The advpack.dll file
According to our database, the advpack.dll file is part of the Internet Explorer product, so the advpack.dll file may get onto your computer through the installation of Internet Explorer.
Table of contents:
- The advpack.dll file's details
- The DLL files related to the advpack.dll file
- The links related to the advpack.dll file
- The advpack.dll's possible errors
- Downloading the advpack.dll file
- Use the System File Checker tool
- Register the advpack.dll file in Windows
The advpack.dll file's details
Below, we summarized the details of the advpack.dll file that has been registered by us. Of course, the advpack.dll may exist in versions differing from these.
- 110 kB (112640 B)
- Internal name:
- Original filename:
- © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
- Microsoft Corporation
- Internet Explorer
- Product version:
- Self registration:
The DLL files related to the advpack.dll file
Beside the advpack.dll file, Internet Explorer may install other DLL files as well. Of course, the installed files might be different by version.
The links related to the advpack.dll file
We try to collect the websites where you can find further information about the advpack.dll file.
The advpack.dll's possible errors
If the advpack.dll file isn't correctly installed in your system, then you may receive the following error message:
The causes of the error could be the following:
- Due to an error that may lead to losing data, the advpack.dll file is inaccessible or damaged. Try reinstalling the application.
- The antivirus software may have blocked the advpack.dll file's access. Check the files quarantined by the antivirus software.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
Downloading the advpack.dll file
We don't advise to download the advpack.dll file and copy it to the Windows system directory. The software's creators almost never circulate the DLL files, they are always part of an installation set. It's the installation set's task to perform the sufficient verifications before the installation. An incorrectly installed DLL file may cause the system's complete inability to function.
If you need a DLL file in spite of the above for the sake of restoring a system, then download it from a reliable source, possibly from the manufacturer's site.
Use the System File Checker tool
To solve the advpack.dll file's problems, check if the system files are intact as a first step.
System File Checker (SFC.exe) is a utility in Windows that allows users to scan for corruptions in Windows system files and restore corrupted files. If a Windows Resource Protection (WRP) file is missing or is corrupted, Windows may not behave as expected. For example, some Windows functions may not work, or Windows may crash.
To scan all system files, open a command prompt as an administrator and type:
This command will scan all protected system files, and replace corrupted files with a cached copy that is located in a compressed folder at System32\dllcache.
Register the advpack.dll file in Windows
The Regsvr32 tool is a command-line utility that can be used for registering and un-registering OLE controls like DLL and ActiveX (OCX) controls in the Windows operating system. If you find that some of your Windows functions are not working properly, you may need to register your dll files.
To register the advpack.dll file, open a command prompt as an administrator and type:
To un-register the advpack.dll file, open a command prompt as an administrator and type:
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Supported operating systems
Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
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