DLL Register server failed error occurs on several Windows programs. This happens when you try to register OCX or DLL files with regsvr32 command-line service. There are two examples of DLL Register server failed error notification.
The regsvr32 is the most common error and similar to “albeit” with different codes. So fixing the DLL Register server fail error is the same as regsvr32. If you are facing this issue and want to fix DLL register server error, then go through this article. Here we have mentioned the easiest and possible resolution to fix error DLL register server failure.
Steps to Fix DLL Register server failed in Windows 10
Here we have mentioned four possible solutions to fix error DLL register server failed:
- Open Elevated Command prompt
- Copy OCX in SysWow64 folder
- Edit Registry
- Disable Third-Party Antivirus Program
1) Open Elevated Command prompt
DLL Register server failed error occurs when you are not utilizing regsvr32 along with elevated Command Prompt. Follow the steps to do:
- Tap on the Windows + S key together to launch Command Prompt.
- In the search field, type Command Prompt to find it.
- Right-tap on the Command Prompt and then tap on “Run as Administrator” button to open the elevated Prompt window.
- After this process, try to register a DLL file or OCX file with the elevated command Prompt.
2) Copy OCX in SysWow64 folder
Here are the steps to follow
- Launch the File Explorer.
- Open folder in the File Explored: C: by tapping on Windows and then System362.
- Here in the search field, type “OCX file DLL register server error occurs for.”
- Right-tap on the OCX files to locate and then tap on “copy.”
- Now launch Windows and then tap on the SysWow64 folder.
- Right-tap on the free space in the SysWow64 folder and then tap on “Paste.”
- Now you need to open the Elevated command prompt to check the issue is resolved.
3) Edit Registry
Here are the steps to follow:
- Permission adjusting can also fix the issue of DLL registry server error, follow the steps to do:
- Tap Windows + R key together on your keyboard.
- To launch “Registry Editor” you have to type “Regedit” into the “Run and then tap “OK.”
- Launch registry key tap on the computer, and then tap on HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT or click TypeLib.
- Right-tap on “TypeLib” and then tap on “Permission.”
- Tap on the user account in the Security tab.
- Tap on the “Full Control” features for the account that you have not selected.
- When your user account not appears, then tap on “Add” option and then type your user account details.
- Remember to “Allow/Full Control” is chosen for the new user account.
- Tap on the “Apply” option.
- Tap on “OK” to close the window.
4) Disable Third-Party Antivirus Program
Sometimes Antivirus tools can conflict with regsvr32. To fix this issue, you need to turn off third-party antivirus tools before performing regsve32 registration. To do so, Right-tap on the system tray symbol to launch the context menu. Most of the times you have chosen disable features on several programs. Here, you need to tap on disable antivirus software for a half-hour to one hour to fix this issue and then check the issue resolved in the meantime. Remember to enable Antivirus to secure your device from unwanted malware attack.