Regsvr32

 

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

Registers .dll files as command components in the registry.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.

regsvr32 [/u] [/s] [/n] [/i[:cmdline]] <DllName>

Parameter

Description

/u

Unregisters server.

/s

Runs Regsvr32 without displaying messages.

/n

Runs Regsvr32 without calling DllRegisterServer. (Requires the /i parameter.)

/i:<cmdline>

Passes an optional command-line string (cmdline) to DllInstall. If you use this parameter in conjunction with the /u parameter, it calls DllUninstall.

<DllName>

The name of the .dll file that will be registered.

/?

Displays help at the command prompt.

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

regsvr32 schmmgmt.dll
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