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Error: "DLL is not a valid Windows image" when starting Mechanical 6 in Windows XP.

A - answer E.g.: The application or DLL acadmpp.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette.

Can occur e.g. in network installations of AutoCAD Mechanical 6 or Mechanical Desktop. You can solve this problem by applying the 'XP Menu Fix' patch (see

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5.12.2003    56901×  
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applies to: AutoCAD Mechanical 6 · MDT6 ·

See also:
Tip 11479:"Assertion failed" error when launching AutoCAD.
Tip 11469:Why you should not use the DEFPOINTS layer to draw geometry?
Tip 11375:System error: The program can't start because mfc120u.dll is missing
Tip 10820:Unable to save to drawing c:\folder\filename.dxf
Tip 10636:The entity isn't planar to the World Coordinate System and can't be converted.

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