.NET Assembly Incorrect Format Error

“Could not load file or assembly ‘ChilkatDotNet2, Version=9.3.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=eb5fc1fc52ef09bd’ or one of its dependencies. An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format.” The “incorrect format” error is a 32-bit vs. 64-bit mismatch.  It means the application is trying to load a 64-bit .NET assembly into …

Error: This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling application may fix this problem.

This error message is usually an indication that the VC++ runtime is missing on a system. Downloading and installing the Microsoft VC++ runtime that matches the version you need will fix this problem.  To find the redistributable at microsoft.com, Google using this search string “visual c++ redistributable 2005”.  Substitute “2008”, …

FTP – WSAECONNRESET An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host.

One of the most common problems with FTP data transfers (including downloading directory listings) has to do with Passive vs. Active mode. Depending on your client/server/firewall situation, it’s probable that only one of the two modes will work (Active or Passive). Normally, if you choose the mode that doesn’t work, …