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I got a new computer and installed Windows 8. But everytime I start up I get this message: (Couldn't post the images because of my low reputation. But here is what they said)

Was in Swedish, translated:


There was a problem with the start of NVCPL.DLL

The initiation of a DLL-file failed

I have no idea what it does and how to fix it.

This next part was solved using "Run as administrator (rookie mistake)

I don't know if this will help but I have got some more problems with DLL files. Here is an example:

** QuickTime for Windows**

A problem has occurred with the windows-installer package. A DLL-file which is needed for this installation couldn't be used. Contact support or distributor.

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Run an elevated command prompt and try sfc /scannow, let it complete, and reboot. If that doesn't help, reinstall the Nvidia graphics drivers and QuickTime. nvcpl.dll is the Nvidia graphics driver control panel. – allquixotic Oct 30 '12 at 21:39
Thank you, the sfc scan didn't work so uninstalled, and downloaded new drivers. So now it works smooth. The QuickTime installer dindn't work though. Maybe I should just download a new pack? I wish I had more reputation so I can vote up your comment. – Alfred Larsson Oct 31 '12 at 16:07
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Did you do an upgrade or a clean install?

Do a clean install, I suspect you pulled in old Nvidia drivers that may not be compatable or propertly setup for Windows 8.

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