Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Windows XP DllRegisterServer failed error code 0x80004005

While running regsvr32 for registering an ocx component, an error message "DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80004005." popup.

You may need to have administrator privileges and rights.
1.  Run a Command Prompt as Administrator.  To open an elevated Command Prompt, click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.

2. Right click the Setup File and select the "Run as Administrator" option from the pop-up menu.

3. Alternatively, you can disable User Access Control too

4. or login with Administrator account.

Useful Link
how do you fix error code 0x80004005?


  1. The error given is: "Windows Live Messenger has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience." visit more info Windows live mail technical support also Call +1-800-231-4635 (Toll Free).

  2. Thank you very much i did what u said and it worked.:) click it - windows live mail help also Call +1-800-231-4635 (Toll Free)

  3. This comment has been removed by the author.