Q: DLL could not be opened error at start-up. This thread is locked from future replies

Every time I start up, I get an error message - it says DLL could not be opened.  Anyone know how what it is or how to get rid of it?




Try the methods given below and check if that helps:


Method 1:

Safe mode:

Follow the link mentioned below for steps boot the system in safe mode:


If you do not face issues in safe mode then try Method 2:

Method 2:

Clean boot:

(Note: Follow step-7 from the link above to boot back in normal mode.)

Hope the information helps.


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