Help with net.framework

  Babsy2222 21:43 17 Mar 2008

I would like some help please. Every time I boot up my computer a box pops up with the message:

DLLC:\WINDOWS\MICROSOFT.NET\FRAMEWORK\V.1.14322\MSCORWKS.dll is not a valid windows image please check this against your installation diskette.

When I click on OK another box pops up with
.net framework intialization error

C:\windows etc etc.
dll could not be loaded.

I haven't a clue on what to do. It has affected some pages on AOL and my son cannot load his PSP.

CAn anyone advise me on what to do?

Sorry to be a bit naive

Thank you


  brundle 22:14 17 Mar 2008

Remove and re-install Net Framework. Find it in Control Panel-Add/Remove Programs, reboot after removal, install version 2. click here

You shouldn't need v1.1 again but if there is an application that demands it you can get that here; click here

There will be some service packs and updates for them from Microsoft too, they will be downloaded via Automatic Updates.

  woodchip 22:19 17 Mar 2008

As above it is a bad install from MS Updates. Remove from Add Remove then reinstall

  Babsy2222 21:27 18 Mar 2008

Thank you, thank you!! Brundle and Woodchip

This seems to have solved the problem.

I am most grateful

(Time to learn more about my PC I think!)

  woodchip 21:42 18 Mar 2008

Just a Suggestion, Turn off Auto Updates and do it Manually. As you can then Download just a few at a time as I think that doing them all together can create lots of problems and havoc with windows

  Babsy2222 06:38 19 Mar 2008

Stupid question I know - where do I go and how do I turn off auto updates?

(once I'm shown it stays with me for life!)

  brundle 06:43 19 Mar 2008

I wouldn't advocate disabling auto updates if you use XP - your problem wasn't specifically caused by it anyway. I am more cautious with Vista updates as there have been more than a few problems with `driver` updates breaking things and the odd error by Microsoft...

  Babsy2222 06:45 19 Mar 2008

I've found where to access auto updates and have left it on automatic as I use XP.

thanks for all your help


  woodchip 16:54 19 Mar 2008

It' in Control Panel under Security

  woodchip 16:56 19 Mar 2008

If you disable it run the MS updates from Program List on the Desktop, May be in Start button list

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