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mscorwks.dll could not be loaded

  1. #1


    kjfrey55 Guest

    mscorwks.dll could not be loaded

    I'm running Vista Home Premium on a Dell XPS M1530. I had some file
    corruption which I fixed for the most part with running chkdsk among other
    things. But I still get the error
    "c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v2.0.50727\mscorwks.dll could not be
    loaded" when trying to load the Dell Transfer Agent.exe and
    ECenter\EULALancher.exe. I've tried to uninstall microsoft.net framework 2.0
    but it's not in my Add/Remove Programs list. When I try to just install the
    Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 Redistributable Package (x86)
    it says the it's already part of the operating system.

    I've pretty much stumped Dell on this one. Any ideas in here?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Carey Frisch [MVP] Guest

    Re: mscorwks.dll could not be loaded

    Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories and right-click
    on the Command Prompt and choose "Run as administrator".
    Type in: SFC /SCANNOW and press your Enter key.

    This procedure will scan Vista's protected system files
    and attempt to repair or replace missing or corrupt files.

    Worth a try...

    --
    Carey Frisch
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows Desktop Experience -
    Windows Vista Enthusiast

    ---------------------------------------------------------------

    "kjfrey55" <kjfrey55@xxxxxx> wrote in message newsE7DC309-3167-4920-AFEC-BC5AEA0431EE@xxxxxx
    I'm running Vista Home Premium on a Dell XPS M1530. I had some file
    corruption which I fixed for the most part with running chkdsk among other
    things. But I still get the error
    "c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v2.0.50727\mscorwks.dll could not be
    loaded" when trying to load the Dell Transfer Agent.exe and
    ECenter\EULALancher.exe. I've tried to uninstall microsoft.net framework 2.0
    but it's not in my Add/Remove Programs list. When I try to just install the
    Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 Redistributable Package (x86)
    it says the it's already part of the operating system.

    I've pretty much stumped Dell on this one. Any ideas in here?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    kjfrey55 Guest

    Re: mscorwks.dll could not be loaded

    This produced a pretty long log file. In the DOS window the message was:
    Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of
    them.

    "Carey Frisch [MVP]" wrote:

    > Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories and right-click
    > on the Command Prompt and choose "Run as administrator".
    > Type in: SFC /SCANNOW and press your Enter key.
    >
    > This procedure will scan Vista's protected system files
    > and attempt to repair or replace missing or corrupt files.
    >
    > Worth a try...
    >
    > --
    > Carey Frisch
    > Microsoft MVP
    > Windows Desktop Experience -
    > Windows Vista Enthusiast
    >
    > ---------------------------------------------------------------
    >
    > "kjfrey55" <kjfrey55@xxxxxx> wrote in message newsE7DC309-3167-4920-AFEC-BC5AEA0431EE@xxxxxx
    > I'm running Vista Home Premium on a Dell XPS M1530. I had some file
    > corruption which I fixed for the most part with running chkdsk among other
    > things. But I still get the error
    > "c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v2.0.50727\mscorwks.dll could not be
    > loaded" when trying to load the Dell Transfer Agent.exe and
    > ECenter\EULALancher.exe. I've tried to uninstall microsoft.net framework 2.0
    > but it's not in my Add/Remove Programs list. When I try to just install the
    > Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 Redistributable Package (x86)
    > it says the it's already part of the operating system.
    >
    > I've pretty much stumped Dell on this one. Any ideas in here?
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    kjfrey55 Guest

    Re: mscorwks.dll could not be loaded

    Further info:

    I found the MS KB article for manually uninstalling microsoft.net framework
    2.0 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908077 .) However - even though I was
    logged on with an acct with admin permissions, the best I could do was
    rename the mscoree.dll file and the 2.0..... folder - I couldn't delete them.
    I followed the rest of the steps to remove 2.0 but when I went to reinstall
    it, it failed. At that point it was very late so I wasn't able to look for a
    log file with the reason it failed. I'll check for one today.

    "kjfrey55" wrote:

    > This produced a pretty long log file. In the DOS window the message was:
    > Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of
    > them.
    >
    > "Carey Frisch [MVP]" wrote:
    >

    > > Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories and right-click
    > > on the Command Prompt and choose "Run as administrator".
    > > Type in: SFC /SCANNOW and press your Enter key.
    > >
    > > This procedure will scan Vista's protected system files
    > > and attempt to repair or replace missing or corrupt files.
    > >
    > > Worth a try...
    > >
    > > --
    > > Carey Frisch
    > > Microsoft MVP
    > > Windows Desktop Experience -
    > > Windows Vista Enthusiast
    > >
    > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
    > >
    > > "kjfrey55" <kjfrey55@xxxxxx> wrote in message newsE7DC309-3167-4920-AFEC-BC5AEA0431EE@xxxxxx
    > > I'm running Vista Home Premium on a Dell XPS M1530. I had some file
    > > corruption which I fixed for the most part with running chkdsk among other
    > > things. But I still get the error
    > > "c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v2.0.50727\mscorwks.dll could not be
    > > loaded" when trying to load the Dell Transfer Agent.exe and
    > > ECenter\EULALancher.exe. I've tried to uninstall microsoft.net framework 2.0
    > > but it's not in my Add/Remove Programs list. When I try to just install the
    > > Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 Redistributable Package (x86)
    > > it says the it's already part of the operating system.
    > >
    > > I've pretty much stumped Dell on this one. Any ideas in here?
    > >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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