Register a DLL

August 3, 2018

Two great ways to register a DLL

A DLL file, a dynamic link library file format, is a combination of files that contain functions used across multiple applications. It is used for holding numerous codes and procedures for Windows programs.

Registering a DLL can fix a range of startup issues. If you create DLL file, you will be able to use multiple programs for using information at the same time. The dynamic link library file allows the users to edit the coding of various applications without changing the applications.

You can, however, convert DLL files to static libraries by using MSIL Disassembler or DLL to Lib 3.00. As both of them contain data, code, and resources, there is a similarity in the file formats of DLL files and.EXE files. In this regard, you are supposed to keep in mind that you won’t be able to register DLLs if it comes pre-installed on your Windows computer. Here we will learn two extraordinary ways to register DLL.

How do I Register a DLL by finding it?

  • Open Start
  • Go to the bottom-left corner of the screen
  • Click on the Windows logo
  • Now you need to open File Explorer
  • Click on the folder-shaped icon in the lower-left side of the Start window
  • Go to the left side of the window; hit the computer-shaped This PC icon
  • Make double-click on your hard drive's icon which will be found below the "Devices and drives" heading
  • Scroll downwards and go to the near the bottom of the window
  • Make double-click the "Windows" folder
  • Scroll downwards again and go to the bottom of the page
  • Make double-click the "SysWOW64" folder
  • Most of your computer's program-installed DLL files are stored here
  • Now you need to verify that the DLL is in the folder
  • Type it into the search bar in the upper-right side of the folder if you are willing to know the DLL's exact name. Also, click the Type column heading and then scroll down to locate the DLL.
  • Now you are supposed to move the DLL from a different folder
  • It is in "System32" folder if you can't find your DLL in the "SysWOW64" folder

How to move the DLL from System32 folder?

  • First of all, click the "Back" arrow
  • Make double-click the "System32" folder
  • Now you need to find the DLL; select it
  • Copy the DLL by pressing Ctrl+C
  • Go to the left side of the window; click on the "SysWOW64" folder
  • Scroll downwards and click on a blank space in the folder
  • Now you need to press Ctrl+V to paste in the DLL

How do I register a DLL by using the command prompt?

  • Open Start
  • Go to the bottom-left corner of the screen
  • Click on the Windows logo
  • Now you need to type "Command Prompt" into Start
  • It will search the Command Prompt program for you
  • Go to the top of the Start window; select "Command Prompt"
  • A drop-down menu will appear
  • You can use two fingers to tap on the trackpad or press the trackpad's button if your mouse or trackpad doesn't have right and left buttons
  • Now you are supposed to click Run as administrator from the drop-down menu
  • You will be insisted to click on Yes
  • The click on the Yes icon will open Command Prompt with Administrator privileges
  • You won’t be able to register your DLL if you are not an administrator on your computer
  • Switch to the "SysWOW64" directory
  • Type cd \Windows\SysWOW64 into Command Prompt
  • Press the Enter key then
  • Now you need to enter the "register" command
  • Type regsvr32 into the Command Prompt, and then press the space key once
  • Your next job is to enter your DLL's name
  • Press the Enter key and run the command
  • It will register your DLL file
  • You should receive a pop-up window with "[DLL name]...succeeded" written in it

How to get technical assistance?

You may face unwanted difficulties in the registration of DLL, but you are not supposed to get worried because the customer support experts are always with you. The DLL engineers have been hired after stringent analysis of their skillfulness, presence of mind, and willingness to deliver. They will engage their best knowledge if you face any difficulty in the midway.

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