Register, Unregister, Re-register DLL or OCX files in Windows 10

In this tutorial, learn how to register or unregister a DLL file using the built-in Regsvr.exe or some freeware Register DLL Tools.

The Regsvr32 tool is a command-line utility that can be used for registering and un-registering OLE controls like DLL and ActiveX (OCX) controls in the Windows operating system. If you find that some of your Windows 10 functions are note working properly, you may need to register your dll files.

Register dll file Windows 10

Register dll file

Register dll file

To register a dll or ocx file, open a command prompt as an administrator, copy-paste the following command and hit Enter:

regsvr32 “path & filename of dll or ocx”

Re-register all dll files

To register ALL dll files, open a command prompt as an administrator, copy-paste the following command and hit Enter:

for %1 in (*.dll) do regsvr32 /s %1

Unregister dll file

To un-register a dll or ocx file, open a command prompt as an administrator, copy-paste the following command and hit Enter:

regsvr32 /u “path & filename of dll or ocx”

This will register or unregister the dll file.

Register DLL Freeware

Or you can also use a third-party freeware to do so quickly. There are a few like Register/Unregister OCX/DLL Utility, Rootreg, RegDllView, etc, will help you do the same quickly.

This tutorial will help you fix missing DLL files errors on your Windows 10/8/7.

Register, Unregister, Re-register DLL or OCX files in Windows 10
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