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Windows 7: SHELL32.dll error

11 Oct 2011   #1
joshj92

windows 7 x64 bit
 
 
SHELL32.dll error

please help when i turn on my laptop it loads up normaly but then when the logon screen comes on there is noware to type password and a box pops up saying
"the program can't start because SHELL32.dll is missing from your computer. try reinstalling the program to fix this problem" what does this mean.
i am running on windows 7 64-bit on asus x5dc k50 series laptop.


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11 Oct 2011   #2
maxseven

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 6.1 Build 7601 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joshj92 View Post
SHELL32.dll is missing from your computer.
Well, josh that's what it means. shell32.dll is a key Windows file, I'm not even sure your laptop will boot into Safe mode, but that is what you should try next (F8 at bootup). If not then a Repair Install is probably your best bet, or pull the drive and connect to another PC and restore the shell32.dll that way, from another W7 PC.
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12 Oct 2011   #3
joshj92

windows 7 x64 bit
 
 

ok then thanks i will give that a try.
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