Download Shell20.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP

Shell20.dll download. The Shell20.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP. You can fix "The file Shell20.dll is missing." and "Shell20.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.
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Resource DLL
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About Shell20.dll link

The size of this dynamic link library is 1.46 MB and its download links are healthy. It has been downloaded 60 times already.

Operating Systems That Can Use the Shell20.dll Library link

Other Versions of the Shell20.dll Library link

The newest version of the Shell20.dll library is the 6.0.0.518 version. This dynamic link library only has one version. No other version has been released.

  1. 6.0.0.518 - 32 Bit (x86) Download this version

How to Download Shell20.dll Library? link

  1. First, click the "Download" button with the green background (The button marked in the picture).
    Download the Shell20.dll library
    Step 1:Download the Shell20.dll library
  2. When you click the "Download" button, the "Downloading" window will open. Don't close this window until the download process begins. The download process will begin in a few seconds based on your Internet speed and computer.

How to Install Shell20.dll? How to Fix Shell20.dll Errors? link

ATTENTION! In order to install the Shell20.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 Shell20.dll Library to the Windows System Directory link

  1. The file you downloaded is a compressed file with the extension ".zip". This file cannot be installed. To be able to install it, first you need to extract the dynamic link library from within it. So, first double-click the file with the ".zip" extension and open the file.
  2. You will see the library named "Shell20.dll" in the window that opens. This is the library you need to install. Click on the dynamic link library with the left button of the mouse. By doing this, you select the library.
    Choosing the Shell20.dll library
    Step 2:Choosing the Shell20.dll library
  3. Click on the "Extract To" button, which is marked in the picture. In order to do this, you will need the Winrar program. If you don't have the program, it can be found doing a quick search on the Internet and you can download it (The Winrar program is free).
  4. After clicking the "Extract to" button, a window where you can choose the location you want will open. Choose the "Desktop" location in this window and extract the dynamic link library to the desktop by clicking the "Ok" button.
    Extracting the Shell20.dll library to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the Shell20.dll library to the desktop
  5. Copy the "Shell20.dll" library and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" directory.
    Copying the Shell20.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
    Step 3:Copying the Shell20.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
  6. If your operating system has a 64 Bit architecture, copy the "Shell20.dll" library and paste it also into the "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" directory.
    NOTE! On 64 Bit systems, the dynamic link library must be in both the "sysWOW64" directory as well as the "System32" directory. In other words, you must copy the "Shell20.dll" library into both directories.
    Pasting the Shell20.dll library into the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
    Step 4:Pasting the Shell20.dll library into the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
  7. 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 5:Running the Command Prompt as administrator
  8. Paste the command below into the Command Line window that opens up and press Enter key. This command will delete the problematic registry of the Shell20.dll library (Nothing will happen to the library we pasted in the System32 directory, it just deletes the registry from the Windows Registry Editor. The library we pasted in the System32 directory will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Shell20.dll
    Cleaning the problematic registry of the Shell20.dll library from the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 6:Cleaning the problematic registry of the Shell20.dll library from the Windows Registry Editor
  9. 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 Shell20.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 Shell20.dll
    Uninstalling the Shell20.dll library's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
    Step 7:Uninstalling the Shell20.dll library's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
  10. We need to make a new registry for the dynamic link library in place of the one we deleted from the Windows Registry Editor. In order to do this process, copy the command below and after pasting it in the Command Line, press Enter.
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /i Shell20.dll
    Creating a new registry for the Shell20.dll library in the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 8:Creating a new registry for the Shell20.dll library in the Windows Registry Editor
  11. If the Windows version you use has 64 Bit architecture, after running the command above, you must run the command below. With this command, you will create a clean registry for the problematic registry of the Shell20.dll library that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Shell20.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Shell20.dll library (for 64 Bit)
    Step 9:Creating a clean registry for the Shell20.dll library (for 64 Bit)
  12. 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 Shell20.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 Shell20.dll Library to the Program Installation Directory link

  1. First, you need to find the installation directory for the program you are receiving the "Shell20.dll not found", "Shell20.dll is missing" or other similar dll errors. In order to do this, right-click on the shortcut for the program and click the Properties option from the options that come up.
    Opening program properties
    Step 1:Opening program properties
  2. Open the program's installation directory by clicking on the Open File Location button in the Properties window that comes up.
    Opening the program's installation directory
    Step 2:Opening the program's installation directory
  3. Copy the Shell20.dll library into the directory we opened.
    Copying the Shell20.dll library into the installation directory of the program.
    Step 3:Copying the Shell20.dll library into the installation directory of the program.
  4. The installation is complete. Run the program that is giving you the error. If the error is continuing, you may benefit from trying the 3rd Method as an alternative.

Method 3: Uninstalling and Reinstalling the Program That Is Giving the Shell20.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. After restarting your computer, reinstall the program.
  5. You can fix the error you are expericing with this method. If the dll error is continuing in spite of the solution methods you are using, the source of the problem is the Windows operating system. In order to fix dll errors in Windows you will need to complete the 4th Method and the 5th Method in the list.

Method 4: Fixing the Shell20.dll error with the Windows System File Checker 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. Paste the command in the line below into the Command Line that opens up and press Enter key.
    sfc /scannow
    fixing Windows system errors using the sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:fixing Windows system errors using the sfc /scannow command
  3. The scan and repair process can take some time depending on your hardware and amount of system errors. Wait for the process to complete. After the repair process finishes, try running the program that is giving you're the error.

Method 5: Fixing the Shell20.dll Error by Manually 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.

Guides to Manually Update for All Windows Versions link

  1. Guide to Manually Update Windows 10
  2. Guide to Manually Update Windows 8.1 and Windows 8
  3. Guide to Manually Update Windows 7 and Windows Vista
  4. Guide to Manually Update Windows XP

The Most Seen Shell20.dll Errors link

If the Shell20.dll library is missing or the program using this library has not been installed correctly, you can get errors related to the Shell20.dll library. Dynamic link libraries being missing can sometimes cause basic Windows programs to also give errors. You can even receive an error when Windows is loading. You can find the error messages that are caused by the Shell20.dll library.

If you don't know how to install the Shell20.dll library you will download from our site, you can browse the methods above. Above we explained all the processes you can do to fix the dll error you are receiving. If the error is continuing after you have completed all these methods, please use the comment form at the bottom of the page to contact us. Our editor will respond to your comment shortly.

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