Month: May 2014

How to Resolve Run Time Error 429

Symptoms When you experience this particular problem, you are likely to see an error code akin to the following: Runtime Error 429 – ActiveX Component Can’t Create Object This indicates a problem with the Active X component of Windows. ActiveX is a software framework created by Microsoft that adapts its earlier Component Object Model and Object Linking and Embedding technologies for content downloaded from a network, which usually involves the Internet. Download Recommendation The first thing to try with regard to this error is to attempt to clean the registry of your computer. A good way to do this is to download the Total System Care, which will do an excellent job of cleaning your registry and often sort out the problem in itself.   More Information and Manual Resolution This should be a relatively simple problem to resolve. The official advice from Microsoft indicates that you should run the System Restore utility. Thus, the first thing to do is to attempt to boot the computer in safe mode, and then do a full system restore to a point when your computer was working. You can then re-install any devices or programmes that have been removed by this virtual step back in time. To activate Safe Mode, hold F8 when your computer is initially booting up. Once you’ve reached the desktop in Safe Mode, type ‘System’ into the Start...

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How to Resolve Run Time Error 372

Symptoms This particular error relates to the popular Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software, frequently referred to as MBAM. When your machine suffers from this particular problem then you will see an error code akin to the following when you attempt to launch MBAM: “Run-time error ‘372’ failed to load control ‘vbalGrid’….” Download Recommendation The first thing to try with regard to this error is to attempt to clean the registry of your computer. A good way to do this is to download the Total System Care, which will do an excellent job of cleaning your registry and often sort out the problem in itself.   More Information and Manual Resolution The first thing to do in order to sort out this problem is to download run mbam-clean.exe. This can be found by Googling the filename, or through the MBAM website. Once you run the file your computer will prompt you to restart your computer, you should do this immediately. After the computer restarts, temporarily disable your anti-virus program and then download and install the latest version of Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware. Next launch MBAM and select the ‘Protection and Registration’ option. Next go to the ‘Update’ tab and check if there are any outstanding updates for the software. Then restart your computer again. This should solve the problem completely, if not then you would be advised to seek out the MBAM forums where...

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How to Fix Problems related to the Regsvr32.exe File

Symptoms The Regsvr32.exe file is a command-line utility whose purpose is to register and unregister OLE controls. OLE controls include a variety of ActiveX controls and also various DLL files which are contained within the Windows Registry. Regsvr32.exe is installed in the %systemroot%\System32 folder in all versions of Windows including, and post-dating, Windows XP. However, on a 64-bit version of Windows operating system, there are two versions of the Regsv32.exe file. The 64-bit version is %systemroot%\System32\regsvr32.exe, and the 32-bit version is %systemroot%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe. An error with the Regsvr32.exe can cause problems with your machine as given the fact that it is an executable file, programs may not run without it functioning accurately. Resolution If you receive a Regsvr32 error message then there are two methods that you can attempt to resolve the problem. The first of these two methods involves re-running the Regsvr32.exe command from an elevated command prompt. This process differs slightly depending on which version of Windows you are using. For Windows 8.1 and Windows 8, swipe in from the right-hand side of the screen, and then click on the ‘Search’ option. Or if you’re not using the touch screen option, locate your mouse pointer in the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click on the ‘search’ option. Type ‘Command Prompt’ into the search box, and then right-click ‘Command Promp’, before selecting the ‘Run as administrator’ option....

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How to Fix Registry Error Code 19

Symptoms This particular error code is one of several related to the Device Manager in Windows. When you experience a code 19 error it will produce one of the following two messages: Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. To fix this problem you should uninstall and then reinstall the hardware device. (Code 19) Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. To fix this problem you can first try running a Troubleshooting Wizard. If that does not work, you should uninstall and then reinstall the hardware device. (Code 19) Essentially, this is caused by issues related to a particular device’s driver. Download Recommendation The first thing to try with regard to this error is to attempt to clean the registry of your computer. A good way to do this is to download the Total System Care, which will do an excellent job of cleaning your registry and often sort out the problem in itself.   More Information and Manual Resolution Firstly, restart your computer; this can often solve the problem in itself. If this fails then it’s possible that a small change that you’ve inadvertently made to Device Manager has caused the fault. So undo recent changes. The next thing to try is to remove the newly installed device...

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How to Fix Problems related to the Qtcore4.dll File

Symptoms This is a fairly common system error that you might encounter at some point. If you do come across this difficulty then you are likely to see an error message similar to the following: “The application has failed to start because Qtcore4.dll was not found. As a result (application) has stopped”. The Qtcore.dll is a library file, in common with all DLL files, which are also known by their full name of Dynamic-link library files. They are quite important for the functioning of Windows, so when they become corrupt or are deleted by mistake then numerous issues can crop up. However, the problems related to DLL files disappearing or becoming inaccessible are thankfully not too difficult to resolve. Resolution Because Windows is very reliant on DLL files, it is not particularly difficult to replace a malfunctioning Qtcore4.dll file. The missing DLL file can be downloaded directly from Microsoft themselves, or there are numerous other sites on the Internet that enable you to download Qtcore4.dll. However, before you attempt any file restoration, it is a good idea to use the system restore utility to see if this will correct the problem. This will reset your machine to a time before the qtcore4.dll error caused your machine to malfunction. System restore can be accessed through the Start menu, by simply typing “System Restore” into the search box. If the system...

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