Symantec System Recovery Error: "CompMgmtLauncher.exe - Bad Image" when launching Windows Computer Management Console

Article:TECH201669  |  Created: 2013-01-15  |  Updated: 2013-09-24  |  Article URL
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When launching the Windows Computer Management console after upgrading to Symantec System Recovery 2013 (SSR 2013), the following error occurs:

CompMgmtLauncher.exe - Bad Image

C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec System Recovery\Browser\VProShellExt.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support.

Computer Management opens after hitting OK, and backups appear to run normally.  This is an issue for the .DLL file referenced in the error not being properly registered by SSR. 




Microsoft Windows Operating Systems


Symantec Corporation currently plans to address this issue by way of a patch or hotfix to the current version of the software. Please note that Symantec Corporation reserves the right to remove any fix from the targeted release if it does not pass quality assurance tests. Symantec's plans are subject to change and any action taken by you based on the above information or your reliance upon the above information is made at your own risk.



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