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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for comctl32.dll file, or a way to fix the “comctl32.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the comctl32.dll file as well.

What is Comctl32.dll?

Comctl32.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 Comctl32.dll used for?

Comctl32.dll file, also known as Библиотека элементов управления взаимодействия с пользователем, is commonly associated with Операционная система Microsoft® Windows®. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the comctl32.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is Comctl32.dll is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause comctl32.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the comctl32.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common comctl32.dll errors include:

  • “comctl32.dll is missing”
  • “comctl32.dll error loading”
  • “comctl32.dll crash”
  • “comctl32.dll was not found”
  • “comctl32.dll could not be located”
  • “comctl32.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point comctl32.dll error”
  • “Cannot find comctl32.dll”
  • “Cannot register comctl32.dll”
comctl32.dll - System Error The program can`t start because comctl32.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix Comctl32.dll missing error?

If the “comctl32.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 comctl32.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 Comctl32.dll

Search through available versions of comctl32.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

Comctl32.dll, 20 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
64bit 6.10.7601.17514 1.9 MB
MD5 7fa8fdc2c2a27817fd0f624e78d3b50c
SHA1 b4aa8e16396b1882eb75c28dfbec9949608afdde
32bit 5.82.9600.16384 523.0 KB
MD5 564b43ae09c66e6d7d442b0b5c5925cd
SHA1 0e8d4de86ee079dbca2fa065548908d5ae11fa09
32bit 5.82.9200.16657 529.0 KB
MD5 1136ec767d7915d0f945e38bbc64024c
SHA1 a3cd7f21d6f95bb75739a7785900b2faa0813364
32bit 5.82.7601.18201 518.0 KB
MD5 75f5e1fe8d55cf8e577e0ec5f2290d3f
SHA1 0f109b72748e6bc21e64723f36c823b5e62382a1
32bit 5.82.7601.17514 518.0 KB
MD5 bdac1aa64495d0f7e1ff810ebbf1f018
SHA1 d574c479fdd07fbf4e4ac68ea0f848d315e76a97
64bit 5.82.6001.18523 619.0 KB
MD5 058be5961ac5d6acfd1961c2471f61b5
SHA1 6db140395d41e3cd625f3e02d18a89eb620f5f00
32bit 5.82.6001.18523 519.5 KB
MD5 457366b876ceab9e92ddf976b8520cb6
SHA1 f88dd9b93816bda5b6331d9293dcd5516ad5db7f
64bit 5.82.6001.18000 619.0 KB
MD5 67da61d3b12ceb5a4c86646ab468f0ba
SHA1 7965e8aa30de4735bc7b1bca464ad0fcf9445a72
32bit 5.82.2900.6028 603.0 KB
MD5 76b825a6539d540316e6562d550bbec4
SHA1 1ba1002a4cb68f76b13899eec6e9e938e01ac6fd
32bit 5.82.2900.5512 603.0 KB
MD5 ebbec1cffa49a5442ad37ab4a619e831
SHA1 8bb88097786fd9ef254ff60d1d6dbe0fa085d963
32bit 5.82.2900.2180 597.0 KB
MD5 5ed72ea9559bdc4cff5122e7dfd41337
SHA1 bfce472eccc5c566dd6f1725e4336036a87139b2
64bit 5.82.19041.488 686.1 KB
MD5 181fd36988575b7e8e256820f8b38dc7
SHA1 f5806f295fb352e7c29f7abf0a5dc6a30b358841
64bit 5.82.15063.413 644.9 KB
MD5 e47e1ac139cb38a4bf523a37991beed0
SHA1 79c87730779857a13619cb6c8dffb2de089a0ee7
32bit 5.82.15063.413 560.4 KB
MD5 e790d9106a825607a736f8d138a3e2fd
SHA1 116f9e3cf9507228726c16fc5c2cf1c46f401c02
32bit 5.82.14393.447 582.8 KB
MD5 0e86a451c2bf6dd8c550309845473f13
SHA1 625374c83a004bc76337a5a1e8d8efd2741d1395
32bit 5.82.14393.0 583.3 KB
MD5 12dfd65f5dbd7ef6be28de8556d1ff1d
SHA1 ececeeb3511fd85ac8b0ec8a9db4cd666054933b
64bit 5.82.14393.0 668.3 KB
MD5 cb39dafc8523b601fb569fd6e22bcdea
SHA1 100b4abdcaaec2ecac0d35e2c4bf8346975d2aab
32bit 5.82.10586.0 571.8 KB
MD5 2e97cce063e7fd0524813a35324f35cc
SHA1 de09e59592288f0e6c85fe32d44c618507f38523
64bit 5.82.10586.0 663.8 KB
MD5 41be7cfa5386e4ff9be48406d8471d9d
SHA1 bc865a11827efc40905cf2a5b708eb8f6ab87082
32bit 5.81.4704.1100 556.3 KB
MD5 48863e7f68c0508d7f39fb11515d0f41
SHA1 831a576f39c94139a5b5dc55b18175370bf03163

How to choose the correct version of Comctl32.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 Comctl32.dll file?

To repair the “comctl32.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the comctl32.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register Comctl32.dll?

If putting the missing comctl32.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 comctl32.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing Comctl32.dll error automatically

With WikiDll Fixer you can automatically repair comctl32.dll errors. The utility will not only download the correct version of comctl32.dll for absolutely free and suggest the right directory to install it but also resolve other issues related to the comctl32.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 comctl32.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 comctl32.dll error

Sometimes comctl32.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 Comctl32.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 Comctl32.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix comctl32.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the comctl32.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 comctl32.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 comctl32.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 comctl32.dll error should be resolved.

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