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Went to upgrade to the newest client, downloaded it, installed it and this is what I get:
Image and dxdiag attached. Thank you in advance for any help you can give.... if this is already in the forum and I over looked it, sorry...
-Josh

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the installer runs fine, just

the installer runs fine, just downloaded another copy just in case the one I downloaded earlier was corrupted in someway during download. However it still does not work same error message.

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Hmm, if the installer runs

Hmm, if the installer runs fine, there may be an issue with the included exe file. I recommend a virus scan on your PC, it may be infected and try to infect the program as it starts, otherwise Foldit may want to take a look at their package.

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There are daily scans done on

There are daily scans done on the computers in the house, the likely hood of it being a virus is slim. But I shall do another scan in the morning :) Will post results.

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Thanks!

Keep us posted.

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full scan resulted in no

full scan resulted in no virus or otherwise. I am seriously at a loss here!

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upon right clicking on the

upon right clicking on the installer it said at the bottom that it was blocked, clicked unblock... and sha-bam! it installed and updated! I do not know why it had the block on it.
It was a complaint the computer had with the program about it coming from another computer.
That seems to have fixed the issue, well at least it has launched... now I need to start over, but hey that is the way it goes!
-Josh

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ssl connection error now, it

ssl connection error now, it seems that my computer is not trusting the Foldit.exe for some reason.

Any ideas to get it to connect?

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I read several other posts

I read several other posts about uninstalling and reinstalling the game client, seems as though a while back they had an issue with not being able to log into (or onto) the server.
But this is a new client...

...huh?!

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sorry for being so long

sorry for being so long winded on this one...

-the old game client works- I had an older one that I installed, did not realize it.
-the new game client does not- went through previous steps, and the same resulting complaint of win32 error.

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Old client will probably not

Old client will probably not work because of changed SSL certificates.
Try download and install fresh copy of Foldit to another location, ie c:\games\foldit
You can (should) copy your options.txt and all.macro to new directory to have same options and cookbook.

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I tried to reinstall it to

I tried to reinstall it to another directory, no good same complaint...
Foldit.exe is not a valid win32 application.

Not sure what to do from this point. The older client works just fine, the new one does not.

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I found a work around...

I took the 12-18-2012 foldit.exe (old version)copied and pasted it into the new version installation directory... IT WORKED! I have to admit I was a bit shocked, but I have access to new stuffs, and... and... well it works :) Soooo if someone has this issue in the future, just have them grab and old client past the exe in there good to go.

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well.. not just fine, can not

well.. not just fine, can not access the server... but it runs unlike the newer one.

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looks like all is well now?
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It is indeed!! I right

It is indeed!! I right clicked on the installer, unblocked the installer. My computer had it blocked because "It came from another computer". After that I used an older foldit.exe from 12-18-12 with the new download... it connects to the servers and am able to update as needed.
I have no idea why this worked.... but the win32 complaint has been resolved.
I have worked as an internet tech in the past, mostly with networking, setting up servers, and building the occasional system.
I am usually able to resolve these issues on my own, this one was just weird. But it worked.
My personal system is old... by current standards it is ancient, but is does what it needs to do for me (for now) the usb ports are failing and heat issues are starting to come up. To upgrade to something new that would be as current as possible (just now windows 8 ICK!!!) would cost me more than it is worth, I have four kids and money is easily spent elsewhere! hehe.

Anyhow.. I am rambling, the issue seems to be resolved. I have another more current exe that a friend sent, have not tried it yet will later today.
Thanks for all that helped!
-Joshua

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Same problem :/

I installed the latest version of Fold It over the old version and now I get the message "not a valid win32 application." I have no access to the old exe file now so I can't play :(. if anyone could provide a download link to a working Foldit.exe file, I would greatly appreciate it. P.S. This is my first post on the forum. :)

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I am facing the same problem

I'm a Chinese, so my expression may be full of faults. (I apologize.)
I download it a few years ago, and it worked well. Later, I didn't play it for language. Recently, I found a patch made by a Chinese which can translate the English part to Chinese. Though it, there is no language problem. But after downloading again, I found it didn't work and the same error with sadness. I also tried the old version. As the same as your problem, SSL connect error. The installer is named after x86, but why is it not a valid win32 application? I'm looking forward the solution.
-G

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Hello!

If you could provide as much technical information as you can over in our feedback section, that would help us a lot to narrow down your issue and hopefully get you back up and folding!

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Also

We're looking into it here further and appreciate you bringing it to our attention!

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The same problem

Hello.
I have the same problem with win32. Do anyone knows how it can be fixed? I have tried an idea to unblock the installer, but it didn't work. And older version I couldn't find.
Thank you.

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Hi, I have the same problem

After installation, I get: foldit.exe invalid Win32 application
I have windowsXP-32, is it okay ?
Thank you

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Hi there, we were having some

Hi there, we were having some server issues this weekend. Could you please try it again and let us know?

Thanks!

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