Backup Exec installation fails with a BadImageFormatException Microsoft Windows error message

Article:TECH212462  |  Created: 2013-11-13  |  Updated: 2014-06-23  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH212462
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Subject

Issue



A BadImageFormatException is detected on the Microsoft Windows Server operating system.


Error



The install failed with an unexpected error: The type serialized in the .resources file was not the same type that the .resources file said it contained. Expected 'System.Windows.Forms.ListViewItem' but read 'System.Windows.Forms.ListViewItem+ListViewSubItem'

 


Cause



A Microsoft Windows Server operating system error causes the program to stop responding and not proceed with the Backup Exec installation until a Microsoft hotfix installed.

 


Solution



More information about the hotfix can be found per the following:

FIX: Application may crash if the Localized property is set to True in a .NET Framework 4-based Windows Form application

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2538717


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