Missing comctl32.ocx error solution for Windows

Please read the instructions carefully before you download the comctl32.ocx.Take the proper steps to safely clean and repair windows errors.

1. Where should this file go? After you download comctl32.ocx on your machine, paste it in directory where it missing, and also copy it to

Windows 95, 98, ME C:\Windows\System
Windows NT, 2000 C:\WinNT\System32
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 C:\Windows\System32
64-bit Windows C:\Windows\System64

If you can't find windows directory try:
a. Press and hold Windows key on your keyboard, then press button R.
b. Enter the command "cmd" and press Enter
c. In a command window enter the command "set systemroot" and press Enter. It will display system directory.
2. Go to "start" ==> "run" and type "regsvr32 comctl32.ocx" to register the file to the system.

File Information
  • Namecomctl32.ocx (comctl32.ocx)
  • CategoryOperating System > ocx
  • Description

    Windows Common Control ActiveX Control DLL
    Comctl32.ocx is part of Visual Basic 6.0 Runtime, developed by Microsoft Inc.


    Common error:

    Component 'comctl32.ocx' or one of it's dependencies not correctly registered: a file is missing or invalid

  • Filenamecomctl32.zip
  • Filesize230.9 kB
  • Filetypezip (Mime Type: application/zip)
  • Rating 4.7 / 5 , 682 rating
  • MD5: a7e986d844e7c8b1f0c911a3f86ef9e4
  • SHA1: 40d488925d00a5a20519b43104a93d8b15172471
  • SHA265: $5$rounds=5000$dlldownloadsyste$PuGPJEhJOh87NYYADTsEP0mFsIRVxoGymi5PdZ0IpZ1

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"comctl32.ocx crash"
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"error loading"
"comctl32.ocx was not found"
"the procedure entry point comctl32.ocx error"
"comctl32.ocx could not be located"
"Access Violation"
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at startup or shutdown or run program?
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  • Download and install comctl32.ocx.
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  • Reinstall the application.