Error: "Error 193: %1 is not a valid Win32 application"

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Article ID: 177744

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Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange

Issue/Introduction



Symptoms
You are unable to start the Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange or the Symantec Mail Security Utility Service services. The following errors are displayed:


"Could not start the Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange service on Local computer. Error 193: 0xc1"

"Could not start the Symantec Mail Security Utility Service service on Local computer. Error 193: 0xc1"

 

Cause

This error may occur if the executable path contains spaces.

Resolution

This Microsoft document discuses the error:

Event ID 7000 and "%1 Is Not a Valid Win32 Application" Error Message When You Start a Service
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/812486/en-us



Technical Information
This link also contains information about the error:

http://www.imeem.com/honeyvirus/blogs/2007/01/09/mkasQSb5/error-193-0xc1-resolved-for-sqlserveragent