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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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RCF.EXE error. Entry point not found. After upgrading to Windows 8.1

After successfully upgrading to Windows 8.1 Pro with WMC, I get a pop up window every now and then saying > RCF.EXE Error - Entry Point not found. The procedure entry point > ...
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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 ...
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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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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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“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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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 ...
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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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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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How to fix spoolss.dll missing error on window 7 64bit?

I am trying to run old window program (lieroai.exe) on fresh instal windows 7 64bit. I am getting the message: This application failed to start because spoolss.dll was not found. Re-installing the ...
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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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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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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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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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Use metro background as desktop background

I would like to use my metro start screen background as my desktop background like Ed Bott did here: Change the desktop background to match the Start screen. However, I would like to just 'find' the ...
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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 ...
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How to fix missing dll error?

I was trying to install Cs1.6 but it threw an error vcomctl32.dll missing, I downloaded from net and then error came cKernel.dll missing and then vUser32.dll missing. I want to fix this issue but ...
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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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Give an icon for a new file extension in windows 7

I created a java program to encrypt files. After encrypted, file wil be .encf file. this is a new file type. I want to give a my own icon for this newley created .encf file extension. How can I do ...
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Dll fails to load on Surface Pro, but loads just fine on Win 8 on a PC

We (my company) have purchased a Surface Pro device to showcase our application as a tablet version. The app is run using an InstallShield installation process. The installation was tested and ...
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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 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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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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Windows 8 Resource Hacking encrypted UIFILE's

In Windows 7 it was quite easy to modify resource files such as DLLs to make changes to the Windows interface. This was done by editing the UIFILE's using a program like Resource Hacker. However, now ...
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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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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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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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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 ...