System is out of memory, executable file is corrupt or relocations are invalid

Last Published: April 26, 2020

Error Message

The folloing error(s) occured during the registration process File D:\arcexe80\bin\MxTools.dll System is out of memory, executable file is corrupt, or relocations are invalid.


Internet Explorer 5 is not installed.

Solution or Workaround

The instructions below include making changes to essential parts of your operating system. It is recommended that you backup your operating system and files, including the registry, before proceeding. Consult with a qualified computer systems professional, if necessary. 

ESRI cannot guarantee results from incorrect modifications while following these instructions. Therefore, use caution and proceed at your own risk. 
  1. Install Internet Explorer 5 by running arcexe80\support\IE5setup\ie5setup.exe.
  2. Register the .dlls in \arcexe80\bin.
See: How To: Register the .DLLs in the ArcGIS Desktop \bin directory


Article ID:000002016

  • ArcMap 8 x

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