Rundll32 Application Not Found Error Message
What are the reasons for ”Rundll32 Application Not Found” error message to appear in Windows? Learn about the tips to solve the issue.
Microsoft Windows is a very well known Operating System from Microsoft. Different editions of Windows are available. All the configuration details of this OS would be stored in a database known as registry. In the registry, there would be registry keys and the values. For every application present in the system, there can be its corresponding registry entries and values. So, it is one of the major components of the Windows Operating System. If any error occurs in the registry, that can lead to serious issues. Windows "Rundll32 Application Not Found" issue is also related with the registry. You can solve this by adopting certain tips. You have to keep your systm free from all malware and threats.
Read further to know the causes of this error message and how you can fix this issue.
- Causes of issue
- Tips to solve
- Try to use the registry cleaner
Causes of issue
This issue would occur when there is "system32 rundll32 exe" application error in the system. It can be due to corruptions in the registry of the Windows. If any one of the programs in system is not properly removed, its associated registry entries might still be there. Some times, registry corruption can also occur. Some of the virus threats also have the ability to corrupt the registry entries. When all such situations occur, you would get the error message "Rundll32 Application Not Found".
Tips to solve
First, you need to click 'Start' and then click 'Run'. In that type 'command' and press 'Enter'. After that type 'notepad' and press 'Enter'. The notepad then opens. In that you have to type “Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTexefileshellopencommand] followed by @=""%1" %*". You need to then save that notepad file as 'fix.reg' to the desktop. While you save it, select file type as 'All files'. After that you need to double click this fix.reg. Then click 'Yes' to confirm. You can then reboot the system.
You can also use the registry cleaner. Buy a good and genuine registry cleaner from the Internet. Otherwise, there can be errors. This is because many of the malware and the viruses can attach with the registry cleaners. Therefore, you have to be very careful while selecting and using the cleaner. They are mainly designed for the Windows Operating System. This software utility has the ability to remove all the unwanted and the corrupted registry entries which are present in the system. After that the problem can be solved.
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