Dynamic-link library is a compiled library for Windows systems used by processes as a source of common access to functions and APIs.

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How to register a DLL file in Windows 7?

Hey I tried adding a DLL file in Windows 7 by copying to system32 folder, but I couldn't as Access Was Denied. Actually there is an existing DLL file and I'm trying to replace it. How can I do this in ...
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Editing the Microsoft Security Essentials context-menu

As all MSE users would know, the context-menu item that it adds to Explorer is really long, with one whole sentence "Scan with Microsoft Security Essentials...". Is there a way to edit this and ...
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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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Error while building Dokan mirror.c using VS2013

I have downloaded the Dokan Library 0.6.0 (used to make a file system). I'm using VS 2013 and have created a project to build the sample called mirror.c. It uses a DLL called Dokan.dll. I have ...
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After the Heartbleed bug, do we need to update our OpenSSL DLL's?

Our software we develop uses the Indy internet component suite in Delphi. Indy has capabilities for OpenSSL. Since the Heartbleed incident, we're wondering if we need to take action. We distribute 2 ...
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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 ...
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Loop through several servers, find specific dlls , get the dll version, internal filename and path?

I am new to Powershell, and using PS v2. I can see the massive potential it has, but I just can't get the following code to work fully. I am trying to end up with a csv file that contains the wild ...
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some programs running much slower after mscvrt runtime redistributable delete/reinstall

UPDATE: It appears that there may have been an unfortunate coincidence. It seems that right around the time I was doing these builds and deletions of redistributables, my laptop power adapter was ...
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Why are there missing .dll files while installing?

My system is Windows 7, 64-bit. Recently I tried to install some Weather Channel desktop app on my wife's user account. The installer said I was missing two .dll files. I ran a system scan and it ...
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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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IEBHO.DLL - why does Windows 7 run without this DLL?

I am trying to repair daughter's Dell XPS laptop - Windows 7 home Premium 64-bit. About a week ago it started popping up a message: LogonUI - Bad Image (in title bar) ...
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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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Copied DLL files are all zeros, but correct file size

I used a program called SyncBackFree (CNET 4.5 * rating) to copy a few thousand files from one hard-drive to another hard-drive. All seemed to work okay, and there were no error, and no errors in ...
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App launches when DLL in .exe folder, pops an error if DLL in System32 (error 0xc0000428 “<dll name> is either not designed to run on windows…”)

We have an app (test tool), if I run the exe and have the DLL in the same library, it works correctly. If I move the DLL to c:\windows\system32 and try the exe, it fails with the following message. ...
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Aero Glass on windows 8.1

Hi I have been trying to get Aero Glass effect on Windows 8.1. In windows 8 I have been using Aero Glass software from here http://glass8.berlios.de/download.html But on windows 8.1 I can't use the ...
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Windows 7 64bit will not register a 32bit DLL

I'm trying to install a 32bit Oracle instant client onto several Windows 7 PCs. This version is the one required by the customer's software. I have successfully installed it on about a dozen PCs ...
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Fixing Chrome incompatibility with BFLLR Dynamic Library

Recently after updating Chrome I noticed that the menu icon turned orange, and at the top of the menu list it says "Software Incompatibility: Learn More". This option takes me to a page that lists a ...
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LPK.dll missing from computer

I cant open anything from my desktop or download anything from the web I keep getting error: LPK.dll is missing from your computer What can I do?
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Why am I getting a -3 on an AutoHotKey DllCall?

I am attempting to use IBM's EHLLAPI to interface with their Personal Communicator terminal emulator. I point it to the location of the API, and specify the api name, as such: hllapi(ByRef ...
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Grit won't launch due to DLL error

when I launch grit it gives me this error message: interlockedcompareexchange64 could not be located in the dynamic linked library "KERNEL32.DLL" I can't figure out if this is a problem with ...
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Where to download replacement “Explorerframe.DLL” Files for x64 Windows 7 Pro?

After posting this question, I did some research to reveal what the problem likely was, and found what I need to fix. Following this is the original post, then my updated question. A few months ago I ...
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Program can't start because dll is missing

Any executable that I attempt to run on this laptop pops up an error stating The program can't start because LPK.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem. ...
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Visual Studio 2012: Component dll failed to load unable to start program

I am using Visual Studio Ultimate 2012 for months now and never experienced a problem. But today when i try to run a program i get the error : Error while trying to run the project: Unable to ...
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wininet.dll missing

I was installing an updated version of .net framework on a machine which had to restart but now the machine keeps telling me that all these applications cannot run due to a dll file called wininet.dll ...
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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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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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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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Missing MSVCR100.DLL

While trying to install Camstudio 2.7 (Build r316), I got the following error message: "The program can't start because MSVCR100.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to ...
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Can anyone explain me about shared memory in an OS [closed]

Can anyone explain me how is shared memory related to the operating system? Recently I am seeing it mentioned frequently. What does it exactly mean ? It is a part of memory in RAM ?
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DLL could not be run for MSI installers

I'm guessing its a problem with Windows Installer. I've tried restarting the service but to no effect. I'm not able to install anything that ends with .msi. Sometimes I get such an error message: ...
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What is Win2sys.dll and why do I get this error?

When opening a newly installed program the following error occurs. The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot open the file C:\Widows32\Win2sys.dll It is already opened exclusively by another ...
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Cannot register DLL on Server 2012

We have an old classic ASP website that I'm trying to host on a new Server 2012 box. It uses a DLL developed in house on VB6. I copied the installer file over and it error's out. I try to register ...
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Windows 7 APPCRASH related to RPCRT4.dll

Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: ServiioService.exe Application Version: 0.0.0.0 Application Timestamp: 51e3f606 Fault Module Name: RPCRT4.dll ...
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Create keyboard DLL

I am struggling to find any resources on how to make a keyboard DLL. I have previously looked at code samples, like http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowshardware/Keyboard-Layout-Sample-b142d9e3 but ...
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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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how to convert dll.files into linux files

Installed Linux mint yesterday cause W7 does work anymore. Linux mint works OK. How can I convert my email history from emClient (dll-files) to linux-files. I tried importing in Thunderbird, but ...
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Prevent replacing of .net 4 dlls when installing .net 4.5

I have a solution that contains dlls from janus that ate compatible with .net 4. After I installed visual studio 2012 - the application throws an exception : "the member is not supported in a dynamic ...
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Slow dll registration with regsvr32 Win7

i want to speed up the registration process of dll's with regsvr32. Basically we need to register 3-6 dll's every time a build task is executed, and this takes up to 5 seconds/ dll -> sometimes the ...
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Make a dll color picker default for paint/etc?

I found this color picker DLL file online which is similar to the Photoshop's Color picker. Normally on other applications including ms paint, the color picker is very old and that's the reason I was ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Windows 8 - associate regsvr32 with dll type and always run as administrator

I'm using Windows 8. I'd like to associate the file type DLL to regsvr32, so that I can double click a DLL and register it. The problem is that regsvr32 is not running as administrator. So, what I ...
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How to resolve conflicts with different apps relying on different PATH variables?

I have two programs that rely on some .dll files. (Wikidpad and Microsoft WebMatrix2.) I was using WikidPad for a while without issue. After I installed WebMatrix2 (which uses IIS Express, I ...
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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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Windows update wreaked havoc

I am having a weird problem that I hope I am going to describe properly. It all happened when I decided to update my Windows 7 Home. The problem is that, at reboot right after the Windows update, I ...
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Change Icon of *.dll Back To Original

My idiotic little brother opened a *.dll file with notepad, now it's got that NotePad icon on it. It's a real mess because now I can never distinguish between *.dlls and text files. How do I change ...
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“Error in Loading DLL” when trying to launch the label wizard

I am trying to run the label wizard in Microsoft Access 2007, but when I click on Create → Labels, I get this error message:
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Windows dll files corrupt after removing Ubuntu

I recently deleted my Ubuntu partition from my hard drive. I was dual booting. Upon deleting the partition I hibernated Windows to make sure that everything went well. When I started back up again it ...