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Opening Program Will Start Run32dll.exe, Raise Cpu Usage


Opening an older program will start run32dll.exe, raise cpu usage, but not successfully start the selected program while running windows 7 x64. Up until this point, i have had no problems with windows 7. My system came installed with it, and i have recovery discs (although not with me right now, more to follow). I installed a program the other day and set it for win 98/me compatibility mode.

After executing the program, run32dll.exe would start and while cpu usage would go up to 80-90, the selected program would not start. Is run32dll corrupted (viruscan and anti-spyware programs run)?  Do i need to reinstall windows 7 (i have a valid product key, can i use someone else's disc and my product key)? Can i just get a copy of run32dll and drop it into the windows system folder?

**Yes, i know that i should have the operating discs with me, but i'm currently part of the haiti relief effort and didn't really have time to pack. I don't have access to them, and i'd rather fix this than use the evil restore portion of my hd.


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