FIX: Error message when you run a POSIX application that declares a dependency on legacy libraries that are included with Utilities and SDK for SUA in Windows Vista: "<Library_name>.so not valid NT PE file"

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. A Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) application declares a dependency on one or more legacy libraries. The legacy libraries are included with Utilities and Software Development Kit for Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications in Windows Vista. You run the application. In this scenario, you receive the following error message:
Library_name.so not valid NT PE file

CAUSE

This problem occurs because some shared libraries are incorrect.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

You must have Utilities and SDK for SUA in Windows Vista installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Utilities and SDK for SUA for Windows Vista, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
/opt/gcc.3.3/lib/ld.soNot applicable106,62407-Nov-200716:43Not applicable
/opt/gcc.3.3/lib/libdl.so.5Not applicable10,24007-Nov-200716:46Not applicable
/usr/lib/libdl.so.3Not applicable10,24013-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/libdl.soNot applicable10,24013-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/libf2c.so.3Not applicable111,61613-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/libf2c.soNot applicable112,64013-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/libg++.so.3Not applicable261,63213-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/libg++.soNot applicable263,16813-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/libg2c.so.3Not applicable115,71213-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/libmath.so.3Not applicable6,65613-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.3Not applicable223,23213-Dec-200712:23Not applicable
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.3Not applicable475,13613-Dec-200712:23Not applicable
/usr/lib/libstdc++.soNot applicable223,74413-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/libsupc++.so.3Not applicable86,01613-Dec-200712:23Not applicable
/usr/lib/libsupc++convenience.so.3Not applicable86,01613-Dec-200712:23Not applicable
Utilities and SDK for SUA for Windows Vista, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
/opt/gcc.3.3/lib/ld.soNot applicable106,62407-Nov-200716:43Not applicable
/opt/gcc.3.3/lib/libdl.so.5Not applicable10,24007-Nov-200716:46Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libdl.so.3Not applicable10,24013-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libdl.soNot applicable10,24013-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libf2c.so.3Not applicable111,61613-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libf2c.soNot applicable112,64013-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libg++.so.3Not applicable261,63213-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libg++.soNot applicable263,16813-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libg2c.so.3Not applicable115,71213-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libmath.so.3Not applicable6,65613-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libstdc++.so.3Not applicable223,23213-Dec-200712:23Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libstdc++.so.3Not applicable475,13613-Dec-200712:23Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libstdc++.soNot applicable223,74413-Dec-200712:22Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libsupc++.so.3Not applicable86,01613-Dec-200712:23Not applicable
/usr/lib/x86/libsupc++convenience.so.3Not applicable86,01613-Dec-200712:23Not applicable

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

To download Utilities and SDK for SUA in Windows Vista, visit the following Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=93ff2201-325e-487f-a398-efde5758c47f&displaylang=en
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 943657 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
Keywords: 
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