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Windows 7: Help shell32.dll*missing

10 Nov 2009   #1
chatserv

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Help shell32.dll*missing

I tried to install a custom theme and now my screen went all black on the password menu and when. Try to anything I get shell32.dll*missing. System restore waney created and I think I am screwed no?


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10 Nov 2009   #2
ashvin

Vista/ xp/ windows server 2003/ small business server
 
 

try the windows repair.. it will not delete any of your programs or file but just replace that missing file..
Thought??
Cheers
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10 Nov 2009   #3
chatserv

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

tried that and it did not work
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10 Nov 2009   #4
chatserv

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Utilman.exe error
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10 Nov 2009   #5
chatserv

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ashvin View Post
try the windows repair.. it will not delete any of your programs or file but just replace that missing file..
Thought??
Cheers
the screen is all black and I cannot login.... This is messed up.
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11 Nov 2009   #6
moinmoin

Win 7
 
 

Boot with your Win 7 DVD and repair your system.
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23 Jun 2010   #7
mdccxxvii

Microsoft® Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium Edition 32-bit Operating System
 
 

I have the same issue, and can only get as far as logging in, but get an error saying that I cannot run explorer.exe because of the missing shell32.dll (I screwed it up in pretty much the same way this guy did). I'm also on a Toshiba computer, else I would've stuck the DVD in and re-booted Windows, and that would be that. But I cannot figure out how to do it, so right now I'm kinda screwed. Help would be much appreciated.
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23 Jun 2010   #8
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

See if this doesn't help you. You need to do what you need before windows boots, as you can't get into windows:

Startup Repair

A Guy
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24 Jun 2010   #9
mdccxxvii

Microsoft® Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium Edition 32-bit Operating System
 
 

This did work for me, although I figure it out before you pointed it out to me, and I was trying to work in safemode. I lost a few preferences, but whatever. Thanks for your answer.
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24 Jun 2010   #10
sergiogarcia9

 

You should never replace your system files if you don't know what your doing, and still if you do, be careful, check the file versions and see if they match and take a System restore image before doing it
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