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Shell Doc Object och Control Library

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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for shdocvw.dll file, or a way to fix the “shdocvw.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the shdocvw.dll file as well.


SHDOCVW.DLL a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file, developed by Microsoft, which is referred to essential system files of the Windows OS. It usually contains a set of procedures and driver functions, which may be applied by Windows.

What is SHDOCVW.DLL used for?

SHDOCVW.DLL file, also known as Shell Doc Object och Control Library, is commonly associated with Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 operativsystem. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the shdocvw.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is SHDOCVW.DLL is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause shdocvw.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the shdocvw.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common shdocvw.dll errors include:

  • “shdocvw.dll is missing”
  • “shdocvw.dll error loading”
  • “shdocvw.dll crash”
  • “shdocvw.dll was not found”
  • “shdocvw.dll could not be located”
  • “shdocvw.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point shdocvw.dll error”
  • “Cannot find shdocvw.dll”
  • “Cannot register shdocvw.dll”
shdocvw.dll - System Error The program can`t start because shdocvw.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix SHDOCVW.DLL missing error?

If the “shdocvw.dll is missing” error occurs, you may use one of the methods below – manual or automatic – to solve the problem. The manual method assumes that you download the shdocvw.dll file and put it inside the game/application installation folder, while the second method is much easier as it allows you to automatically fix the error with minimum effort.

Method 1: Download SHDOCVW.DLL

Search through available versions of shdocvw.dll from the list below, select the correct file and press the “Download” link. If you cannot decide which version to choose, read the article below or use the automatic method to resolve the issue

SHDOCVW.DLL, 16 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 201.5 KB
MD5 728497f5aec183d2e16a05e2746d3b8a
SHA1 9a2ada45dc580f3afab7996de70ef85ef9aec96e
32bit 6.2.9200.16680 194.5 KB
MD5 42946df60da82e1350ab6d636ae19b3d
SHA1 88091c9c219d3d4977b0444a64da1b08ac9d6d19
32bit 6.1.7601.18222 176.0 KB
MD5 2c4a87ca8c00e98efdcfa2e8ec9a3503
SHA1 3fc0cf3ab1c9aafe1625fa5e4b156ac220241003
32bit 6.1.7601.17514 175.5 KB
MD5 be247ae996a9fde007a27b51413a6c79
SHA1 bc159a6bcfce331624901f130e50f797fe51a1cd
32bit 6.0.6002.18392 1.0 MB
MD5 167ac31450c0c53a01fa1491e94d7678
SHA1 e6069bd77c4040ad7bc820373ebd79abcf9b7dea
64bit 6.0.6001.18000 1.1 MB
MD5 091d06854d0024dee0c882383e49a6f7
SHA1 b3a5e24234f101d2f827d5382206ba2fc328be51
32bit 6.0.6001.18000 1.0 MB
MD5 86b89709bdfc7a59d566590cc30cdbb1
SHA1 aa2fa1674d9a281d33c88f8d242357b13dde888b
32bit 6.0.2900.6254 1.4 MB
MD5 bd6e065d801b3a2761effa1168a6bc32
SHA1 9a2daf9a851223a664ede8651cb0a6b594c81c26
32bit 6.0.2900.5512 1.4 MB
MD5 93da6d10f66e9115521cf20d8b654fbb
SHA1 df5d1a3aaf6fd60eb08fe3405c8bfd6fd3f88cd2
32bit 6.0.2900.5512 2.1 MB
MD5 f173e203d71e6de458661d73d0d5d19d
SHA1 0660d82cd86dbe44009f36ffb9283e2a06f9bdf6
32bit 6.0.2900.2853 1.4 MB
MD5 aea781b2ab8f418760e8fc48d16d8773
SHA1 1b0538f82a5a7df5e161835a0938345a3f10158c
32bit 5.0.2717.2000 924.3 KB
MD5 0356aac40bcefc2a5e9aabd6b1470d4d
SHA1 54d9cf4a353c8a348898a1353220a2092de880b8
64bit 10.0.14393.0 238.0 KB
MD5 5b8065e4607c37cca1bcbf5b51e78906
SHA1 2f43985bf3f240c1df5c4a7b03b99c4b2a72cbb5
32bit 10.0.14393.0 220.0 KB
MD5 f38292405ee98c03cb6286d58f254881
SHA1 1db3fa23c52c070ca494bf9a0610bc8cb6d0996b
32bit 10.0.10586.0 219.5 KB
MD5 5dca5cbacadc819376b564a90c17c184
SHA1 d91bbd642428beff0267d213368ebd4c1438a06b
64bit 10.0.10586.0 239.0 KB
MD5 8948a49aec40165e4803163df5c6a3da
SHA1 afc9a0e7103a52d275d640f5026168691c182f03

How to choose the correct version of SHDOCVW.DLL?

First, look through descriptions in the table above and select the proper file for your program. Pay attention to whether it’s a 64-, or 32-bit file, as well as the language it uses. For 64-bit programs, use 64-bit files if they are listed above.

It’s best to choose those dll files which language corresponds to the language of your program, if possible. We also recommend downloading the latest versions of dll files for an up-to-date functionality.

Where to place the SHDOCVW.DLL file?

To repair the “shdocvw.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the shdocvw.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register SHDOCVW.DLL?

If putting the missing shdocvw.dll file into the proper directory doesn’t solve the problem, you’ll have to register it. To do so, copy your DLL file to the C:\Windows\System32 folder, and open a command prompt with admin rights. There, type “regsvr32 shdocvw.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing SHDOCVW.DLL error automatically

With WikiDll Fixer you can automatically repair shdocvw.dll errors. The utility will not only download the correct version of shdocvw.dll for absolutely free and suggest the right directory to install it but also resolve other issues related to the shdocvw.dll file.
  • Step 1: Click the “Download App. ” button to get an automatic tool, provided by WikiDll.
  • Step 2: Install the utility by following simple installation instructions.
  • Step 3: Launch the program to fix your shdocvw.dll errors and other issues.
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Method 3: Update drivers to restore missing .dll files

Driver updates for the Windows operating system, as well as for network adapters, monitors, printers, etc., can be independently downloaded and installed from the Windows Update Center or by using specialized utilities.

OPTION 1 - Automatic Device Drivers Update

Outbyte Driver Updater automatically updates drivers on Windows. Routine driver updates are now a thing of the past!
  • Step 1: Download the Outbyte Driver Updater
  • Step 2: Install the application
  • Step 3: Launch the app
  • Step 4: Driver Updater will scan your system for outdated and missing drivers
  • Step 5: Click Update to automatically update all drivers

OPTION 2 - Manually Update Device Drivers

  • Step 1: Go to Taskbar' search box - write Device Manager - choose Device Manager
  • Step 2: Select a category to look at the devices' names - make right-click the one that needs to be updated
  • Step 3: Choose Search automatically for updated driver software
  • Step 4: Look at Update Driver, and select it
  • Step 5: Windows might not be able to find the new driver. In this case, the user can see the driver on the manufacturer's website, where all the necessary instructions are available

Method 4: Scan your PC for malware to fix shdocvw.dll error

Sometimes shdocvw.dll error can happen because of malware on your computer. The malicious software can intentionally corrupt DLL files in order to substitute them with its own malicious files. Therefore, your number one priority should be to scan your computer for malware and eliminate it as soon as possible.

OPTION 1 - Windows Defender

The new version of Windows 10 has a built-in application called "Windows Defender", which allows you to check your computer for viruses and remove malware, which is difficult to remove in a running operating system. In order to use the Windows Defender Offline scan, go to the settings (Start - Gear icon or Win + I key), select "Update and Security" and go to the "Windows Defender" section.
How to use Windows Defender Offline Scan
  • Step 1: Press Win key or click on Start and click on Gear icon. Alternatively press Win + I key combination.
  • Step 2: Select Update and Security option and go to Windows Defender section.
  • Step 3: At the bottom of the defender settings there is the checkbox " Windows Defender Offline scan". To start it, click "Scan Now". Note that you have to save all unsaved data before rebooting your PC.

After clicking “Scan Now” burton, the computer will reboot and automatically start searching viruses and malware. Upon completion of the scan, the computer will restart, and in the notifications, you will see a report on the completed scan.

OPTION 2 - Outbyte Antivirus

Outbyte products are one of the most popular and effective to fight malware and unwanted programs, and they will come in handy even when you have a high-quality third-party antivirus installed. Scanning in the new version of Malwarebytes can be performed in real time and manually. To initiate manual scan please follow the steps below:
  • Step 1: Launch the Outbyte program and click Scan Now button. Also, you can select Scan option on the left side of the program’s window and click Full Scan. The system will begin scanning and you will be able to see the scan results.
  • Step 2: Select items that you want to quarantine and press “Quarantine Selected” button. When quarantined, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
  • Step 3: After the program has been restarted, you can delete all quarantined objects by going to the appropriate section of the program or restore some of them if it turned out that after quarantining something from your software began to work incorrectly.

Method 5: Fix SHDOCVW.DLL missing error with System File Checker (SFC)

Many users are familiar with the sfc / scannow system file integrity check command, which automatically checks and fixes protected Windows system files. To execute this command, you have to run command prompt as administrator.
  • Step 1: Start the command line as an administrator in Windows by pressing Win key on your keyboard and typing "Command Prompt" in the search field, then - right-click on the result and select Run as administrator. Alternatively, you can press Win + X key combination which will open the menu where you can select Command Prompt (Admin).
  • Step 2: Type sfc / scannow while in Command Prompt and hit Enter.

After entering the command, a system check will begin. It will take a while, so please be patient. Once operation is complete you will get the message “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and successfully repaired them.” or “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them”.

Keep in mind that System File Checker (SFC) cannot fix integrity errors for those system files that are currently being used by operating system. To fix these files you have to run SFC command through the command prompt in the Windows recovery environment. You can get into Windows Recovery Environment from the login screen, by clicking Shutdown, then holding down the Shift key while selecting Restart.

In Windows 10, you can press Win key, select Settings > Update & security > Recovery and under Advanced Startup, click Restart now. You can also boot from the installation disk or bootable USB flash drive with the Windows 10 distribution. On the installation screen select your preferred language and then select “System Restore”. After that, go to “Troubleshooting” > “Advanced Settings” > “Command Prompt”. Once in Command Prompt type the following command: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=C:\ /offwindir=C:\Windows where C is the partition with the installed operating system, and C: \ Windows is the path to the Windows 10 folder.

This operation will take a while and it is important to wait until it is complete. When finished, close the command prompt and restart the computer as usual.

Method 6: Fix corrupted SHDOCVW.DLL file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix shdocvw.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the shdocvw.dll file was not damaged. Thus, restoring Windows to an earlier date cancels changes made to system files. Please follow the steps below to roll back Windows using System Restore and get rid of shdocvw.dll error.
  • Step 1: Press the Win + R keys combination to launch Run dialog.
  • Step 2: Type rstrui in the Run text box and click OK or hit Enter. It will open the system recovery utility.
  • Step 3: The “System Restore” window may include the “Choose a different restore point” option. If so, select this option and click Next. Check the “Show more restore points” checkbox to see a complete list of dates.
  • Step 4: Select a date to restore Windows 10. Keep in mind that you need to select a recovery point that will restore Windows to the date when the shdocvw.dll error message did not appear.
  • Step 5: Click the "Next" button and then click "Finish" to confirm your restore point.

At this point, your computer will reboot normally and boot up with restored version of Windows, and shdocvw.dll error should be resolved.

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