Your name or email address: Handle is invalid” upon installment Oct 25, If you right-click on a bad file and choose Properties, you should have a tab called “Compatibility”. Is it still limited to just “installers”? Join the community here. No, i just used the dvdplayer as an example of what doesnt work. It should ask to import to registry.

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The files in question, are they YOUR files? Ask a question and give support. At least get a 2nd opinion. Also i tried the nex fixexe.

Error message “the handle is invalid” Sep 11, Add your wdn to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. The files that dont work are almost all types of installation programs. Because it could be the very code in the file that is corrupt, a header changed, something.

WdfRegistryWdmGetHandle function – Windows driver | Microsoft Docs

Here it is as a txt attachment. Edit this file if you can and place everything between the dotted lines in it. Yes, my password is: Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Or backup your registry first.


Or is it instantly bad as well? Failing that, your installer may be corrupt, try downloading a new copy of the installer trawl Microsoft download site for ‘Windows installer’ look at this reference where a built-in windows XP system driver verifier is described – for the expert only. If you don’t have that tab don’t worry about it. Could be file association wsm. Theyare everywhere where i can put them and theyl wont work.

Does the freshly downloaded one work? It seems that you need to update the codecs for your DVD player environment. If they hanrle installers, try download the Windows Installer. Hope that was it!

As in, you, in your user account, created them? The forum-quirk strikes again, it splits long texts!

WMI Requirements for WDM Drivers

Have to rename to. If a virus or other malware did this then it could be changing the values right back.

Use it at your own risk. The guy in the other thread I posted has the same issue but it’s all in ONE folder. Go ahead and view the file first and compare to the hamdle one.


WMI Requirements for WDM Drivers – Windows drivers | Microsoft Docs

Try to narraw it down. Also like the guy in the other thread, your files may have been destroyed by “something”. It diddnt do anything even though it said it added all the information on to registry. Is the place your installs try to use typically c: Dysanvu, no sdm to repeat the previous poster’s message all the time!

If you DO have that tab, make sure the options are not set to run as Windows 98 or some such.