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24 views

Is it safe to replace ExploreFrame.dll?

I was searching Windows 7 themes and some of them require replacing ExplorerFrame.dll. I am wondering if this is safe. Is a DLL only a container of resources or might it contain code that can be run ...
0
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1answer
109 views

How to fix the missing msvcp110.dll

I just turned on my computer and got an error from "explorer.exe" which says that msvcp110.dll is missing. Why that might happen, and how do I fix that? There are several sites that "provide" missing ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Corrupt DLL “Netutils.dll”

I have never encountered this particular error before so any help will be fantastic. I had a computer reported to me that wouldn't allow the user to log in, then the user reported that they couldn't ...
0
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1answer
201 views

The program can't start because sqlite3.dll is missing from your computer

Every time I start my computer I get this error. I tried to find PluginInstall.exe in my process or startup and there's nothing there. I ran Avast anti virus as well and there was no virus. I ...
0
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2answers
126 views

Driver “Policies” Tab not showing in Windows

I have a Marvell driver that in earlier versions of Windows showed a "Policies" tab in the Properties of it in the Device Manager, but not anymore in Windows 8/8.1. It is something like this: ...
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47 views

Missing synctrl.dll (from Synaptics)

I wasn't sure whether this ought go on the Security Stack Exchange but it's more to do with a missing .dll and how I can debug an error I've got. I seem to have an error shared with other Windows 8 ...
0
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3answers
56 views

How can I remove all these symbols from this text?

I have this dll file. When I read it in a hex editor, it reads as this text. How do I remove all the symbols, while keeping the readable words?
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87 views

how to notify a program of another program? dll? directory? path?

I am trying to experiment with GNUS email in Emacs, in Windows (EDIT: x64 bit). I've got it to work in Ubuntu, but struggling with it in Windows. From ...
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305 views

Windows 8 - imagehlp.dll missing

I've noticed that some of my icons have disappeared, but they still worked a while ago. However, today when I booted my laptop, there was an error window similar to this (my windows is finnish, so ...
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1answer
169 views

When does an EXE or DLL reuse 'physical' memory?

Over the years my application has grown from a few MB to more than 50MB. To simplify deployment I always sticked to having a single EXE file instead of having a smaller EXE and lots of DLL's (see ...
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1answer
3k views

Startup error BackgroundContainer.dll on windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have the same problem with this topic! How to resolve BackgroundContainer.dll error on startup? The thing is i did everything that says in answer but i)I found nothing when i started regedit.exe ...
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1answer
461 views

What are the most important Windows .dll files? [duplicate]

What are the most important .dll files Windows use? I'm making a Uplink like hacking game and one of the feature I'm working on would allow you to "destroy" a machine by deleting key Windows files. ...
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28 views

How can I find out what dlls are being referenced from another dll [duplicate]

Is it possible to find out what other dlls a certain dll is referencing? I can't run it, I just want to find out what other files it's referencing. Maybe there's a nice program out there that can find ...
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2answers
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Photoshop cs6 does not work anymore

I have a windows 7, 64 bit. I had an issue with my my pc, i scan it with malwarebytes, it removed about 9 viruses, i can't tell you what was removed, i accidentally emptied the quarantine. Since i ...
0
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0answers
876 views

how to I make Windows stop complaining about missing python dll?

When I type "python" at the Command Prompt, it pops up a message complaining that "The program can't start because python32.dll is missing from your computer." I have python 2.7 installed, so I think ...
0
votes
2answers
373 views

How to check if given Windows XP SP2 dll library is proper one?

How to check if given Windows XP SP2 dll library is proper one ? I have to fix some problem with Windows XP SP2 system, where two dll was manualy replaced (not by me): comctl32.dll and wmploc.dll, are ...
0
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1answer
306 views

Which DLL is Windows using?

I am trying to run a program on my Windows 2000 machine that is installed in C:\Program Files\TradeLog. The program crashes with an "Invalid operation in GDI+ (Code: 1)" exception message. This ...
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1answer
65 views

For missing (.dll) files

Whenever I run a game it displays an error (program can't start because the *.dll file is missing from your computer , reinstalling the program may fix the problem) but after reinstalling again and ...
2
votes
4answers
11k views

How can I fix WOW64.dll error

My system shows an error message; C:\Windows\system32\wow64.dll is either not designed to run on windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to know why system can't find dll?

I've used Dependency Walker program and found that my program misses following dll: wlanapi.dll (+ several other dlls). However this dll is located here: ...
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2answers
3k views

C:\Users\Home\AppData\Local\Temp\mjt0uikj.exe

Every time I restart my pc I get this message with an OK button: There was a problem starting C:\Users\Home\AppData\Local\Temp\mjt0uikj.exe (this is somehwere in ..32.dll) The specified module could ...
1
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1answer
881 views

NVCPL.DLL in RunDLL can't be initiated on startup

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, ...
4
votes
2answers
178 views

How to get the DLL a cmdlet is loaded from?

I'm trying to track down where exactly a cmdlet comes from in Powershell on Windows 8. How do I track this down? I know which Module and such it is, but this doesn't help me to track down the actual ...
3
votes
1answer
717 views

How to know what dll or services taskhost.exe is hosting?

I have recently discover a new process in the task manager : taskhost.exe (maybe it was there before but i did not notice it) As the name implies, it seems to be used for running dll in background ...
5
votes
1answer
31k views

Procedure entry point EncodePointer could not be located in kernel32.dll

I get this error when trying to run a program on a Windows computer: Because it's a Dutch Windows version it is in Dutch, but in English it would be something like "Procedure entry point ...
0
votes
1answer
272 views

Process exceution slow because of unnecessary dll lookups

I am having performance problems with a small program that is sometimes started very frequently on a machine. It is a 32bit program being run on a 64bit machine. It is called im_comp.exe and is ...
2
votes
2answers
13k views

Missing DLL files in Windows 7 64-bit. What do I need to install?

So I have been trying to run a few programs that were built using the .NET 3.5 Framework. Every time I try to open the programs, I get a new missing DLL error. I don't really want to just download ...
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0answers
352 views

is it possible to monitor dll injection events on Windows, such as to detect user mode rootkits?

wikipedia article's section on user mode rootkits is not quite clear about the mechanism of injecting code into running processes. Does this take advantage of normal OS functionality and so could be ...
2
votes
2answers
789 views

Windows 8 - load shell extension immediately

I am trying to use Stardock Fences with Windows 8 and I've run into an interesting problem. For those who do not know this program - let it be just one, that modifies shell. Switching to desktop ...
0
votes
1answer
884 views

What are the origins and license of freetype6.dll?

Regarding freetype6.dll: Which product does it belong to? What license does it fall under? In my research, it appears to belong to the Windows OS, and probably ships with all licensed copies of ...
1
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1answer
509 views

“To upgrade windows, the users, program files, and windows directories need to be on the same partition.”

I am trying to upgrade to windows 7 64-bit and it is giving me this error. Problem is they are all on the same partition, C:... I even checked all the registry keys and they all point to someplace on ...
2
votes
1answer
643 views

msvcr71.dll is missing

msvcr71.dll is missing on Windows 7 and I can't register my dll throw regsvr32 I just can't understand why it can happen Does this dll come with OS, or I can install C++ runtime libraries, or .NET ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

Why not install Msvcr71.dll into system32?

While looking for an authoritative source for the missing Msvcr71.dll that is needed by a few old applications, I stumbled across the MSDN article Redistribution of the shared C runtime component in ...
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1answer
8k views

The procedure entry point DecodePointer could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll

I had this error when opening notepad and sometimes other software until I reinstalled Windows 2000 yesterday. It's come back after I copied a profile over. Any ideas on how to fix this?
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votes
3answers
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What is REGSVR32? Why do we need it?

I know it is used to "Register or unregister a DLL". But I want more. Why do we need to register a DLL? When should we register a DLL?
0
votes
1answer
987 views

What and where is the dll that has these icons in Windows 7?

What is the DLL that has these icons (play, stop, pause), or something like this, and where is it located in Windows 7?
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1answer
18k views

How do I get rid of these “There is a problem with your tablet driver” messages?

Every time I run certain applications (including but not limited to GIMP, Microsoft Visual Studio, and 3DS Max), I get the following message box: There is a problem with your tablet driver. Please ...
9
votes
3answers
18k views

Which DLLs included in Windows contain icons?

When changing shortcut icons it's useful to know which DLLs and EXEs included with Windows contain icons, but there are so many DLLs (especially in System32) that it's difficult to find the ones which ...
5
votes
2answers
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WiseCustomCalla.dll ? What is that?

I have a few folders in my Windows folder (I'm running Windows 7) like this: C:\Windows\1C4551A64743409391E41477CD655043.TMP\WiseCustomCalla.dll All they contain is WiseCustomCalla.dll. I've read ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How to modify timestamp in a dll or exe?

Is there any tool to modify timestamp in a dll or exe?
0
votes
1answer
48 views

What are the A0xxxxxx.DLL files?

If you've ever watched a windows computer defrag a drive, you might have noticed that many of the files that are fragmented and need fixed have names like A0833773.DLL. If you know regular ...
0
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0answers
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Register a dll in Windows Server 2003

I'm trying to register some DLLs for a particular application but having some problems. The DLLs are stored in the application folder in the D: drive. I run cmd.exe, go to the D: drive and run ...
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1answer
126 views

Is there an application that can tell you what DLL's and other dependencies a program uses?

Is there an application that can tell you what .dll's and other dependencies a program uses?
0
votes
1answer
150 views

SFC identified damaged files, but where to get source files for repair?

I have run SFC /SCANNOW on my Vista notebook. SFC identified server files that it said were also damaged in the backup location. The log in \windows\logs\cbs\cbs.log identifies all the problem files - ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I get a list of all windows/system DLLs and their versions?

I'd like to have the following report: All DLLs in %WIN_DIR% in my PC, and in its sub-folders, recursively. For each DLL found, I'd like to have its file version, product version etc. (as it can be ...
0
votes
2answers
424 views

What would cause inability to register/unregister DLLs on an Admin account

I've been installing IBM Rational Software on and off for the past couple months - on my computer and a few others around the workplace; and I've never run into a problem like this. The install files ...
10
votes
2answers
381 views

What is <x>.dll used for?

Where can I find a good resource which can tell me more about any installed DLL on my Windows machine?
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5answers
443 views

Please explain basic concepts of a DLL file and its registration in Windows

What is a DLL? What is it doing in our computer? Why we need to register it? Is DLL registration a common process of a single command? Is this installed/registered while we are installing a software?