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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB960251

Error message when you run a Borland MS-DOS based application: “The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you’re running”

In Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, when you run a Borland MS-DOS based application that uses the “Copyright (C) Rational Systems Inc.” signature in the extended header (rational extended header), you may receive the following error message:

The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you’re running. Check your computer…

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB960251.

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