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Registry entries for registering COM DLLs

Could someone post a link or the actual text for the registry entries that allow you to righ-click on a .DLL file and get the pop-up menu "Register DLL".

It is so much easier than shelling out to the command line and typing regsvr32...

I always forget to move these to my new computer...


Steve from Accounting
Friday, December 19, 2003 
and scroll down to OCX/DLL RegSvr Context Menu.

Friday, December 19, 2003

If you get a 404 error from last post, remove the space at the end of the URL.

Eric V.
Friday, December 19, 2003

search for regsvr to find right download.  nice thing this gives is the ability to right-click tlb also

Friday, December 19, 2003

Right click
Open With
Choose Program
(choose \windows\regsvr32.exe)
Click "Always open with this program"

From now on just double click the DLL to register it.
Repeat for OCXes.

Since there's not much ELSE you would want to do with a DLL or OCX other than register it this doesn't really seem to get in the way of anything...

Joel Spolsky
Saturday, December 20, 2003

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