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Regsvr32

This command-line tool registers .dll files as command components in the registry.

Syntax

regsvr32 [/u] [/s] [/n] [/i[:cmdline]] dllname

Parameters

/u   : Unregisters server.

/s   : Specifies regsvr32 to run silently and to not display any message boxes.

/n   : Specifies not to call DllRegisterServer. You must use this option with /i.

/i :cmdline : Calls DllInstall passing it an optional [cmdline]. When used with /u, it calls dll uninstall.

dllname   : Specifies the name of the dll file that will be registered.

/?   : Displays help at the command prompt.

Examples

To register the .dll for the Active Directory Schema, type:

regsvr32 schmmgmt.dll

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Information that the user must supply

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Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

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Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

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Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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