ERROR 193: 0xc1

ERROR 193: 0xc1 may display if the following files are on the server:

  • SystemDrive\Program
  • ProgramFiles\Common
  • ProgramFiles\SharePoint
  • ProgramFiles\SharePoint Portal


Rename, move, or delete the files listed above from the SystemDrive folder or the ProgramFiles folder.

Related event

When you have ERROR 193: 0xc1, there may also be an Event ID 7000 entry in the System Event Log. For example:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Service Control Manager
Event Category: None
Event ID: 7000
Date: 1/1/2017
Time: 13:00:00 PM
User: N/A
Computer: SERVER
Description: The Advanced Monitoring Agent service failed to start due to the following error: Advanced Monitoring Agent is not a valid Win32 application.

For more information, see %1 IS NOT A VALID WIN32 Application.