Preference panes - cannot open because it doesn't work on an intel-based mac.

Just updated to Mavericks and was checking out "System Preferences". Of the 37 items I have here 19 will not open. The error messages I get are alternately:
"Could not load <....> preference pane"
"You can’t open <....> preferences because it doesn’t work on an Intel-based Mac."
(<....> = name of preference pane)
Clicking on a pane will give one message, then, once "OK" has been clicked, clicking again on the same pane will give the second. There does not seem to be any correlation between when a particular message will occur, but it is always the same panes with the issue.
Ths was initially a upgrade install over the latest Mtn Lion, but I've just completed a repair and restore on the os with a fresh download, with no change.
I am running a mid-2009 macbook pro.
If anyone knows what is going on here and could suggest a solution ...!
Panes with the issue:
Security & Privacy; Notifications; Printers & Scanners; iCloud; Internet Accounts; Network; Sharing; Users & Groups; Parental Controls; Date & Time; Dictation & Speech; Time Machine; Accessibility; Startup Disk; an

I had the same issue after restoring a cloned drive with Mavericks.
Repairing permissions didn't help.
Show invisible files and go to /Applications - you will see a bunch of corrupt application starting with .0
For example i had
.0System Preferences
.0Time machine
The wrong System Preferences was getting launched when calling it from the menu - the corrupt one.
I deleted them and all is good.
Also if this doesn't work, select Applications/System preferences and call Get Info from the File menu and make sure 32 bit mode is not activated.

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