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  • Are you getting missing or not found comctl32.ocx error?
  • Are you getting “component ‘comctl32.ocx’ one of its dependencies not correctly registered: a file is missing or invalid” error?
  • Are you looking for solution to fix this error?

You might get missing or not found comctl32.ocx error while working on PC, running games or another application, installing or uninstalling application etc.

  • The most common reason behind this error is installing incompatible or outdated driver, missing system files, corrupted registry file or damaged pc by viruses. Advanced System Repair Tool is the only solution for all the system errors. By installing this tool you will be able to remove above windows error.
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There is various reasons behind this error. Some of them are as follows:

  • Missing or Not found comctl32.ocx file
  • Comctl32.ocx file is deleted or replaced by installing of incompatible software, driver or other program.
  • This file is exists but incorrect entry in registry files. As registry file is the most important file in windows that keep track of all the file, hardware and installed software.
  • Supporting driver is missing or out of date.
  • Another system files is missing as dll, exe, ocx, inf etc.


In order to fix missing or not found comctl32.ocx error either re-registers it if it is available on the disk or downloads this file and registers it.

  1. If this file is available on your disk then register it using the following ways.
  2. Open CMD (command prompt) as administrator
  3. Write the following command and hit Enter
  4. Regsvr32 comctl32.ocx
  5. If registering file using this way giving error then check which version of OS you are using. If you are using 32Bit version then register is different way and if using 64Bit version then also register it different way.
  6. For 32 Bit user – regsvr32 C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Comdlg32.ocx
  7. For 64 Bit user – C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ (if different windows folder then change it)

You may also fix this error using comctl32.ocx fixer tool. Advanced System Repair Tool is considered one of the best PC optimization tools that easily fix comctl32.ocx missing or not found error. It deeply scans PC and list out all the bugs. It also fix registry file error, missing or not found dll, ocx or other system file error, startup issue, clean virus, Trojan or malware and protect your PC from hijacking. Just install this file in your PC and Make a quick scan to fix all error from your PC in a single click.

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