DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80070005

DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80070005

The DLL registration DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80070005 when trying to register windows DLL file from Run window as well as Windows Command Prompt. Windows thrown an error message in both the cases.

What is the problem?


DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80070005:


Following error message displayed when trying to register windows DLL file from Run window as well as Windows Command Prompt.
The module “C:\windows\system32\actxprxy.dll” was loaded but the call to DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80070005.
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DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80070005
In this article, learn how to solve this problem.

Identify the problem:

After analyzing the issue, found that the DLL registration should be done in administrator mode.

Solution to DllRegisterServer failed problem:

The registration is successful after performing the below steps.


1
Open Windows Command Prompt screen in administrator mode.

DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80070005


2
Enter the  command regsvr32 with DLL name to be registered as below and hit enter key.

regsvr32 actxprxy.dll



3
The DLL is registered successfully.

DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80070005



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