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Register and Unregister Context Menu for DLL and OCX Files


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Register and Unregister Context Menu for DLL and OCX Files
This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Register and Unregister to the context menu of DLL and OCX files to help make this easier for all users in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
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How to Add a Register and Unregister Context Menu to DLL and OCX Files in Windows
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This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Register and Unregister to the context menu of DLL and OCX files to help make this easier for all users in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
How to Add Register and Unregister Context Menu to DLL and OCX Files in Windows

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Regsvr32 is a command-line utility to register (DllRegisterServer) and unregister (DllUnregisterServer) OLE controls, such as DLLs and ActiveX controls (OCX) to put the path of the file in the Windows registry where it can be looked up.

For more information, see: How to use the Regsvr32 tool and troubleshoot Regsvr32 error messages


This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Register and Unregister to the context menu of DLL and OCX files to help make this easier for all users in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

While you must be signed in as an administrator to add or remove this context menu, all users will be able to use it.


EXAMPLE: Register and Unregister context menu
Register_Unregister_Context_Menu.png
Registered.png
Unregistered.png


Here's How:

1. Do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.

2. Add Register and Unregister to Context Menu of DLL and OCX Files
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​
Add_Register_Unregister_Context_Menu.reg
download

3. Remove Register and Unregister from Context Menu of DLL and OCX Files
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​
Remove_Register_Unregister_Context_Menu.reg
download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC-Windows 7/8) or Continue (UAC-Vista), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn
 
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