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I bet you have Visual Studio 2010 or something installed. The .Net framework causes some conflicts. You are going to have to uninstall 1 or the other.
regsvr32 is a very simple program that simply loads a DLL and calls DllRegisterServer. It's the DLL that's taking the time to register not the regsvr32 process. If this is a build process under your control on a server under your control you may be able to handle this a little bit smarter. If the list of classes (or other registration data) hasn't changed ...
Where the author mentions other programs, he's talking about programs written by you. This DLL is designed to be used by somebody creating a new app that needs a colour picker. You can't easily change an existing binary like Paint to use this instead.
DLL files contain executable code, but it's not all-sufficient. Usually, DLL file contains library functions, helpers.
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