Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am running an application that was written for XP on a windows 7 machine.

I run the application in compatibililty Windows XP (Service Pack 3) and as administrator.

at a certain stage the application makes use of a DLL that it cant find, as seen in this picture: enter image description here

what should I try next to make this work? No one else is logged onto the machine so I know the DLL is not being used.

EDIT

I attempted this and also received an error:

enter image description here

share|improve this question
    
run Depends.exe and see why it fails: blogs.technet.com/b/askperf/archive/2010/06/25/… –  magicandre1981 Jun 5 '13 at 4:06
    
Did you try regsvr32 again with the proper DLL name this time? –  Karan Jun 5 '13 at 22:08
add comment

1 Answer

Try manually registering the DLL:

regsvr32 c:\progs\shopplot.dll

Also, ensure the user the program is running as has access to that folder/file.

share|improve this answer
1  
@karan I don't mind if you edit my typos, we are a community. ;) –  techie007 Jun 5 '13 at 3:29
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.