Download Wshext.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP (32 Bit and 64 Bit)

Wshext.dll download. The Wshext.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP (32 Bit and 64 Bit). You can fix "The file Wshext.dll is missing." and "Wshext.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.
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Dll Description:
Microsoft (r) Shell Extension for Windows Script Host
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Size:
  • 0.08 MB for 32 Bit (x86)
  • 0.1 MB for 64 Bit (x64)
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Wshext.dll Explanation link

The size of this dll file is 0.08 MB for 32 Bit and 0.1 MB for 64 Bit and its download links are healthy. It has been downloaded 1099 times already.

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All Versions of the Wshext.dll File link

The last version of the Wshext.dll file is the 5.8.9600.17415 version for 32 Bit and 5.8.9600.17415 version for 64 Bit. There have been 15 versions previously released. All versions of the Dll file are listed below from newest to oldest.

  1. 5.8.9600.17415 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  2. 5.8.9600.17415 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version
  3. 5.8.9600.16384 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  4. 5.8.9600.16384 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version
  5. 5.8.9200.16384 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  6. 5.8.7600.16385 - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-02-29) Download directly this version
  7. 5.8.7600.16385 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  8. 5.8.7600.16385 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version
  9. 5.7.0.18068 - 32 Bit (x86) (2014-02-28) Download directly this version
  10. 5.7.0.18068 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  11. 5.7.0.18068 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version
  12. 5.7.0.16599 - 32 Bit (x86) (2014-02-28) Download directly this version
  13. 5.7.0.16599 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  14. 5.6.0.8832 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  15. 5.6.0.8820 - 32 Bit (x86) (2014-02-28) Download directly this version
  16. 5.6.0.8820 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version

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    Start downloading the Wshext.dll file
    Step 1:Start downloading the Wshext.dll file
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Methods for Solving Wshext.dll link

ATTENTION! Before starting the installation, the Wshext.dll file needs to be downloaded. If you have not downloaded it, download the file before continuing with the installation steps. If you don't know how to download it, you can immediately browse the dll download guide above.

Method 1: Installing the Wshext.dll File to the Windows System Folder 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 dll file from within it. So, first double-click the file with the ".zip" extension and open the file.
  2. You will see the file named "Wshext.dll" in the window that opens. This is the file you need to install. Click on the dll file with the left button of the mouse. By doing this, you select the file.
    Choosing the Wshext.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the Wshext.dll file
  3. Click on the "Extract To" button, which is marked in the picture. In order to do this, you will need the Winrar software. If you don't have the software, it can be found doing a quick search on the Internet and you can download it (The Winrar software 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 dll file to the desktop by clicking the "Ok" button.
    Extracting the Wshext.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the Wshext.dll file to the desktop
  5. Copy the "Wshext.dll" file file you extracted.
  6. Paste the dll file you copied into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Pasting the Wshext.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 4:Pasting the Wshext.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  7. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, copy the "Wshext.dll" file and paste it into the "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" as well.
    NOTE! On Windows operating systems with 64 Bit architecture, the dll file must be in both the "sysWOW64" folder as well as the "System32" folder. In other words, you must copy the "Wshext.dll" file into both folders.
    Pasting the Wshext.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 5:Pasting the Wshext.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  8. First, we must run the Windows Command Prompt as an administrator.
    NOTE! We ran the Command Prompt on Windows 10. If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can use the same methods to run the Command Prompt as an administrator.
    1. Open the Start Menu and type in "cmd", but don't press Enter. Doing this, you will have run a search of your computer through the Start Menu. In other words, typing in "cmd" we did a search for the Command Prompt.
    2. When you see the "Command Prompt" option among the search results, push the "CTRL" + "SHIFT" + "ENTER
    3. " keys on your keyboard.
    4. A verification window will pop up asking, "Do you want to run the Command Prompt as with administrative permission?" Approve this action by saying, "Yes".
    Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
    Step 6:Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
  9. Paste the command below into the Command Line that will open up and hit Enter. This command will delete the damaged registry of the Wshext.dll file (It will not delete the file we pasted into the System32 folder; it will delete the registry in Regedit. The file we pasted into the System32 folder will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Wshext.dll
    Deleting the damaged registry of the Wshext.dll
    Step 7:Deleting the damaged registry of the Wshext.dll
  10. If you have a 64 Bit operating system, after running the command above, you must run the command below. This command will clean the Wshext.dll file's damaged registry in 64 Bit as well (The cleaning process will be in the registries in the Registry Editor< only. In other words, the dll file you paste into the SysWoW64 folder will stay as it).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Wshext.dll
    Uninstalling the Wshext.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Uninstalling the Wshext.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
  11. In order to cleanly recreate the dll file's registry that we deleted, copy the command below and paste it into the Command Line and hit Enter.
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /i Wshext.dll
    Reregistering the Wshext.dll file in the system
    Step 9:Reregistering the Wshext.dll file in the system
  12. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, after running the command above, you also need to run the command below. With this command, we will have added a new file in place of the damaged Wshext.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Wshext.dll
    Reregistering the Wshext.dll file in the system (for 64 Bit)
    Step 10:Reregistering the Wshext.dll file in the system (for 64 Bit)
  13. If you did the processes in full, the installation should have finished successfully. If you received an error from the command line, you don't need to be anxious. Even if the Wshext.dll file was installed successfully, you can still receive error messages like these due to some incompatibilities. In order to test whether your dll problem was solved or not, try running the software giving the error message again. If the error is continuing, try the 2nd Method to solve this problem.

Method 2: Copying the Wshext.dll File to the Software File Folder link

  1. First, you need to find the file folder for the software you are receiving the "Wshext.dll not found", "Wshext.dll is missing" or other similar dll errors. In order to do this, right-click on the shortcut for the software and click the Properties option from the options that come up.
    Opening software properties
    Step 1:Opening software properties
  2. Open the software's file folder by clicking on the Open File Location button in the Properties window that comes up.
    Opening the software's file folder
    Step 2:Opening the software's file folder
  3. Copy the Wshext.dll file into the folder we opened.
    Copying the Wshext.dll file into the file folder of the software.
    Step 3:Copying the Wshext.dll file into the file folder of the software.
  4. The installation is complete. Run the software 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 Software that Gives You the Wshext.dll Error link

  1. Open the Run tool by pushing the "Windows" + "R" keys found on your keyboard. Type the command below into the "Open" field of the Run window that opens up and press Enter. 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 and Features screen will come up. You can see all the softwares installed on your computer in the list on this screen. Find the software giving you the dll error in the list and right-click it. Click the "Uninstall" item in the right-click menu that appears and begin the uninstall process.
    Starting the uninstall process for the software that is giving the error
    Step 2:Starting the uninstall process for the software that is giving the error
  3. A window will open up asking whether to confirm or deny the uninstall process for the software. Confirm the process and wait for the uninstall process to finish. Restart your computer after the software has been uninstalled from your computer.
    Confirming the removal of the software
    Step 3:Confirming the removal of the software
  4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software that was giving the error.
  5. This process may help the dll problem you are experiencing. If you are continuing to get the same dll error, the problem is most likely with Windows. In order to fix dll problems relating to Windows, complete the 4th Method and 5th Method.

Method 4: Solving the Wshext.dll Problem by Using the Windows System File Checker (scf scannow) link

  1. First, we must run the Windows Command Prompt as an administrator.
    NOTE! We ran the Command Prompt on Windows 10. If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can use the same methods to run the Command Prompt as an administrator.
    1. Open the Start Menu and type in "cmd", but don't press Enter. Doing this, you will have run a search of your computer through the Start Menu. In other words, typing in "cmd" we did a search for the Command Prompt.
    2. When you see the "Command Prompt" option among the search results, push the "CTRL" + "SHIFT" + "ENTER
    3. " keys on your keyboard.
    4. A verification window will pop up asking, "Do you want to run the Command Prompt as with administrative permission?" Approve this action by saying, "Yes".
    Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
    Step 1:Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
  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 software giving you errors again.

Method 5: Fixing the Wshext.dll Errors by Manually Updating Windows link

Some softwares require updated dll files from the operating system. If your operating system is not updated, this requirement is not met and you will receive dll errors. Because of this, updating your operating system may solve the dll errors you are experiencing.

Most of the time, operating systems are automatically updated. However, in some situations, the automatic updates may not work. For situations like this, you may need to check for updates manually.

For every Windows version, the process of manually checking for updates is different. Because of this, we prepared a special guide for each Windows version. You can get our guides to manually check for updates based on the Windows version you use through 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

Our Most Common Wshext.dll Error Messages link

If the Wshext.dll file is missing or the software using this file has not been installed correctly, you can get errors related to the Wshext.dll file. Dll files being missing can sometimes cause basic Windows softwares 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 Wshext.dll file.

If you don't know how to install the Wshext.dll file you will download from our site, you can browse the methods above. Above we explained all the processes you can do to solve 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.

  1. "Wshext.dll not found." error
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  4. "Cannot register Wshext.dll." error
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  6. "This application failed to start because Wshext.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error

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