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#1 ill_Nino

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 11:16 PM

Say I have a .dll file on my computer, that I want to delete, but when I got to delete it, it says make sure it isn't in use or copyrighted etc.

Now, if memory serves me correctly, there is something that can be run in order to shut it down, and it starts with an r I believe.

Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 03:29 AM

Hello Nino,

http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/ may be the tool that you are looking for, it has the option to remove files at boot time. May I ask what file you are trying to delete? Dynamic Link Libraries can be important for the running of the system.
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Posted 30 June 2008 - 07:32 AM

No no, you went through the "Run" option.

I am trying to disable a Bonjour program that installs when iTunes is set up.

The file is called "mdnsNSP.dll"

And it is located in C:\Program Files\Bonjour.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 07:40 AM

Hello.

You can unregiser the dll.

Type into your command prompt:
regsvr32 /u "mdnsNSP.dll"
and it shouldn't be bothering you anymore.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 05:41 PM

Yes that is the command, but it says it could not be found? When I checked the location, it is still there?

Last time I used this command though, I was send to MS DOS, or whatever it is.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 05:44 PM

You need to type cmd into the run box first.
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Posted 30 June 2008 - 08:00 PM

A box titled "RegSvr32"

Says -
LoadLibrary("C:\program")failed - the specified module could not be found.

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 06:33 AM

Hello.

There are always other ways to do this. However, before we get their, could you please give us the name of the .dll?

We don't want to risk deleting something important :thumbsup: .

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 03:14 PM

Hello.

However, before we get their, could you please give us the name of the .dll?

We don't want to risk deleting something important :flowers: .

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I am trying to disable a Bonjour program that installs when iTunes is set up.

The file is called "mdnsNSP.dll"

And it is located in C:\Program Files\Bonjour.



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Posted 01 July 2008 - 04:06 PM

I'd recommend against randomly stopping/deleting DLL's that are in use. That won't stop the rest of the program from starting/trying to load - and may cause even more problems when the program continues to try and find the DLL.

Rather, I'd stop the Bonjour service in the Services applet of MSC (go to Start, type "services.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter) and then set it to "Disabled"
Or, I'd uninstall the service through the Add/Remove Programs applet in Control Panel.
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Posted 01 July 2008 - 05:20 PM

Oops! LOL. Thanks Animal. I'm asleep when typeing sometimes...

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 05:44 AM

Tried disabling it.

Does it stop the .dll from running though?

Also, I have tried removing it from the Add/Remove Programs applet.

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 06:22 AM

It stops the DLL from running as long as that's the only program that uses it. You can use the Find function in Process Explorer (free from here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysintern...ssExplorer.mspx ) to ensure that it's not loaded elsewhere.
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