Microsoft KB Archive/246171

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Homepub 2K Error Message: WMF Graphics Filter Is Missing

Article ID: 246171

Article Last Modified on 8/1/2000


  • Microsoft Home Publishing 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Home Publishing 2000 Express Edition
  • Microsoft Greetings 2000 Standard Edition

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When you start any of the programs listed at the beginning of this article, you may receive one of the following error messages:

  • One or more components are missing or broken. WMF graphics filter is missing.

  • Wmf graphics filter is missing.


This behavior can occur if the Windows Metafile (WMF) graphics import filter is damaged or missing.


To resolve this issue, rename the Wmfimp32.flt file:

  1. Click Start, point to Find, and then click Files or Folders.
  2. In the Named field, type wmfimp32.flt.
  3. In the Look in box, click Local hard drives, and then click to select the Include Subfolders check box.
  4. Click Find Now.
  5. Right-click the Wmfimp32.flt file, and then click Rename.
  6. Type wmfimp32.old.
  7. Press ENTER.
  8. Close the Find: Files Named Wmfimp32.old dialog box.
  9. Reinstall the program.

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