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 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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How does one find out what application is making RegSvr32 calls?

An application (or something else) keeps on trying to load DLL files using RegSvr32 when I start my computer and I keep on getting two log windows saying: The module "C:\Users\H*******\AppData\Local\...
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Outlook 2016 always crashes upon startup

My installation of Outlook 2016 always crashes upon startup. Always. I tried an upgrade from 2013 as well as a fresh install. I even tried completely reformating my Windown 7 x64 machine and ...
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Missing api-ms-win-crt-runtime-|1-1.0 dll

I'm having problem running cmder and I got this error message The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-|1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix ...
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The specified procedure could not be found - how to identify?

I'm developing plugins for a program. Whenever I try to load my plugin in that program it crashes with an the specified procedure could not be foundbut nothing more. Well to have an insight I tracked ...
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Autohotkey + custom Latin layout + non-Latin layout

Problem in which neither VK virtual keys nor ScanCodes don't help. Custom Latin layout is default input system. When switching from custom Latin layout to non-Latin layout, in non-Latin mode ...
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System Restore unable to complete due to missing .dll file?

What had occured was that my friend was watching a video on Facebook through her Facebook wall, and suddenly the computer decided to restart. Then she got a screen saying: :( A problem has ...
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How to recover corrupt system files when System File Checker can't fix them? [duplicate]

I can't connect to my wireless internet. It has been confirmed that it is not the router, the wireless adapter, virus related, or outdated drivers. I ran sfc /scannow and get errors that can't be ...
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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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igdumdx32.dll APPCRASH

I have a problem with GTA San Andreas. It crashes after loading and this APPCRASH box pop-ups: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: gta_sa.exe Application Version: ...
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My software getting crashed due to “getdiskserial.dll”

I am using Windows server 2012 on our intranet server. One of important application is not opening. When I double click on the application icon, Windows show an msg "Application has stopped working,...
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PC unable to find EXP_PDF.DLL

I have an Excel workbook that uses VBA to create PDFs from sheets, and send them via email through Outlook. When I click the button to create the PDFs and send, Microsoft Visual Basic gives me the ...
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COMCTL32.dll Version

One of the Windows Updates of 2015 has updated the file version of 5.82.7601.18837 on this Home Premium rig, the Product Version is 6.1.7601.18837. According to this article the last good versions ...
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Can't install Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 package

I'm trying to run a game (Train Simulator 2015) and I get a message saying that MSVCR100.dll is missing from my computer. I googled it, and found that this is what I need : https://www.microsoft....
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mercurial using kerberos and plink (putty) fails with krb5_32.dll not found

I configured putty (GSSAPI) to use kerberos -> it works fine. I get a new Window, Authentication using public key without asking for user or password. I can use plink.exe on command line -> it works ...
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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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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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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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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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Wrong version of .dll

I developed a program in VS 2008 (Win XP). I need to update this program and moved the source code to a Win 7 computer. I get an error on MSDATASRC.DLL cannot find. Review of the situation shows ...
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Photoshop won't launch (0xc00007b)

My photoshop won't launch and I've been googling a bit and I found out that I am missing a lot of DLLs. When I saw some of them I thought that they obviously have to be on my computer (EXT-MS-WIN-...
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Corrupted/Missing DLLs on Windows 8.1 installation

I recently purchased a second-hand laptop, which I am experiencing some problems with. During my initial scan, everything seemed great, but upon bringing it home to install some of my commonly used ...
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What is the actual use of rundll32.exe?

I was searching why rundll32.exe process is running on my system, when I found out the information that it acts as a container to run dll as application / exe. I cannot comprehend a reason / use case ...
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Load a program that needs a dll by pointing it to another folder?

If I have a program that requires a system dll like a DirectX9 dll: d3dx9.dll. Is there any way of starting the program and pointing it to a folder that has the .dll downloaded? Assuming I can't just ...
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Failed to Load DLL After Windows 10 Upgrade

I'm getting an import error "failed to load module MSVBVM60.dll" when opening a program called theRenamer after updating to Windows 10. It's strange in that I wasn't getting it at first, but now it ...
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Can't type into some text fields in any browser on Windows 7

I can't type into e.g. facebook's log in form with my computer. I hit my keys, but nothing happens. Special characters like č, ć, š, etc. work. Backspace doesn't, delete does. This goes for Internet ...
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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 ...
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MS Office file types icon dll location

Help! Some months ago i messed around and used Types to change some file type icons without making a system restore. I changed the Excel, Powerpoint, Onenote, Word, Access and Publisher file type ...
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DLL Not Found (AlphaVSS.x64.dll)

I downloaded the AlphaVSS dll and example from (http://alphavss.alphaleonis.com/) to my windows 7 laptop (x64). When I run the example AlphaShadow create c: from an administrator command prompt ...
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How can I see 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 resolve BackgroundContainer.dll error on startup?

When I start my desktop it gives me an error about BackgroundContainer.dll There was a problem starting c:\Users\Ventsislav\AppData\Local\Conduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll ...
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What DLL resources uses Windows XP to show its icons?

I want to change the Windows XP icons. I know that Windows 7 depends of imageres.dll for show icons, like folders, files, Computer icon, ... But, what is the DLL file that Windows XP depends for ...
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Checking if a specific .dll is used without external tools

There's a dll in one of our servers, and the guy who used it before left the company, and I'd like to know if it's being used by any processes and if it's not I'd like to delete it. The problem is ...
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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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“cannot open port!” in a DLL project [closed]

I made a C Console Application in Visual Studio in order to access one of the COM ports with the following code and all went well. #include <windows.h> #include <stdio.h> #include <...
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regsvr trying to register a dll

Ok, so I have my father set up on his Windows 10 PC as a non-admin user with UAC settings set on max. This was intentional. He's about as technologically inclined as a toaster. Today, his computer ...
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How to overwrite system32 files in Windows 7?

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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Cannot repair member file - Windows 7

I have a Dell laptop in front of me running Windows 7. the main problem is that when I click "computer" from the start menu trying to find a file on the (C:) drive Windows Explorer crashes. Also these ...
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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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gVIM on Windows 7 crashes due to COMCTL32.dll

My gVIM 7.4 (and also 7.3 before that) keeps crashing when I work on .py files (other files don't cause the problem). The crashes appear periodically but unpredictably - at least to me there doesn't ...
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MinGW gcc missing zlib1.dll

Whenever I try to compile a C file using MinGW's gcc, it gives the error that zlib.dll is missing. Is there any reliable way to get zlib.dll or to fix this error?
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0xc000007b launching rising thunder game

I have a few games that absolutely will not run due to the "0xc000007b" error message. I'm currently running windows 10 (64), but it was giving me the same issue before I upgraded too. Rising Thunder ...
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Git for Windows has stopped working

For the last few days, every time I start editing in Phpstorm IDE, it hangs and entire machine becomes slow and this error pops up. Git for Windows has stopped working Problem Event Name: ...
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Missing DLL files on windows 7 32-bit [duplicate]

After going for a windows update the other day , my computer began giving errors like the ones in the pictures All those dlls ( api-ms-win-downlevel-ole32-l1-1-0.dll , api-ms-win-downlevel-...
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PC not working correctly after downloading missing dll's . Need to delete them [duplicate]

A few days ago I updated my windows 7 ultimate (32 bits). After the updates I faced I couple of errors. All those errors were of programs like sidebar.exe, internet explorer, java, a lot of ...
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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 9/14/...
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Finding a Registry Key In Order to Delete It [duplicate]

A couple of months ago, I acquired some lovely malware. After removing this (lovely) malware I received a pop message, further improving my day. The message indicates that there was a problem ...
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How can I fix a missing MSVCR90.dll file error?

After installing Office Home and Business 2010, SP1 and all Windows Updates, whenever I try to run Excel, I get this message... The program can't start because MSVCR90.dll is missing from your ...
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Rename dll in Windows folder

I need to rename a certain dll on my Windows 7 machine (a comctl32.dll, to be precise) in order to replace it with another version of this file. I tried: [under: Right-click, properties, security,...
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Editing imageres.dll to customize system icons

I wish to edit the imageres.dll file to change the shield overlay image that appears over elevated shortcuts. I have found that when I edit the imageres.dll file, Windows immediately reverts it ...