How to Fix Windows Script Host

Written by tyran dewalt
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If you are experiencing script host issues, you might notice error messages such as "Library not registered." Script host issues occur when scripting components do not exist in the Windows registry, according to Microsoft. Your version of Windows determines how the missing scripting components affect your system. You can repair script host problems by using your PC's native features.

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Instructions

    Register Components on 32-Bit Systems

  1. 1

    Press the "Windows" key. Type "cmd" in the dialogue box and press "Enter." This will open the Command Prompt.

  2. 2

    Type the following commands at the prompt one at a time and press "Enter:"

    regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\vbscript.dll

    regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\jscript.dll

    regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\dispex.dll

    regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\scrobj.dll

    regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\scrrun.dll

    regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\wshext.dll

    regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\wshom.ocx

  3. 3

    Exit the Command Prompt.

    Register Components on 64-bit Systems

  1. 1

    Press the "Windows" key. Type "cmd" in the dialogue box and press "Enter." This will open the Command Prompt.

  2. 2

    Type the following commands at the prompt one at a time and press "Enter:"

    %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\vbscript.dll

    %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\jscript.dll

    %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\dispex.dll

    %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\scrobj.dll

    %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\scrrun.dll

    %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\wshext.dll

    %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\wshom.ocx

  3. 3

    Exit the Command Prompt.

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