Download Shell2.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP

Shell2.dll download. The Shell2.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP. You can fix "The file Shell2.dll is missing." and "Shell2.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.
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What is Shell2.dll? What Does It Do? link

The Shell2.dll library is a system file including functions needed by many programs, games, and system tools. This dynamic link library is produced by the ABBYY.

The Shell2.dll library is 1.48 MB. The download links for this library are clean and no user has given any negative feedback. From the time it was offered for download, it has been downloaded 26 times.

Operating Systems That Can Use the Shell2.dll Library link

Other Versions of the Shell2.dll Library link

The newest version of the Shell2.dll library is the 6.0.0.518 version. There have been 1 versions released before this version. All versions of the Dynamic link library have been listed below from most recent to oldest.

  1. 6.0.0.518 - 32 Bit (x86) Download this version
  2. Unknown - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-07-31) Download this version

How to Download Shell2.dll link

  1. Click on the green-colored "Download" button (The button marked in the picture below).
    Starting the download process for Shell2.dll
    Step 1:Starting the download process for Shell2.dll
  2. After clicking the "Download" button at the top of the page, the "Downloading" page will open up and the download process will begin. Definitely do not close this page until the download begins. Our site will connect you to the closest DLL Downloader.com download server in order to offer you the fastest downloading performance. Connecting you to the server can take a few seconds.

How to Install Shell2.dll? How to Fix Shell2.dll Errors? link

ATTENTION! In order to install the Shell2.dll library, you must first download it. If you haven't downloaded it, before continuing on with the installation, download the library. If you don't know how to download it, all you need to do is look at the dll download guide found on the top line.

Method 1: Installing the Shell2.dll Library to the Windows System Directory link

  1. The file you are going to download is a compressed file with the ".zip" extension. You cannot directly install the ".zip" file. First, you need to extract the dynamic link library from inside it. So, double-click the file with the ".zip" extension that you downloaded and open the file.
  2. You will see the library named "Shell2.dll" in the window that opens up. This is the library we are going to install. Click the library once with the left mouse button. By doing this you will have chosen the library.
    Choosing the Shell2.dll library
    Step 2:Choosing the Shell2.dll library
  3. Click the "Extract To" symbol marked in the picture. To extract the dynamic link library, it will want you to choose the desired location. Choose the "Desktop" location and click "OK" to extract the library to the desktop. In order to do this, you need to use the Winrar program. If you do not have this program, you can find and download it through a quick search on the Internet.
    Extracting the Shell2.dll library to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the Shell2.dll library to the desktop
  4. Copy the "Shell2.dll" library you extracted and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" directory.
    Copying the Shell2.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
    Step 4:Copying the Shell2.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
  5. If your system is 64 Bit, copy the "Shell2.dll" library and paste it into "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" directory.
    NOTE! On 64 Bit systems, you must copy the dynamic link library to both the "sysWOW64" and "System32" directories. In other words, both directories need the "Shell2.dll" library.
    Copying the Shell2.dll library to the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
    Step 5:Copying the Shell2.dll library to the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
  6. In order to complete this step, you must run the Command Prompt as administrator. In order to do this, all you have to do is follow the steps below.
    NOTE! We ran the Command Prompt using Windows 10. If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can use the same method to run the Command Prompt as administrator.
    1. Open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" on your keyboard. This process will enable you to run a search through the Start Menu. We also typed in "cmd" to bring up the Command Prompt.
    2. Right-click the "Command Prompt" search result that comes up and click the Run as administrator" option.
    Running the Command Prompt as administrator
    Step 6:Running the Command Prompt as administrator
  7. Paste the command below into the Command Line window that opens and hit the Enter key on your keyboard. This command will delete the Shell2.dll library's damaged registry (It will not delete the file you pasted into the System32 directory, but will delete the registry in Regedit. The file you pasted in the System32 directory will not be damaged in any way).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Shell2.dll
    Uninstalling the Shell2.dll library from the system registry
    Step 7:Uninstalling the Shell2.dll library from the system registry
  8. If you are using a Windows version that has 64 Bit architecture, after running the above command, you need to run the command below. With this command, we will clean the problematic Shell2.dll registry for 64 Bit (The cleaning process only involves the registries in Regedit. In other words, the dynamic link library you pasted into the SysWoW64 will not be damaged).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Shell2.dll
    Uninstalling the Shell2.dll library's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Uninstalling the Shell2.dll library's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
  9. We need to make a clean registry for the dll library's registry that we deleted from Regedit (Windows Registry Editor). In order to accomplish this, copy and paste the command below into the Command Line and press Enter key.
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /i Shell2.dll
    Making a clean registry for the Shell2.dll library in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
    Step 9:Making a clean registry for the Shell2.dll library in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
  10. If you are using a Windows with 64 Bit architecture, after running the previous command, you need to run the command below. By running this command, we will have created a clean registry for the Shell2.dll library (We deleted the damaged registry with the previous command).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Shell2.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Shell2.dll library (for 64 Bit)
    Step 10:Creating a clean registry for the Shell2.dll library (for 64 Bit)
  11. If you did all the processes correctly, the missing dll file will have been installed. You may have made some mistakes when running the Command Line processes. Generally, these errors will not prevent the Shell2.dll library from being installed. In other words, the installation will be completed, but it may give an error due to some incompatibility issues. You can try running the program that was giving you this dll file error after restarting your computer. If you are still getting the dll file error when running the program, please try the 2nd method.

Method 2: Copying The Shell2.dll Library Into The Program Installation Directory link

  1. In order to install the dynamic link library, you need to find the installation directory for the program that was giving you errors such as "Shell2.dll is missing", "Shell2.dll not found" or similar error messages. In order to do that, Right-click the program's shortcut and click the Properties item in the right-click menu that appears.
    Opening the program shortcut properties window
    Step 1:Opening the program shortcut properties window
  2. Click on the Open File Location button that is found in the Properties window that opens up and choose the folder where the application is installed.
    Opening the installation directory of the program
    Step 2:Opening the installation directory of the program
  3. Copy the Shell2.dll library.
  4. Paste the dynamic link library you copied into the program's installation directory that we just opened.
    Pasting the Shell2.dll library into the program's installation directory
    Step 3:Pasting the Shell2.dll library into the program's installation directory
  5. When the dynamic link library is moved to the program installation directory, it means that the process is completed. Check to see if the issue was fixed by running the program giving the error message again. If you are still receiving the error message, you can complete the 3rd Method as an alternative.

Method 3: Doing a Clean Install of the program That Is Giving the Shell2.dll Error link

  1. Press the "Windows" + "R" keys at the same time to open the Run tool. Paste the command below into the text field titled "Open" in the Run window that opens and press the Enter key on your keyboard. This command will open the "Programs and Features" tool.
    appwiz.cpl
    Opening the Programs and Features tool with the Appwiz.cpl command
    Step 1:Opening the Programs and Features tool with the Appwiz.cpl command
  2. The programs listed in the Programs and Features window that opens up are the programs installed on your computer. Find the program that gives you the dll error and run the "Right-Click > Uninstall" command on this program.
    Uninstalling the program from your computer
    Step 2:Uninstalling the program from your computer
  3. Following the instructions that come up, uninstall the program from your computer and restart your computer.
    Following the verification and instructions for the program uninstall process
    Step 3:Following the verification and instructions for the program uninstall process
  4. 4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the program that was giving you the error.
  5. This method may provide the solution to the dll error you're experiencing. If the dll error is continuing, the problem is most likely deriving from the Windows operating system. In order to fix dll errors deriving from the Windows operating system, complete the 4th Method and the 5th Method.

Method 4: Fixing the Shell2.dll Error using the Windows System File Checker (sfc /scannow) link

  1. In order to complete this step, you must run the Command Prompt as administrator. In order to do this, all you have to do is follow the steps below.
    NOTE! We ran the Command Prompt using Windows 10. If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can use the same method to run the Command Prompt as administrator.
    1. Open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" on your keyboard. This process will enable you to run a search through the Start Menu. We also typed in "cmd" to bring up the Command Prompt.
    2. Right-click the "Command Prompt" search result that comes up and click the Run as administrator" option.
    Running the Command Prompt as administrator
    Step 1:Running the Command Prompt as administrator
  2. After typing the command below into the Command Line, push Enter.
    sfc /scannow
    Getting rid of dll errors using Windows's sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:Getting rid of dll errors using Windows's sfc /scannow command
  3. Depending on your computer's performance and the amount of errors on your system, this process can take some time. You can see the progress on the Command Line. Wait for this process to end. After the scan and repair processes are finished, try running the program giving you errors again.

Method 5: Fixing the Shell2.dll Error by Updating Windows link

Most of the time, programs have been programmed to use the most recent dynamic link libraries. If your operating system is not updated, these files cannot be provided and dll errors appear. So, we will try to fix the dll errors by updating the operating system.

Since the methods to update Windows versions are different from each other, we found it appropriate to prepare a separate article for each Windows version. You can get our update article that relates to your operating system version by using the links below.

Explanations on Updating Windows Manually link

  1. Explanation on Updating Windows 10 Manually
  2. Explanation on Updating Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 Manually
  3. Explanation on Updating Windows 7 and Windows Vista Manually
  4. Explanation on Updating Windows XP Manually

Most Seen Shell2.dll Errors link

The Shell2.dll library being damaged or for any reason being deleted can cause programs or Windows system tools (Windows Media Player, Paint, etc.) that use this library to produce an error. Below you can find a list of errors that can be received when the Shell2.dll library is missing.

If you have come across one of these errors, you can download the Shell2.dll library by clicking on the "Download" button on the top-left of this page. We explained to you how to use the library you'll download in the above sections of this writing. You can see the suggestions we gave on how to solve your problem by scrolling up on the page.

  1. "Shell2.dll not found." error
  2. "The file Shell2.dll is missing." error
  3. "Shell2.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register Shell2.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find Shell2.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because Shell2.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error

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