mIRC Version 5.9 Causes an Error Message in Windows XP

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SYMPTOMS
When you are using the mIRC version 5.9 program, you may receive the following error message:
mIRC has encountered a problem and must be closed. We apologize for the inconvenience.
If the error message is still displayed and you want to see the data that the error report contains, click the click here link at the bottom of the message box. You then see error signature information that may be similar to the following:
   App Name  App Version  Module Name  Module Version  Offset   ------------------------------------------------------------   mirc.exe  5.9.1.0      wow32.dll    5.1.2600.0      000038c7 				
CAUSE
This issue may occur because mIRC version 5.9 is not completely compatible with Windows XP.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, obtain and install the latest version of mIRC. For information about how to do so, please visit either of the following mIRC Web sites:Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.
MORE INFORMATION
For information about how to contact mIRC, click the appropriate article number in the following list to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
65416 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, A-K

60781 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, L-P

60782 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, Q-Z
The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
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