No designed to run on windows

Get message F-Secure is not designed to run on windows 

 

Error status 0xc000012f

 

Any help?

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  • RenoirRenoir Posts: 5
    Accepted Answer

    I have performed a full PC reset and downloaded FSecure Safe - this has resolved the issue

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  • SimonSimon Posts: 2,608 Superuser

    Without any further information, the obvious question has to be, are you using an F-Secure product which is compatible with Windows?

    Ukko
  • RenoirRenoir Posts: 5

    Yes - there has been no change to F-Secure application. Scanned 2 weeks ago no issues. Have not use laptop since.

  • SimonSimon Posts: 2,608 Superuser

    Right, so this is an existing F-Secure installation, which previously worked OK, but now you're getting this error, yes?

     

    Running a quick Google search shows that the error can occur not just with F-Secure, but with other programs, such as Office and Kaspersky, so this would suggest a possible Windows issue, rather than a problem with F-Secure itself.

     

    Have you tried re-starting the laptop?

     

    If that fails to fix the issue, then my only other suggestion would be to reinistall F-Secure, and hopefully that will work.

     

    Otherwise, you can see if anyone posts anything more helpful on here, or Contact Support by Phone or Chat for further assistance.

    Ukko
  • UkkoUkko Posts: 2,995 Superuser

    Hello,


    Sorry for my reply. I'm also only F-Secure user (their home solution).

    Just an addition to previous suggestions and if official F-Secure Support Channel (for example, chat) is unavaialble.

     

    Maybe it is good to know additional information (or screenshot). Just like:

    Something.extension - Bad Image
    
    C:\certain_path\certain_file.extension is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. 

    If you got such kind of notification.

     

    // but I think that suggested 'reinstallation' is potential fix for most of reasons in your situation.

     

    Thanks!

    Simon
  • nanonymenanonyme Posts: 145 Active Engager

    Hey,

    Out of curiosity, which Windows version are these problems with?

    Laksh
  • RenoirRenoir Posts: 5

    Windows 10 v1803

     

    i have ran a disc clean up, tried unsuccessfully to uninstall the application and reinstall. Uninstall did not work either did trying to reinstall 

  • SimonSimon Posts: 2,608 Superuser

    So, my suggestion would be to run the F-Secure Uninstallation Tool which will completely remove the installation, then it should reinstall.  

     

    Just a thought, but it might also be worth running a scan with something like http://www.malwarebytes.com, just in case any nasty is lurking and getting up to mischief.

  • nanonymenanonyme Posts: 145 Active Engager

    Hey,

    So is this F-Secure SAFE that you're getting the error with or some operator product?

  • RenoirRenoir Posts: 5

    Yes it is FSecure SAFE

     

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