I found myself trying to run regsvr32 from a command window today and it error’d with with something non-intuitive like ‘unable to locate DLLRegistrationServer entry point’.
Turns out it was a privileges issues and I needed to run regsv32.exe with elevated privs.
To elevate the command prompt you need to do 2 simple things:
- Right click on your Command Prompt shortcut and select Properties.
- Click on the Advanced button (at the Shortcut tab), check “Run As Administrator” and click on OK.
Now when you launch the command window you should see this in the title bar: