December 5, 2009

How to Un-Register DLLs files.-Manually


DLL (Dynamic Link Library) refers to a type of file that is stored either locally or remotely and is a collection of commands and/or data which can be shared by different programs on the same platform.

Typical DLL files contain commands and/or data that are common to a certain task, for instance Windows has many DLL files built-in which other programs access and utilise. A common example of this is spool32.dll which is used for printing control within Windows 95/98 by other applications.


  • Please go to “Start” and then click on “Run
  • Now in the Run command box, type “cmd“, and then click on “OK
  • Type “regsvr32 /u filename.dll” where “filename” is the name of the file that you like to Unregister.
  • See the example below …


    1. Click Start, and then click Search.
    2. In the Search Companion dialog box, click
      All files and folders
    3. Type part or all of the name of the file or folder, or type a word or phrase that is in the file.
    4. In the Look in box, click the drive or drives, folder, or network location that you want to search.
    5. Choose one of the following options:
      1. Click When was it modified to look for files that were created or modified on or between specific dates.
      2. Click What size is it to look for files that are specific size.
      3. Click More advanced options to specify additional search criteria.
    6. Click Search

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