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Error Message 'F:\ setup.exe is not a valid win32 application'

I have recently installed a LITE ON DVDRW SHM 16P65 and for the most part it works well, except that when I atempt to load software from a DVD ROM I the get the error message F:\setup.exe is not a valid win32 application. I have downloaded the latest firmware from Lite on. It will load software from a CD rom and play DVD's, CD's and even burn CD's (I haven't tried to burn a DVD yet)etc. It is connected as the slave. Any suggestions? I get the same when I try to install a program, But I can review what on the dvd, no problem. John

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What my mother always said was Ghosts? More than likely your problem? Should be the disk that came with the Lite-on was a 16 bit app.The pc in the registry is more than likely set to 32 bit app. Easy is to make yourself a copy of the download from lite on for the updated driver.If you deleted go back to them and download another. Copy it to disk, put in the cd,or dvd rom to check thats what you have!
Now that you have it, go to control panel remove the disk you first installed that came with your lite on!
Also remove it from the trash container on your homepage. Shutdown and restart PC. Now see what
Did? If the errors gone If the litedoes everything it is programed to? Your the man! If not, then we go back to control panel and remove the other driver you downloaded from liteon? Go to the homepage and take out the trash.Shutdown and reboot? Then after she restarts and all the startup programs are loaded? We install the one you have on the disk.Open the control panel,set up to install program?
Put in the disk with the program liteons Driver disk. After the liteon drivers installed. Go to the shutdown
and restart PC. After windows loaded all is idle, then you test the liteon drive.No errors ,is the thing
we are searching for.OK shoot me an email to say you're the man !You fixed it? Good luck!

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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