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Windows 7: error loading python DLL

10 Apr 2013   #1
leonardo28

windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
error loading python DLL

wasn't sure where to post... please move it if this is not the right place

At the start of windows an error window appear saying:
"Error loading Python DLL: c:\use\admin\appdata\local\temp\_mei42443\python27.dll
(error code 5)"
Also when ever i want to install something a similar error appera and the installation is shut down.

I found people asking about similar problems but their solutions never worked for my case.
Thanks for helping


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10 Apr 2013   #2
Sub Styler

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Loading Python DLL from a temp folder is not normal. I would type MSCONFIG into the start menu and disable anything that looks suspicious. Then restart and use a Malwate scanner e.g. Malware Bytes Anti Malware (Free)
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10 Apr 2013   #3
leonardo28

windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

not sure what you mean by suspicious... anyway i can't install a a Malwate scanner an error message appear: "Can't run file in a temporary folder. Installation cancelled. Error: 5" (this is my translation from italian)
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10 Apr 2013   #4
Sub Styler

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Try starting in Safe Mode (press F8 at startup before/as the windows logo would appear) and installing it from there.
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14 Apr 2013   #5
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums leonardo28. You might see if Malwarebytes Chameleon will work

Malwarebytes : Chameleon

Also ADWCleaner

AdwCleaner Download

See Jacee's instructions here

Help! Mocaflix virus

I'd also try a clean start to see if there is a conflict.

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

A Guy
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14 Apr 2013   #6
Faladu

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

Another method is get into safe mode and use regedit (Start button, run box: regedit) and search (F3) on python27.dll and clear it when it is when found, keep hitting F3 until no more are found, then reboot.

You can do a backup of the registry beforehand also, inside regedit, do FILE | Export then click the box for ALL at the bottom, then save it as a .reg where u please, just remember location.
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24 Aug 2013   #7
banana1993

Win 8 Enteprise 64 bit - Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Ehm, I know it's a old discussion, however I found a solution by myself. It works on Win8 but I think it's the same.
It's a problem with user permissions over the folder "C:\users\xxx\appdata\local\temp", since you don't have enough permission to access the folder when computer starts and try to load googledrive. So what I've done was to take ownership of the folder and then to add my user into "security" properties", making it having full control. Then it worked.
If you don't know what I am saying write here and I'll explain you step-by-step.
Sorry for my poor English.
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08 Mar 2014   #8
CyrusSmith

Windows 7 x64
 
 
I love you bro !

I had problem with my computer, with a major kernel32.dll error and lots of error related to dll's and temp folder.
I gave my account full control to the temp folder in the appdata folder and everything is back to normal.
Hope this solution will help some other people !!
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07 Jul 2014   #9
strox

W7 Pro x64
 
 
try easy way...

Just close all apps. Open \AppData\Local\Temp folder, select all files and folders inside a delete it. Then restart.
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