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1457969 - "PCMUsers.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error" and or "%1 is not a valid Win 32 application"

Symptom

Error of:

  • E:\BusinessObjects\SAP Business Objects\PCM\PCMUsers.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error.  Try installing the program again using the original installation media

Customer then installs the program again and then receives a further error of:

  • %1 is not a valid Win 32 application


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Environment

  • Central Management Server (CMS) installed on Financial Information Management (FIM) server
  • SAP Profitability and Cost Management (PCM) 7.5
  • Database can be either MS SQL Server or Oracle.

 

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 ; SAP Financial Information Management 10.0 ; SAP Financial Information Management 7.5 ; SAP Profitability and Cost Management 10.0 ; SAP Profitability and Cost Management 7.5

Keywords

KBA , installation, upgrades and migration , 3rd party tools config and system admin , EPM-PCM , Profitability and Cost Management, EPO, PP, AA, Metify , EPM-FIM , Financial Information Management (FIM) , BI-BIP-CMC , Central Management Console (CMC) , How To

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