Re-Register all DLL’s to fix “No such interface supported” error in windows 7 after installing IE7 Standalone

Re-Register all DLL’s to fix “No such interface supported” error in windows 7 after installing IE7 Standalone

Disclaimer: All care No Responsibility. you follow the instructions provided at your own risk. I take no responsibility any damage you may cause. Please read the article in full before starting

To test some website stuff I tried to install IE7 on my windows 7 machine. now I cant run explorer for browsing files or accessing control panel and the like. I found an old guide for re-registering all your dll’s that I thought was quite nifty so I thought I woukld re-share it with you. (up-dated from windows 98)

The original instructions basically get you to dump all DLL files into notepad, then do a find and replace to regsvr32 them all. if you do it from c:\ like it suggests, you might get more than you need. including dll files from the recycle bin.

this fixed my problem. and I think its worth trying this way before doing it for every file on your computer.

I am going to assume your windows installation is on C:\ and in C:\ windows

1. open command promt as an administrator (You may need to find it in accessories, right click it and run as administrator if you are having issues with security rights)

2. type

CD C:\WINDOWS

(and C:\ if you werent on that drive by default)

3. type Dir *.dll /s /b > c:\regdll.bat

This will search for all dll files within c:\windows (including /subdirectories) and output them (in /bare format) into a text file on the c:\ called regdll.bat
you cant run it just yet because its just a list of files, we need to change it so that its actually got a command. open the file in your prefered text editor (notepad) and do a replace on c:\ , replacing it with Regsvr32.exe /s c:\

This is what your file should look like.

regsvr32_find_and_replace.jpg

Now. before trying to run the file. I highly recommend you scrolldown until you find $patchcache$ and WinSXS folders and deleting all the references to the files within those directories in the file. (dont delete them off your computer) Leaving them in will excruciatingly increase the time to do this and very likely stuff lots up. Also John Crenshaw mentions: You probably also want to delete any lines for the temp folder, if any, since registering a DLL that may not exist later is probably not an awesome idea.

delsomefiles.jpg

Once this is done. Save the file and run it. If you still have your command prompt as administrator open, just type c:\regdll.bat

This will register all dll files in c:\windows and subdirectories. This will take some time, (Potentially, also register files that would not normally be registered by default, (like files in $patchcache$ and other windows directories if you did not remove them). It worked for me and I dont need to do a reinstall 🙂

You will get errors. just click ok.

142 thoughts on “Re-Register all DLL’s to fix “No such interface supported” error in windows 7 after installing IE7 Standalone

  1. Kenji_PL October 30, 2010 at 2:44 pm

    It was healpfull. I found lots of sites with similiar content. Probably this problem do not involve only instaling IE7. After i installed my win7 x64 i removed IE from my system and deleted all folders in Program Files (and in (x86)) and never installed any patch for IE or newer IE.
    This bug simply somehow appeard and i didn’t noticed when (i wanted to change theam of my desktop and RMB on it -> “Personalize” -> No souch interface blabla error).

    Few bugs in article: missing “\” after c:

    Some addidional advices: If someone is using 64-bit version of win7 i recomend to delete most entries with “System32”, not including “driver” in name. 64-bit system do not usually use 32-bit .dll so why bother.
    .NET Framework .dll’s could be excluded too, becouse there are lot of them and 100% don’t couse this error.

    But overall great article, hope that people on msdn forums would give souch advices, not something like: go back to restor point or some other useless advices not resolving problem.

  2. Philip November 19, 2010 at 12:40 am

    I’m from Brazil, you saved my files and my life.
    Thank you very much!

  3. Guy November 26, 2010 at 6:36 am

    It really does work EXPLORER.EXE is now fine….. just be sure to check that you do the replace in the file 😛 I almost skipped that part

  4. dänu January 1, 2011 at 3:05 pm

    yep.. saved my ass 😉
    “Emulating” IE7 (+ 8) can be done via the developer tools.

    thanks mate.

  5. Christian January 4, 2011 at 3:12 am

    Thank you very much!!!!

  6. Hossein Moradi January 4, 2011 at 6:07 am

    Thanks
    It was really helpful

  7. Jp January 10, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    Thank you mate. It was really really helpful.

  8. Chiranjeev Thakur January 21, 2011 at 7:17 am

    Thanks a lot…it worked thnxxx

  9. Lucas February 12, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    Thank you soo much it worked perfectly!

  10. Syed Mohammad Ali February 18, 2011 at 7:23 am

    Thanks a bunch. You really save my time .
    Issue resolved

  11. Keith March 17, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    Ie 9 release, Windows 7 Ultimate
    After installing 9 I got the error stated above, your fix did the trick. Thanks A Bunch

    • spydo June 20, 2014 at 10:29 pm

      my BAT is running now.. Fingers crossed….

  12. Roman March 24, 2011 at 11:37 am

    Great job!
    I tried several solutions like here:
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itproui/thread/99e4ab4f-165d-4691-90dd-ab41a05d26a2/
    or this: http://www.blogduell.de/windows-7-und-internet-explorer-7/
    but your`s was the only working way!
    THX a lot!!!

  13. Vince April 15, 2011 at 1:53 pm

    Thanks. It worked !!! That’s really good, saved alot of time.

  14. johns w. April 20, 2011 at 7:39 am

    Excellent. It’s working. Thank you a lot. This is lifesaving…lol!

    johns w.

  15. Chuck April 27, 2011 at 6:15 am

    I was having the same issues as everyone and this method has resolved the problem. Thanks!

  16. Alberto April 28, 2011 at 3:18 am

    hey, i have that problem but in my computer appear that is not exists! So what else i can do?

  17. Nathan November 21, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    Just wanted to post a quick “thank you!” – this little tutorial saved my ass. Thanks!

  18. Levi November 26, 2011 at 3:02 am

    Dude, you rock. This worked great! Thanks!

  19. Elie November 26, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    IT WORKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    THANK YOU – THANK YOU – THANK YOU!

  20. John November 30, 2011 at 9:55 am

    Am always in awe of those that give their time and knowledge to help others with computer problems

  21. Warhead December 14, 2011 at 1:40 pm

    Thanks for this solution. Too bad MS doesn’t have one 🙂

    It’s a bit draconic, but great find!

  22. Reid December 15, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    works like magic!!!!!!! great job mate!

  23. RR December 15, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    excellent

  24. Jenelle January 2, 2012 at 5:55 am

    Thank you! 🙂 It worked like a charm.

  25. problem January 3, 2012 at 12:46 am

    after type Dir *.dll /s /b > c:\regdll.bat
    and must wait regdll.bat – notepad open right?
    why my notepad not open?

  26. pyrocam January 3, 2012 at 4:43 am

    problem :

    after type Dir *.dll /s /b > c:\regdll.bat
    and must wait regdll.bat – notepad open right?
    why my notepad not open?

    sorry what?

  27. Barry February 2, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    I followed the directions and the file ran but stopped when it hit MaxxAudioRealtek2.dll and has been there for close to 45 minutes. Should I assume that there is an issue?

  28. AMJAD February 4, 2012 at 10:49 am

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH I LOVE YOU ….
    oh god i was so worried
    but chars to you 🙂

  29. Hula February 7, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    You are a lifesaver dude! Many thanks!

  30. amin February 11, 2012 at 6:20 pm

    when I typed Dir *.dll /s /b > c:\regdll.bat
    AND
    Dir .dll /s /b > c:\regdll.bat
    it said:”file not foumd”

  31. Ivan February 21, 2012 at 11:00 am

    Thanks a lot! You have deserved a cold beer in Serbia! 🙂

  32. pyrocam February 23, 2012 at 7:06 am

    amin :

    when I typed Dir *.dll /s /b > c:\regdll.bat
    AND
    Dir .dll /s /b > c:\regdll.bat
    it said:”file not foumd”

    are you doing this in the directory with the dll files?

  33. Rangga Permana February 23, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    Hi there,

    I rarely left a comment in a blog post, but this article saved my day. There is a lot of similar tutorial out there in the internet, but I find this article is the easiest to read and follow.

    Again, thanks!

    Rangga

  34. johniculusus February 28, 2012 at 4:27 am

    Should have not inform them to delete all the files in the directory:

    “$patchcache$ and WinSXS folders and deleting all the files in there”.

  35. pyrocam February 28, 2012 at 4:45 am

    johniculusus :

    Should have not inform them to delete all the files in the directory:

    “$patchcache$ and WinSXS folders and deleting all the files in there”.

    I dont ask people to delete the files, just remove them from the text file. But I can see how some might misunderstand. I have changed the wording.
    Cheers

  36. johniculusus February 28, 2012 at 5:23 am

    Nice blog by the way.

    TO ALL: For the info 😛

    Regards,
    John Angelo

  37. DS February 29, 2012 at 10:07 am

    Fantastic info. Thanks very much.

  38. Horus March 22, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    Really worked. It solved two issues one was “No such interface supported” and second was that I could not open my computer’s properties with right mouse click

  39. gan March 28, 2012 at 6:50 pm

    Excellent post. Your efforts are really appreciated. I thought of re-installing my Windows 7. You saved my time. Great job again.

  40. KevinM March 29, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Great post. Keep Up the great work..!!!!!!!
    Thanx m8

  41. jacko April 6, 2012 at 9:54 am

    I am kinda new at this stuff -so would you mind emailing me (embarrasing) and giving just a little more detail..if not, that is ok too…That is if I can get to my email…….thanks, Jackie

  42. Dave April 19, 2012 at 2:43 am

    Awesome page! Worked like a charm first time!

  43. mehran April 22, 2012 at 3:21 am

    after typ Dir *.dll /s /b > c:\regdll.bat
    show: access is denied.
    pls help me.

  44. Fahid Mohammad April 22, 2012 at 7:50 am

    Thanks a lot bro 🙂

  45. test April 22, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    mehran :
    after typ Dir *.dll /s /b > c:\regdll.bat
    show: access is denied.
    pls help me.

    Hi, are you running the command prompt as an administrator (specifically, right click, run as administrator)

  46. Charles Helvey April 26, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    Instead of doing the file and the find / replace, you can:

    This is the command for use in the command prompt:
    for /f %a in (‘dir /b/s c:\windows\*.dll’) do regsvr32 /s %a

    This is the command for use in a batch file:
    for /f %%a in (‘dir /b/s c:\windows\*.dll’) do regsvr32 /s %%a

    The dir /b/s will produce a list of all dll files with paths. For example, c:\windows\file.dll or c:\windows\system32\file.dll. The single quote marks around the command tell for/f that you want the output of a command, not a file.

    The %a variable gets each file name in turn from the dir command’s output.

    regsvr32 /s – the /s silently registers, so you won’t have to click OK a million times.

    In w7 or vista the command prompt should be run as administrator.

  47. pyrocam April 26, 2012 at 11:09 pm

    Charles Helvey :

    Instead of doing the file and the find / replace, you can:

    This is the command for use in the command prompt:
    for /f %a in (‘dir /b/s c:\windows\*.dll’) do regsvr32 /s %a

    This is the command for use in a batch file:
    for /f %%a in (‘dir /b/s c:\windows\*.dll’) do regsvr32 /s %%a

    The dir /b/s will produce a list of all dll files with paths. For example, c:\windows\file.dll or c:\windows\system32\file.dll. The single quote marks around the command tell for/f that you want the output of a command, not a file.

    The %a variable gets each file name in turn from the dir command’s output.

    regsvr32 /s – the /s silently registers, so you won’t have to click OK a million times.

    In w7 or vista the command prompt should be run as administrator.

    Whilst this might work, it does not give you the opportunity to remove the $patchcache$ and WinSXS dll files which you DON’T want to register

  48. Erik April 27, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    Thanks pyrocam for all this! Unfortunately, didn’t seem to work for me. I noticed you seemed more emphatic in previous post regarding: “$patchcache$ and WinSXS dll files which you DON’T want to register.” I DID NOT remove those from text file (probably why it took so long to run). SHOULD I REMOVE THEM AND TRY AGAIN? If so, please forgive my amateur question, but how can I remove many lines in text file without painfully slow scrolling? Thanks!

  49. pyrocam April 27, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    Erik :

    Thanks pyrocam for all this! Unfortunately, didn’t seem to work for me. I noticed you seemed more emphatic in previous post regarding: “$patchcache$ and WinSXS dll files which you DON’T want to register.” I DID NOT remove those from text file (probably why it took so long to run). SHOULD I REMOVE THEM AND TRY AGAIN? If so, please forgive my amateur question, but how can I remove many lines in text file without painfully slow scrolling? Thanks!

    It’s worth trying
    to select large areas you can use shift + pagedown, or left click at the start, move the scrollbar to where it ends, hold shift and left click where it ends.

    Good luck

  50. rush April 28, 2012 at 7:07 am

    jacko :
    I am kinda new at this stuff -so would you mind emailing me (embarrasing) and giving just a little more detail..if not, that is ok too…That is if I can get to my email…….thanks, Jackie

    me 2 please coz I don’t get it though I follow da instrutions… pls in real trouble here…the email is xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  51. John Crenshaw April 28, 2012 at 7:56 pm

    These instructions are epic. You probably also want to delete any lines for the temp folder, if any, since registering a DLL that may not exist later is probably not an awesome idea.

  52. pyrocam April 28, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    rush :

    jacko :
    I am kinda new at this stuff -so would you mind emailing me (embarrasing) and giving just a little more detail..if not, that is ok too…That is if I can get to my email…….thanks, Jackie

    me 2 please coz I don’t get it though I follow da instrutions… pls in real trouble here…the email is xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    Sorry this is not something I have time to do. also you probably shouldnt post your email address in comments unless you want to receive spam 🙂

  53. pyrocam April 28, 2012 at 11:17 pm

    John Crenshaw :

    These instructions are epic. You probably also want to delete any lines for the temp folder, if any, since registering a DLL that may not exist later is probably not an awesome idea.

    Good call

  54. Lwo April 29, 2012 at 1:39 am

    KICK ASS!!!!! Thanks a bunch

  55. rush May 5, 2012 at 10:33 am

    Charles Helvey :
    Instead of doing the file and the find / replace, you can:
    This is the command for use in the command prompt:
    for /f %a in (‘dir /b/s c:\windows\*.dll’) do regsvr32 /s %a
    This is the command for use in a batch file:
    for /f %%a in (‘dir /b/s c:\windows\*.dll’) do regsvr32 /s %%a
    The dir /b/s will produce a list of all dll files with paths. For example, c:\windows\file.dll or c:\windows\system32\file.dll. The single quote marks around the command tell for/f that you want the output of a command, not a file.
    The %a variable gets each file name in turn from the dir command’s output.
    regsvr32 /s – the /s silently registers, so you won’t have to click OK a million times.
    In w7 or vista the command prompt should be run as administrator.

    this saved me!!!! thnx nyway nd thnx charle

    • atul April 28, 2015 at 3:06 pm

      System can not find ‘dir .. error came

  56. Matt May 8, 2012 at 7:49 am

    THAAANK YOOU SOO MUUUCH! i had been without explorer and control panel and a few other features/programs because i accidently deleted some system files on regedit :l that was never a good idea. But after this, which was really simple (seriously im 14 and no good with this area of computers) and i got it all back! thanks again!

  57. Kettavan May 17, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    Hey friend You really great…its worked…thanks a lot..

  58. shahin May 25, 2012 at 12:36 am

    HI
    MY NAME IS SHAHIN NAJAFI FROM IRAN TNX FOR HELP 🙂

  59. Omer Bonfil June 12, 2012 at 11:54 pm

    Thank you 1000 times, saved my Work laptop from format. was trying to installed that IE7 standalone for testing and it messed up my entire laptop. thank you!

  60. Vinod June 13, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    When i ran the regdll.bat file on cmd(Which is running in admin mode) the first dll in regdll.bat that is c:\windows\twain.dll is running for the last 10 hrs. please help me overcome this issue.

    • pyrocam June 13, 2012 at 8:43 pm

      that’s not right, the whole process should take less than 10mins. make sure there are no errors popping up that are hidden behind another window. If there is nothing take out twain and retry. It wont be required to fix it anyway

  61. Jeff June 16, 2012 at 1:52 am

    Pyrocam and Charles, thank you very much for the clearly explained and easy to follow advice. This saved me from an almost imminent re-install. It’s a shame that M$ are unable to offer anything other than “Restore Point” or “Re-install”. Thanks again – peace friends

  62. Jeff June 17, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    Jeff :
    Pyrocam and Charles, thank you very much for the clearly explained and easy to follow advice. This saved me from an almost imminent re-install. It’s a shame that M$ are unable to offer anything other than “Restore Point” or “Re-install”. Thanks again – peace friends

    Update. This worked until I restarted, then windows appeared to load but all that was displayed was a black screen and just the cursor. The same with safe mode. All I could do was repair mode and restore back to before the re-registering. I will try again but only doing the dlls one folder at a time unless anyone else can let me know which dlls were affected by installing ie7 standalone. Appreciate any help offered. – peace

    • pyrocam June 17, 2012 at 7:56 pm

      I haven’t heard of that happening, are you removing the winsxs and patchcache folders ?

  63. Jeff June 17, 2012 at 10:50 pm

    pyrocam :
    I haven’t heard of that happening, are you removing the winsxs and patchcache folders ?

    Yes, I removed both winsxs and $patchcache$ references in the regdll.bat file. I’ve since searched for more info and have seen the same issue posted elsewhere but with no solution. So after plenty of searching I came across this site: http://iefaq.info/index.php?action=artikel&cat=48&id=133&artlang=en I downloaded and used the file ie8-rereg.64on64.cmd that was in the .zip (it’s been updated to include ie9) and now my issue is solved. Looking at the contents of the file, it’s only a few dlls that need re-registering. Hopefully this will help others. Peace

  64. Tim June 19, 2012 at 1:12 pm

    I believe you can do something like:
    for %i IN (dir /s /b *.dll) DO (regsvr32 /s %i)

    • pyrocam June 19, 2012 at 8:23 pm

      You can but this doesnt ignore the patchcache or winsxs folders so I’d highly recommend NOT doing this.

  65. Eirik June 25, 2012 at 6:52 am

    Wow! Nothing was working properly before I tried this. Thank you, saved my ass. 😀

  66. jozen June 27, 2012 at 4:17 am

    threat yang sangat membantu saya…
    these threat so helping me.i have a problem when i remove my ie7.i using win7.then problem start coming.i cant play mp4 on wmp,i cant open personalise properties,firewall properties,even my tcp ipv4 properties! but when i tried this way,it all solved.thanks a lot bro…sry for my poor english

  67. Marcel Hormozian June 27, 2012 at 4:42 am

    Although many people said this Batch file execution method helped them, for me it did not work at all. I use a Sony Laptop and the last time I did a maintenance with “VAIO care” I faced this same probelm. no exe file could be executed by dbl-clicking on it. and no start-up program loaded either. no shortcut could be opened. I felt I had gone back to stone age! I think the reason for my problem was that I had hibernated my computer for several days and never did a restart. So, The solution was very simple. I restarted the in “Safe mode with command prompt” and used MS DOS prompt to get to VAIOcare.exe and run it. It was fine and I did a roll-back on the registery cleaner restore point, then restarted windows. all problems solved.

  68. mahdi July 1, 2012 at 5:14 am

    in the name of god
    i am from iran.
    thank you very much.
    my problem solved with this help.

  69. Susan Thomas July 3, 2012 at 11:54 am

    Really helpful and informative. I was actually looking for similar topics, thank goodness I was able to get a hold of your post here. Thank you.

  70. mediya July 20, 2012 at 2:07 am

    I tried to do this .. but when registering dll … it gave me an error
    “The instructio at 0x77be11b8 referenced memeory at 0x0000004a. The memory could not be read.

    Click Ok to terminate the program.”

    I click OK button but doesn’t close or do anything …. I closed it but didn’t work for me. 🙁

  71. graeme keenan July 24, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    i wish some one would write this tutorial in english instead of gobblelygoup.
    we are not all advanced users !!!!!!!!!!! hence why myself and others here can not follow the instructions and why we still have the initial problem that brought us here.

    TOTAL JOKE !!

  72. seivan August 10, 2012 at 3:51 am

    thank you very much, you saved my c*** :))

  73. Eliot August 12, 2012 at 2:53 am

    You’re the king of kings. Give this guy a gold medal, a knighthood, you name it. Put him top of all search engines, too. Thanks, man!

  74. Eliot August 12, 2012 at 2:54 am

    Thanks, man!

  75. Manuel August 12, 2012 at 2:58 am

    Thank you very much!
    You really helped me!

  76. AYMAN August 17, 2012 at 11:24 am

    Oh plz u gotta help me when i write the second command it tells me access denied . plz dude what to do

  77. Muluneh August 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    It was really helpfull thanks!

  78. Emad August 30, 2012 at 8:50 am

    BIG Thanksssssssssss

  79. Nika August 31, 2012 at 8:40 am

    YAAAAAAH MAN ITS WORKS : )))

    Thank you very much,
    u saved my life,

  80. RJ September 10, 2012 at 7:30 am

    Worked for me 🙂

    Thanks!!

  81. Gabriel G September 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

    Thank you. works perfectly

  82. voorhees October 7, 2012 at 1:14 am

    JUST REGISTER actxprxy.dll
    actxprxy.dll

  83. Norm October 8, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Alas, after re-registering the dlls all is fine until I reboot. Then I’m left with the black screen of death and just the white mouse pointer.
    I can solve that with a system restore but that means reverting back to my previous problem pre registered.
    Any ideas?

    • pyrocam October 8, 2012 at 7:07 pm

      Try VoorHees’s idea. I haven’t tested it myself but no harm in trying. I can only expect that its not working due to registering more files that shouldn’t be registered.

  84. pyrocam October 8, 2012 at 7:09 pm

    Norm :

    Alas, after re-registering the dlls all is fine until I reboot. Then I’m left with the black screen of death and just the white mouse pointer.
    I can solve that with a system restore but that means reverting back to my previous problem pre registered.
    Any ideas?

    You could try voorhees’s idea (above) but I havent tested. I would guess your problem is to do with more files being registered than should be

  85. Jim Help me October 20, 2012 at 8:55 am

    Norm :
    Alas, after re-registering the dlls all is fine until I reboot. Then I’m left with the black screen of death and just the white mouse pointer.
    I can solve that with a system restore but that means reverting back to my previous problem pre registered.
    Any ideas?

    This justr happened to me second time with windows 7 ultimate, Its the second time I ran this command and Now I stuck with Black Screen of death and mouse cursor again, WHY WHY WHY I forgot that it did this last time, and I had a problem where local security policy would not open it said an attempt was made to reference a token that does not exist, tmicropsoft says to run this command and wallaw reboot to damn black screen white cursor again, no safe mode work, No repair work, I have to go back to my Backup[ ISO from month ago and Lose all of last month DAMMIT!

  86. Fouad October 22, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    YES YES YES…AMAZING THANKS A LOT

  87. Cheryl October 25, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    I wrote all this down but I’m not a computer anything, so please walk me thru this it sounds like what I need to fix my problem.

  88. Avijit saha October 30, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    Thank you very much for your instructions.It perfectly worked for me.I saved my all files.

  89. Vera November 1, 2012 at 6:21 am

    5 Star Work!

  90. prema November 9, 2012 at 5:05 pm

    i tried but after i writing the second command nothin appears no notepad no error….etc… i would be grtfull if u cn help me solve th problem.. 🙂

  91. Anon November 13, 2012 at 7:15 am

    Thank you so much! I’ve been looking everywhere for a solution after that botched IE7 install attempt.

  92. Marko December 2, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    Thanks, that worked!

  93. sheila karthy December 10, 2012 at 11:57 am

    do i need to restart machnine before the desired effect takes place? PLEASE HELP ASAP by answering…. thans+++

  94. pyrocam December 10, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    sheila karthy :

    do i need to restart machnine before the desired effect takes place? PLEASE HELP ASAP by answering…. thans+++

    I do not remember. But why not try and find out?

  95. joseph December 18, 2012 at 6:43 am

    Thanks for this post, i will try that.

  96. bnw December 18, 2012 at 7:51 am

    Man you have saved my life
    Thanx a lot

  97. alin December 19, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    file not found:( why!!!???

  98. ace January 12, 2013 at 9:57 am

    tnx you are god! you save my life.

  99. movistar27 February 7, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    Thank you so much. You saved me a lot of time, I’m planning to reinstall my OS…

  100. navid February 17, 2013 at 12:47 pm

    thanks alot
    its worked for me

  101. MCA March 15, 2013 at 8:36 am

    THANKS FOR ALL HEPS

  102. JBirm March 15, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    you are the man! thank you sir, you saved me a boatload of time, grief, and many other terrible unnecessary experiences. The only thing I had some issues with was that regsvr32 kept crashing. It would immediately come back up, but I am guessing this could be solved by setting the “buffer” command in the batch file. Thanks for sharing, God bless!

  103. James March 18, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Excellent. Worked perfectly, didn’t even need a restart!

    For editing the .bat file I highly recommend Notepad++ instead of notepad

    🙂

  104. pyrocam March 18, 2013 at 7:45 pm

    James :

    Excellent. Worked perfectly, didn’t even need a restart!

    For editing the .bat file I highly recommend Notepad++ instead of notepad

    I agree!

  105. Raul April 12, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    It worked!! Now, URL files are not working, and I can’t access my favorite links. Anyone knows how to fix it?

  106. Charline May 10, 2013 at 6:53 am

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  107. Shellie June 26, 2013 at 6:25 pm

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  108. Donihammer July 22, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    umm when u said to delete winsxs did u mean delete that from that notepad or the folders?

  109. pyrocam July 22, 2013 at 7:50 pm

    Donihammer :

    umm when u said to delete winsxs did u mean delete that from that notepad or the folders?

    Hi Doni, from notepad. (dont delete them off your computer)

  110. Rebekah July 27, 2013 at 2:56 am

    Thank you! I have been trying every suggestion for months on end. Finally, I can “open containing folder” from downloads in Firefox without getting the dreaded “interface not registered”!

  111. Raja September 13, 2013 at 11:04 pm

    Thanks! It worked well for me!!

  112. Kevin October 1, 2013 at 10:11 am

    Life saver, thank you so much for posting this, helped me with 2 business related websites, and was beginning to drive me nuts.

    many thanks

  113. Sherry November 23, 2013 at 6:24 am

    I’d like to find out more? I’d want to find out more details.

  114. reza December 16, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    [ADMIN: the below suggested is not tested by me, use at your own risk]

    Hi I was searching for a solution to a same issue that a customer had and was able to resolve it going through this forum, however I used a different batch file that i created and was able to resolve it.

    cd /d %SystemRoot%\system32

    regsvr32 comcat.dll /s

    regsvr32 shdoc401.dll /s

    regsvr32 shdoc401.dll /i /s

    regsvr32 asctrls.ocx /s

    regsvr32 oleaut32.dll /s

    regsvr32 shdocvw.dll /I /s

    regsvr32 shdocvw.dll /s

    regsvr32 browseui.dll /s

    regsvr32 browseui.dll /I /s

    regsvr32 msrating.dll /s

    regsvr32 mlang.dll /s

    regsvr32 hlink.dll /s

    regsvr32 mshtml.dll /I /S

    regsvr32 mshtmled.dll /s

    regsvr32 Wininet.dll /I /S

    regsvr32 msjava.dll /S

    regsvr32 urlmon.dll /s

    regsvr32 softpub.dll /S

    regsvr32 wintrust.dll /s

    regsvr32 initpki.dll /s

    regsvr32 Dssenh.dll /s

    regsvr32 rsaenh.dll /s

    regsvr32 Gpkcsp.dll /s

    regsvr32 sccbase.dll /s

    regsvr32 Slbcsp.dll /s

    regsvr32 plugin.ocx /s

    regsvr32 sendmail.dll /s

    regsvr32 scrobj.dll /s

    regsvr32 mmefxe.ocx /s

    regsvr32 corpol.dll /s

    regsvr32 jscript.dll /s

    regsvr32 msxml.dll /s

    regsvr32 msxml3.dll /s

    regsvr32 mssip32.dll /s

    regsvr32 imgutil.dll /s

    regsvr32 thumbvw.dll /s

    regsvr32 cryptext.dll /s

    regsvr32 rsabase.dll /s

    regsvr32 inseng.dll /s

    regsvr32 iesetup.dll /i /s

    regsvr32 cryptdlg.dll /s

    regsvr32 actxprxy.dll /s

    regsvr32 dispex.dll /s

    regsvr32 occache.dll /s

    regsvr32 occache.dll /i /s

    regsvr32 iepeers.dll /s

    regsvr32 urlmon.dll /i /s

    regsvr32 cdfview.dll /s

    regsvr32 webcheck.dll /s

    regsvr32 mobsync.dll /s

    regsvr32 pngfilt.dll /s

    regsvr32 licmgr10.dll /s

    regsvr32 icmfilter.dll /s

    regsvr32 hhctrl.ocx /s

    regsvr32 inetcfg.dll /s

    regsvr32 tdc.ocx /s

    regsvr32 MSR2C.DLL /s

    regsvr32 msident.dll /s

    regsvr32 msieftp.dll /s

    regsvr32 xmsconf.ocx /s

    regsvr32 ils.dll /s

    regsvr32 msoeacct.dll /s

    regsvr32 inetcomm.dll /s

    regsvr32 msdxm.ocx /s

    regsvr32 dxmasf.dll /s

    regsvr32 l3codecx.ax /s

    regsvr32 acelpdec.ax /s

    regsvr32 mpg4ds32.ax /s

    regsvr32 voxmsdec.ax /s

    regsvr32 danim.dll /s

    regsvr32 Daxctle.ocx /s

    regsvr32 lmrt.dll /s

    regsvr32 datime.dll /s

    regsvr32 dxtrans.dll /s

    regsvr32 dxtmsft.dll /s

    regsvr32 WEBPOST.DLL /s

    regsvr32 WPWIZDLL.DLL /s

    regsvr32 POSTWPP.DLL /s

    regsvr32 CRSWPP.DLL /s

    regsvr32 FTPWPP.DLL /s

    regsvr32 FPWPP.DLL /s

    regsvr32 WUAPI.DLL /s

    regsvr32 WUAUENG.DLL /s

    regsvr32 ATL.DLL /s

    regsvr32 WUCLTUI.DLL /s

    regsvr32 WUPS.DLL /s

    regsvr32 WUWEB.DLL /s

    regsvr32 wshom.ocx /s

    regsvr32 wshext.dll /s

    regsvr32 vbscript.dll /s

    regsvr32 scrrun.dll mstinit.exe /setup /s

    regsvr32 msnsspc.dll /SspcCreateSspiReg /s

    regsvr32 msapsspc.dll /SspcCreateSspiReg /s

    exit

    Copy the files above to a notepad and save it as reg.bat onto the desktop and run it.

    the issue will get fixed in 3 mins at the most.

  115. Dikshant February 3, 2014 at 7:17 am

    Thank you so much!!
    My system got a new life only because of you.

  116. Tori Tran May 2, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    ths, this is my issue.

  117. bill May 7, 2014 at 10:35 pm

    I have the same problem, but using 64 bit Windows 7 and IE11.

    So what is my fix?
    THanks

  118. Johnny Boi June 20, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    Yo Boss, Word! That sheet worked like a fly paper on fiery Texas day!

  119. Calypso September 10, 2014 at 4:35 am

    That awesome.
    Thanks you.

  120. Dovahkiin1996 September 27, 2014 at 7:04 am

    Holy shit it worked perfectly. As soon as it was dobe i was able to launch explorer.exe and now everything eorks fine again. Cant thank you enough, wow you really made my day thanks!!!

  121. Seba November 21, 2014 at 3:46 am

    IT WORKS!! THANK YOU!!

  122. alex December 10, 2014 at 9:35 am

    This MAN IS BRILLIANT !!!!! Thank You

  123. AbstractElement January 6, 2015 at 9:55 pm

    Thank you sincerely. It works.

  124. Deep January 12, 2015 at 4:15 pm

    Thanks Dear, Its Awesome Solution :)!!

  125. Stillhaveit January 13, 2015 at 4:22 am

    So i did everything you said down to the t, let it run and even restarted before i tried everything just to be sure. Still have the no such interface supported error. Ive used AVG pc tuneup to defragment and clean my registry prior to that as well. After i tried what the original .bat file i used reza’s shorter list for a .bat file as well and it still did not work. What am i to do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  126. Norawit April 15, 2015 at 2:29 pm

    Thank dude this help a lot. XD

  127. Ray Wood April 22, 2015 at 8:32 pm

    It didn’t work for me. I tried to run
    gpresult /h gpreport and I still get
    ERROR: No such interface supported

  128. John June 7, 2015 at 5:53 pm

    Thank you so much for this. I have win7 64 bit and I have tried at least 10 other things to attempt to fix this problem. This FINALLY worked for me, I am so grateful. I had to tweak where I saved the file that gets created because I could not access it to edit it while it was saved in c:\ cus explorer was broken (whole reason I needed the fix) so I had to edit the place the file gets saved to my desktop c:\users\me\destop\regdll.bat then I could open and edit it.. also when I tried to save it in JUST c: I had to make sure I ran notepad as administrator or it would not save.

    if others have same issue maybe this will help.

    Thank you so much.

  129. Gautam September 3, 2015 at 11:02 am

    sorry…did not work for me… even though I had a bloody hard time pressing a key everytime the dll files were processed… it went on for an hour….and after I reboot…. still that fu*$ing error of “Class not registered”… cannot open the bloody directory where I downloaded the file….. :(((((((

  130. Steven October 10, 2015 at 6:03 am

    Someone else wrote Dir *.dll /s /b > c:\re-regdll.bat Yet yours wrote Dir *.dll /s /b > c:\regdll.bat Therefore I was a success

  131. Netlace November 7, 2015 at 4:18 am

    I hope this still receives answers… I accidentally deleted a couple of files in error. I was very tired and now I cant open files. The file is the actxprxy from 32 folder, still have the 64. I cant find anywhere to replace them myself. I thought this tool might work. Trouble is I must have the txt open to desktop as I cant open ANY folders….

  132. Netlace November 7, 2015 at 4:28 am

    Will not work with 64bit?

  133. Alien February 18, 2016 at 5:22 am

    It worked, thanks a lot. 😉

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