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Windows 7 DLL File Information - wow32.dll

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General Information

File Description: 32-bit WOW Subsystem Library  
File Version: 6.1.7100.0 (winmain_win7rc.090421-1700)  
Company: Microsoft Corporation  
Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System  
DLL popularity Very Low - 1 other DLL files in system32 directory are statically linked to this file.
File Size: 275 KB
Total Number of Exported Functions: 28
Total Number of Exported Functions With Names: 28

Section Headers

Name Virtual Address Raw Data Size % of File Characteristics Section Contains...
.text 0x00001000 241,152 Bytes 85.5% Read, Execute Code
.data 0x0003c000 15,872 Bytes 5.6% Write, Read Initialized Data
.rsrc 0x00042000 6,144 Bytes 2.2% Read Initialized Data
.reloc 0x00044000 17,920 Bytes 6.4% Read, Discardable Initialized Data

Static Linking

wow32.dll is statically linked to the following files:


This means that when wow32.dll is loaded, the above files are automatically loaded too. If one of these files is corrupted or missing, wow32.dll won't be loaded.


List of files that are statically linked to wow32.dll


This means that when one of the above files is loaded, wow32.dll will be loaded too. (The opposite of the previous 'Static Linking' section)


General Resources Information

Resource Type Number of Items Total Size % of File
Icons 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Animated Icons 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Cursors 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Animated Cursors 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Bitmaps 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
AVI Files 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Dialog-Boxes 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
HTML Related Files 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Menus 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Strings 29 4,790 Bytes 1.7%
Type Libraries 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Manifest 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
All Others 1 908 Bytes 0.3%
Total 30 5,698 Bytes 2.0%

Icons in this file

No icons found in this file


Cursors in this file

No cursors found in this file


Dialog-boxes list (up to 200 dialogs)

No dialog resources in this file.


String resources in this dll (up to 200 strings)

String ID String Text
0 Application Error
1 the Win16 Subsystem
2 Click on CLOSE to terminate the application
3 Click on CANCEL to debug the application
4 Click on IGNORE to continue, you should save your work in a new file.
5 %s caused an exception in %s at 0x%08x. The exception code was 0x%08x.
6 %s caused an access violation in %s at 0x%08x.
7 %s caused a stack overflow in %s at 0x%08x.
8 %s caused a datatype misalignment fault in %s at 0x%08x. If you choose Ignore, slower software emulation of misaligned accesses will be used.
9 %s caused an illegal instruction fault in %s at 0x%08x.
10 %s caused an in-page error in %s at 0x%08x.
11 %s caused an integer divide by zero in %s at 0x%08x.
12 %s caused a floating-point exception in %s at 0x%08x.
13 Click on IGNORE to enable emulation of misaligned data access in software.
256 The Win 16 Subsystem had an internal error. Close all your Win 16 applications and save your data.
257 System Error
258 The system cannot end the selected task because %s is not allowing it to run. Press OK to End Task %s or Cancel to leave it running.
259 The request to end the selected 16 bit task has timed out. The Win 16 Subsystem may be unstable. Press OK to terminate the Win 16 Subsystem or Cancel to leave it running.
260 The Win 16 Subsystem is not responding to your request to start an application. Choose RETRY to continue to wait or Cancel to Terminate the Win 16 Subsystem.
261 An application has attempted to access the keyboard or mouse hardware as a 16 bit Windows program, which cannot be supported. This may cause the application to function incorrectly.
262 Application:
263 The Win 16 Subsystem failed to start due to low memory. Close other applications or increase your pagefile and try again.
264 The Win 16 Subsystem was unable to allocate memory for this DDE transaction, shutting down the conversation.
265 The Win 16 Subsystem was unable to allocate memory for this DDE transaction.
266 The GdiProcessHandleQuota value in the registry
267 Module %s was not intended to run on this machine.
268 Binary does not match processor
269 This could cause the 16-bit subsystem to become unstable with heavy 16-bit application use. Continue loading the 16-bit subsystem? (You will not see this message again.)
270 An application has attempted to access the keyboard or mouse hardware as a 16 bit Windows program, which cannot be supported. This action will cause the machine to hang, so the process must be terminated.

COM Classes/Interfaces

There is no type library in this file with COM classes/interfaces information


Exported Functions List

The following functions are exported by this dll:
CopyDropFilesFrom16 CopyDropFilesFrom32 GetCommHandle GetCommShadowMSR
W32Dispatch W32HungAppNotifyThread W32Init WOW32DriverCallback
WOW32ResolveHandle WOW32ResolveMemory WOWCallback16 WOWCallback16Ex
WOWDirectedYield16 WOWFreeMetafile WOWGetVDMPointer WOWGetVDMPointerFix
WOWGetVDMPointerUnfix WOWGlobalAlloc16 WOWGlobalAllocLock16 WOWGlobalFree16
WOWGlobalLock16 WOWGlobalLockSize16 WOWGlobalUnlock16 WOWGlobalUnlockFree16
WOWHandle16 WOWHandle32 WOWUseMciavi16 WOWYield16


Imported Functions List

The following functions are imported by this dll: