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Windows 7: Missing DLL file

02 Apr 2010   #1
harbors

windows 7
 
 
Missing DLL file

Sorry if this is in the wrong area.

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron and was missing the msstdfmt.dll file. I downloaded it and put it in the system32 folder, but it still says it is not there. Can anyone tell me what could be wrong and how to fix it?

Thank you

Mike


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02 Apr 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by harbors View Post
Sorry if this is in the wrong area.

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron and was missing the msstdfmt.dll file. I downloaded it and put it in the system32 folder, but it still says it is not there. Can anyone tell me what could be wrong and how to fix it?

Thank you

Mike
Go here YouTube - How to install MSSTDFMT.DLL

Ken
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02 Apr 2010   #3
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

hi harbors welcome ,the .dll file has to be registered in the registry for it to work correctly , at the run command type "regsvr /msstdfmt.dll" with out the qoutes
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02 Apr 2010   #4
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

follow zigzags advice , he beat me to it , thanks Ken
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02 Apr 2010   #5
harbors

windows 7
 
 

Thanks for the replies I tried the utube video and I have it stalled but when I run the command it says module failed to load.

Any ideas?
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02 Apr 2010   #6
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

try this from the run command "regsvr32 c:windowssystemmsstdfmt.dll" see if that works better
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02 Apr 2010   #7
harbors

windows 7
 
 

Pebbly That command didn't work either I must have something really messed up. This Dell is less than 2 weeks old. Anyway thanks for the suggestions
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02 Apr 2010   #8
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

ok harbors , did you restart the pc after running the command ? tell us the module your trying to load and the model of your dell
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02 Apr 2010   #9
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

harbors are you running the command as administrator ? Command Prompt
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02 Apr 2010   #10
harbors

windows 7
 
 

I restated the computer, I tried the command logged in as owner and administrator and still nothing.

My computer is a Dell Inspiron 546
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