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 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 ...
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Wamp server doesnt start

After installng in my WIN7 32-bit os . I get this error after installation is done "The program cant start because MSVcr100.dll is misssing from your computer . try reinstalling the program to fix ...
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DLL: Which of these things is not like the other?

Looking to speed up my boot-up time, I turned to msconfig.exe to remove some programs. I found a file named mituo.dll was on this list. I disabled it and restarted to see if it was neccessary, it ...
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DLL Add-in won't run in Excel 2010 64-bit

I have a DLL add-in for Excel that adds an API for another program I have. Add-in had an installer package and after install I can't find it in the Excel add-ins list. I have a suspicion that it is ...
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Moving an application between discs (Windows 7) [closed]

I recall an Application from my Vista days data provided from moving an application (its executable, all affiliated DLLs and all the dependencies thereof) I have basically filled up my C: drive and ...
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msirjh32.dll could not be found on startup

Every time I start my PC, I get this error message: There was a problem starting msirjh32.dll The specified module could not be found. It does this every time I start, and it's been ...
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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 ...
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Make regsvr32 ignore a DLL dependency

I'm trying to get some software to function that we don't have the installer to (and the company is unable to supply). A custom DLL needs registering, which we have but it relies on another DLL - a ...
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DirectX DLL won't install

I'm trying to play Heroes of Might and Magic V on Windows 7. I'm missing a d3dx9_25.dll. I downloaded the dll, and copied this to C:/Windows/System32 (which I believe is the folder for 64-bit, but I ...
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Task manager missing frames? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Task manager menu, titlebar and tabs have disappeared When I hit Ctl-Alt-Del I get a "portion" of the task manager: it brings up the process screen, with no other tabs ...
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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?
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Error “Module XYZ.dll failed to load” when using Regsvr32 to register a DLL on Windows 7

When I try to register a DLL file on Windows 7 (32-bit) using Regsvr32, it gives the following error: The module "XYZ.dll" failed to load. Make sure the binary is stored at the specified path ...
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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 ...
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How can I make sure only my browser uses flash?

I don't want dumb stuff like this to happen, causing MSN Messenger to take 1.5 GB: How can I make sure that only my browser is able to run Flash?
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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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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 ...
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Why can't I register any DLLs

I run: regsvr32 somefile.dll There is a long delay (approx. 1 minute) and then a warning dialog pops up that says: LoadLibrary("somefile.dll") failed. GetLastError returns 0x0000007e. The DLL is ...
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ADVAPI32.dll error when launching Visual Studio 2010

I've been getting the following warning message when launching Visual Studio 2010 recently: "The procedure entry point EventUnregister could not be located in the dynamic link library ADVAPI32.dll" ...
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What is the effect of dlls not being signed

On running SigCheck on my Windows box, I noticed quite a few dlls that are unsigned. For eg: c:\windows\system32\amdocl64.dll: Verified: Unsigned File date: 10:47 AM ...
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UPX and .NET executables

Can UPX (upx.sourceforge.net) compact .net executables/dlls ?
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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?
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How to overwrite system32 files in Windows 7? (that really works please)

I have Windows 7 64bit installed on a virtual box (the fact it is a virtual box shouldn't be relevant). I need to overwrite /Windows/System32/d3d9.dll but the system won't let me. I've read the same ...
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How can I find out what program installed or is using a specific DLL file?

I've got a DLL file in the SYSTEM32 directory of one server, which I'm not sure I actually need. Google has told me what it is normally used for, but the software has never been installed on this ...
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Why is psxdll.dll on my system?

I'm aware that psxdll.dll is a component of Windows Services for UNIX. However, this was never installed on my system. So, I'm trying to figure out what other program(s) might have installed the DLL ...
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How to fix dbghelp.dll error message?

Every once in a while my system just spontaneously pops a message box (5 times in a row) stating: pcdrsysinfodirect.p5x - Entry Point not found The procedure entry point SymGetUnwindInfo could not ...
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pbwmdrmc.dll not copied from Windows XP installation disc

I installed Windows XP SP3 in my office system. During installation from CD, it showed pbwmdrmc.dll cannot be copied from the disc I pressed skip, and installed. Now the applications and cmd ...
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Making an application portable - registering DLLs, and DLLs in system32

I want to make an application portable (on Windows XP), so that it can run directly from a CD. The application requires some DLLs and OCXs to be registered, and some of these need to be in system32 ...
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Need a newer version of Pcre.dll on Windows XP

I am trying to install a program on Windows XP, but get the following error: The procedure pcre_dfa_exec could not be located in the DLL pcre.dll I guess that my pcre.dll file is outdated. I ...
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WinLockDLL.dll and Windows 7

Is anyone familiar with WinLockDLL.dll? In an old program someone wrote up at work, we use functions within WinLockDLL.dll in order to do such things as disable ctrl-alt-del, hide the desktop, etc. ...
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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 ...
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“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 ...
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What are the icons contained in the Windows 7 shell32.dll

I wanted to change the icon used for a Custom Library I've created in Windows 7. I found a great article How to Customize the Library Icons in Windows 7 which describes exactly how to do that. ...
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checking dll registration in Windows 7

How can I see which dlls are registered in my Windows 7 machine? I registered a dll, but am still unsure if it's really registered and want to check.
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How to create an installer for multiple applications, batch processes, dll's etc?

We have developed an application using Microsoft Kinect as a webcam. Since Kinect for Windows is still on Beta and not supported as a webcam. We needed to install and include a lot of SDK related ...
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“Missing” glew32.dll - resides at C:\windows\system32\glew32.dll, regsvr32 fails

I have an application which relies on glew32.lib/.dll to run. The .lib is in the VS2005 SDK directory and works fine for compiling. The .dll have placed (via cmd.exe run as Administrator) in ...
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How resolve an issue with dxgi.dll?

How resolve this issue with dxgi.dll? I originally thought issue was related to Desktop Window Manager (dwm.exe). However, after trying run a System File Check, I got similar error related to ...
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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 ...
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Why wouldn't a file show up on the Windows XP command line?

I've got a Visual Studio 2010 project with some post-build commands to neatly package up all the dlls etc that the project needs, zip them all, and then copy the zip to a network drive for ...
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Missing DLL attempts to load when a program starts - Windows XP

Windows pops up the "Unable To Load Component" warning whenever any program starts. The DLL is netexmls.dll which I can't find anywhere in the registry or on google. Most programs still load once the ...
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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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How can I fix “DllRegisterServer entry point was not found” errors on Windows 7?

When I execute regsvr32 inetcomm.dll from Start > Run, I get the following error: Any suggestions? I am using Windows 7. EDIT: I am using Outlook 2007 and have configured my mail... it only works ...
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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 ...
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How to restore missing COMCTL32.dll?

My folks' PC has a strange problem. There is a file C:\Windows\System32\COMCTL32.dll on their machine, but it is obviously the wrong file, because I cannot start many applications, including useful ...
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What are the correct set of DLLs and placement for SSL support in mIRC on 64 bit Windows?

I am using mIRC 6.35 on a fresh install of Windows 7 64-bit. No matter what versions of the OpenSSL DLLs I use, nor where I place them, I cannot get mIRC to work with SSL; I get the "ssl not ...
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Error: “The ordinal 459 could not be located in the dynamic link library urlmon.dll”

When I start up Windows 7 the following error appears: The ordinal 459 could not be located in the dynamic link library urlmon.dll I'm unable to use Google Talk, VZOchat and a few other ...
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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?
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pcdrcui.exe - Entry Point Not Found

I keep getting this error message on my Lenovo Thinkpad T400 running Windows 7 Ultimate: As far as I can tell, aside from showing this error, nothing is wrong with the system. It doesn't pop up ...
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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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Install Windows control panel applet in Wine

I want to add the bthprops.cpl dll (The bluetooth control panel applet) to my wine install under Ubuntu 10.04 since it is required for Dolphin Emulator. http://www.dolphin-emulator.com/ I copied the ...
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Error message when I log in about ayuwuwuqec.dll

Any idea what this is? It appears when I log in (Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit). So far I have scanned my PC for viruses, trojans etc and re-installed Chrome. UPDATE: I found this is the ...