How do I fix this f... message stopping my use

January 8, 2019 at 16:28:18
Specs: Windows XP
The procedure entry point GetDateFormatEx could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll

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#1
January 8, 2019 at 17:17:06
If you are using MS Office & have KB4461522, that is the culprit.

Uninstall KB4461522 from Add/Remove Programs and it should come good.

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#2
January 8, 2019 at 19:40:53
Went through twice it does not appear now what?

Also using 32 bit version of xp.


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#3
January 8, 2019 at 19:46:21
I need to examine these logs.

Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it onto your Desktop. If your default download location is not the Desktop, drag it out of it's location onto the Desktop.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/dow...
If we have to run Farbar more than once, refer this SS.
http://i.imgur.com/yUxNw0j.gif
Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) on the Desktop.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt) on the Desktop.
The logs are large, upload them using one of these. No time delays/Captcha-I'm not a Robot/account/registration needed. Give us the links please.
http://www.fileconvoy.com/index.php


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#4
January 8, 2019 at 21:24:25
What are you trying to do when you get the error message? GetDateFormatEx was introduced in Windows Vista, so if you're trying to run some program, you'll need to get a version that supported Windows XP.

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#5
January 9, 2019 at 13:54:02
You're not going to find Windows Updates in Add/Remove Programs unless you check the box next to "Show updates" >>> https://www.computertipsfree.com/wp...

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#6
January 10, 2019 at 00:23:45
I'm afraid that if you continue to rely on an eighteen-year-old operating system you are going to increasingly run up against applications that don't work.

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