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Window xp while opening hard drive i get message application can not be run in win mode

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The problem may be due to curruption of the system file.
One of the solution is :- Go to Start > Run and type 'sfc /scannow' (without the quotes). This will run the System File Checker that will replace any damaged or corrupted system files.
If it is not solved yet, try with a updated antivirus for a trojan or spyware.

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