Regsvr32 not updating registry
Step 4: Now click the Add button and browse to C:\Windows\System32 and choose the regsvr32file.
When you get the message stating it could make your computer become unprotected and vulnerable to attacks, just click OK to continue. Now try to run the regsvr32 command again from the command line and you should hopefully not get this error!
The manual deletion of files and registry keys is very rarely needed.
If the troubleshooting tips below do not resolve the issue, please contact Technical Support.
In case you are not familiar with it, WSUS is Microsoft's free patch management tool. If you don't know the difference then you don't do Windows support.
OK, here's the main difference: In addition to OS patches, Microsoft Update takes care of your MS Applications like Office, SQL Server and Exchange. WSUS has a good monitoring and reporting feature that allows me to see at a glance which machines are struggling with the stuff Microsoft is trying to send to it.
Doing so can adversely impact the current installation as well as any future installations.
See this Chilkat blog post ( How to Register an Active X DLL using regsvr32 ) for help in running regsvr with administrative privileges.
One thing I’ve always enjoyed about working in IT over the last 8 years is trying to successfully find a solution to tough Windows error messages.
Registry keys are left behind in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ESRI registry hive.
These files and registry entries are created at run time and define each individual user's applications' configurations and customizations.
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Ensure that there are no incorrect versions of Arc GIS products still installed by checking the Add/Remove Programs list.