[Fix] StartupCheckLibrary.dll and Winscomrssrv.dll Error at Startup

startupchecklibrary.dll malware startup error

When you log in to your Windows computer, the following error message windows may pop up:

RunDLL

There was a problem starting StartupCheckLibrary.dll

The specified module could not be found.
RunDLL

There was a problem starting winscomrssrv.dll

The specified module could not be found.

startupchecklibrary.dll malware startup error
Additionally, you may see the following error:

There was a problem starting StartupCheckLibrary.dll

Operation did not complete successfully because the file contains a virus or potentially unwanted software.

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Windows cannot find GPEDIT.MSC in Windows 10/11 Home Edition

gpedit.msc missing windows 10/11 home edition

The Local Group Policy Editor (GPEDIT.MSC) is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in used to configure and modify Group Policy settings within Group Policy Objects. This tool is available only on Windows 10/11 Professional Edition and higher.

On Windows Home Editions, you’ll see the following error when you attempt to launch the Group Policy Editor (which is non-existent on Home Editions)

gpedit.msc missing windows 10/11 home edition

gpedit.msc

Windows cannot find 'gpedit.msc'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again.
secpol.msc

Windows cannot find 'secpol.msc'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again.

On Windows Home Editions, you needed to use the Registry Editor (regedit.exe) to enable the policies manually. For each group policy, the equivalent registry setting is listed in the official Group Policy Settings Reference Spreadsheet by Microsoft.

Now, you have a third-party freeware that can be an alternative for the Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) in any edition of Windows, including Home Edition.Read more

Get Back Windows 10 Ribbon UI in Windows 11 File Explorer

get back old classic ribbon windows 11

The File Explorer in Windows 11 comes with a new/modern ribbon interface with small icons (having no caption text underneath). The new ribbon interface may look bland and uncomfortable for new users who have upgraded to Windows 11 from Windows 10 or earlier.

get back old classic ribbon windows 11

Luckily, there are a couple of ways to get back the classic ribbon (Windows 10-style) interface in Windows 11 File Explorer.Read more

[Fix] COMDLG32.OCX Missing or Dependencies not Registered

comdlg32.ocx error 339 missing

The comdlg32.ocx module is used in old/classic Visual Basic applications. This ActiveX control is responsible for the functionality of common dialog boxes in your VB application. Common dialog boxes include the Open and Save As file dialog boxes; the Find and Replace editing dialog boxes; the Print, Print Setup, Page Setup printing dialog boxes, etc.

When you attempt to run a program created using Visual Basic 6.0 on a Windows 11/10 computer, one of the following errors may occur:

Failed to load control 'CommonDialog' from COMDLG32.OCX. Your version of COMDLG32.OCX may be outdated.
Run-time error '339':

Component 'COMDLG32.OCX' or one of its dependencies not correctly
registered: a file is missing or invalid

comdlg32.ocx error 339 missing

This happens if the module comdlg32.dll is missing or corrupted. Let’s see how to fix the Common dialog error in your application when run on any version of Windows, including Windows 11.Read more

Fix: MRT.exe Blocked by System Administrator

mrt blocked by administrator

When you attempt to run the MRT.exe or the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) on your Windows computer, the following error may appear:

This app has been blocked by your system administrator.

Contact your system administrator for more info.

mrt blocked by administrator

MSRT is a tool to remove infections from the computer. This tool scans for a specific, prevalent malicious software, which amounts to a small subset of all the malicious software that exists today. If MRT or MSRT is blocked, then it could be the handiwork of some malware (or in the aftermath of malware removal) on the computer.

If some policy settings are blocking MRT.exe from running, this article will tell you how to remove those policies and enable MRT.

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Component COMCTL32.OCX or dependencies not registered: file missing or invalid

comctl32.ocx error 339 missing

When you attempt to run a program created using Visual Basic (classic VB) on a Windows 11/10 computer, the following error may occur:

Run-time error '339':

Component 'COMCTL32.OCX' or one of its dependencies not
correctly registered: a file is missing or invalid

comctl32.ocx error 339 missing

Let’s see how to fix this error on any version of Windows, including Windows 11.

Note: There are two versions of the Microsoft Windows Common Controls. Comctl32.ocx contains Windows Common Controls 5.0 and was included with Microsoft Visual Studio 5.0. Mscomctl.ocx contains Windows Common Controls 6.0 and was included with Visual Studio 6.0.

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MSCOMCTL.OCX or dependencies not registered, file is missing

mscomctl.ocx error missing not registered

When you attempt to run a program created using Visual Basic 6.0 or Visual FoxPro 6.0 on a Windows 11/10 computer, the following error may occur:

Component 'MSCOMCTL.OCX' or one of its dependencies not registered: a file is missing or invalid

mscomctl.ocx error missing not registered

Let’s see how to fix this error on any version of Windows, including Windows 11.Read more

“Turn on fast startup” option missing in Windows 11/10

fast startup option missing

Fast Startup is a feature in Windows 8/10/11 that speeds up the boot process significantly. With the Fast Startup feature enabled, when the user shuts down the computer, what happens under the hood is a hybrid shutdown sequence.

However, on some computers, the Fast Startup and Hibernate features will be missing. When you open Power Options in the classic Control Panel, the “Turn on fast startup (recommended)” option may be missing.Read more

[Fix] Error FFMPEG.DLL not found when Starting Microsoft Teams or Other Apps

ffmpeg.dll error in microsoft teams

When you start Microsoft Teams, Discord, or other apps on your Windows computer, you may receive the following error message or similar:

Teams.exe - System Error

The code execution cannot proceed because ffmpeg.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem.

ffmpeg.dll error in microsoft teams

Let’s see how to fix the “ffmpeg.dll was not found” error if you’re using Microsoft Teams.

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