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I've got an x86 deployment which is targeted at x86 and works fine on 2003 server 32 bit.

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I've done a fair bit of googling but not found an answer yet

The error message is:

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Exception Details: System.BadImageFormatException: is not a valid Win32 application. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800700C1)

Source Error:

An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below. 

Stack Trace:

[BadImageFormatException:  is not a valid Win32 application. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800700C1)]
   System.Reflection.Assembly._nLoad(AssemblyName fileName, String codeBase, Evidence assemblySecurity, Assembly locationHint, StackCrawlMark& stackMark, Boolean thro

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