mspaint wont work

  agent 47 16:00 25 May 2005
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could anyone please help!
my friend has windows me, and her children have been on the pc, now she cant get "paint" to open.
she doesnt know what they have done! the paint icon is still on the desktop, and it is still in programs,accesories.
but when u click on it, to start it, a message comes up saying
"mspaint has caused an error in MFC42.DLL. mspaint will now close"
anyone have any suggestions?

thanks,
hank!

  VoG II 16:04 25 May 2005
  Joe R 16:04 25 May 2005
  ventanas 16:06 25 May 2005

Assuming they havn't installed anything that has overwritten this file with another version you can download a replacement from click here

It goes in C:\Windows\System. Rename the existing file to something like mfc42.old first.

  agent 47 22:18 26 May 2005

i have tried all u guys have suggested,
but still no luck.
any other suggestions!
agent 47!

  VoG II 22:24 26 May 2005

click here and install in C:\windows\system

  Belatucadrus 00:31 27 May 2005

Try Photofiltre instead, it's a free small download and a vast improvement on paint. click here

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