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When I start my computer I get several error messages...

"The application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\System 32\dispex.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette."

The above appears as an error mesage three times in a row...

Any suggestions?
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This behavior can be the result incorrect DCOM settings.
Windows XP

1. Open a CMD.EXE window, type dcomcnfg, and press Enter.

2. Expand Component Services.

3. Expand Computers.

4. Right-click My Computer in the right-hand pane and press Properties.

5. Select the COM Security tab.

6. Press Edit Limits under Access Permissions.

7. If the Everyone group is not listed with allow local and remote access, press Add, press Advanced, and press Find Now. Select Everyone and press OK. Check the Allow for Local Access and Remote Access. Press Apply

8. Press OK until only Component Services is open and close it.

9. Type the following commands, pressing Enter after each line:

regsvr32 /s Msscript.ocx

regsvr32 /s Dispex.dll

regsvr32 /s Vbscript.dll

Part of visual basic if you are having problems with that
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