\system32\wship6.dll file
I had to boot into Windows Recovery Environment, load command prompt and replace the c:\windows\sysWOW64\wship6.dll file from a working w7 system (I used a oem iso and 7zip)
1 copy the file to a convient place on my boot drive (c: in my case))
2 restart your computer press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts. You need to press F8 before the Windows logo appears. If the Windows logo appears, you will need to try again; to do this, wait until the Windows logon prompt appears, and then shut down and restart your computer.
3 Select Repair your computer and press Enter.
4 select the command prompt option
5 type bcdedit | find "osdevice" (note that there is a space after bcdedit and the | and also after find) this will tell you what drive letter to use to get to your boot drive (d: in my case)
6 type the drive letter followed by a : (d: in my case) and press Enter the prompt should change to <driveletter>: (d: in my case)
7 type copy <your convient place>wship6.dll windows\syswow64\wship.dll ( replace <your convient place> with the full path to where you put the file)(note the space between .dll and windows)
If this does not work you may have to replace syswow64 with system32 in all of the instructions above