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

Colctrl.dll download. The Colctrl.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP. You can fix "The file Colctrl.dll is missing." and "Colctrl.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.
Download Price:
Free
Dll Description:
SQLColCtrl Module
Versions:
Size:
0.27 MB
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Directory:
C
Downloads:
521 times.

What is Colctrl.dll? What Does It Do?

The Colctrl.dll file is a dynamic link library developed by Microsoft. This library includes important functions that may be needed by softwares, games or other basic Windows tools.

The size of this dll file is 0.27 MB and its download links are healthy. It has been downloaded 521 times already.

Operating Systems Compatible with the Colctrl.dll File

Other Versions of the Colctrl.dll File

The latest version of the Colctrl.dll file is 1.0.0.0 version. This dll file only has one version. There is no other version that can be downloaded.

  1. 1.0.0.0 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now

Guide to Download Colctrl.dll

  1. Click on the green-colored "Download" button (The button marked in the picture below).
    Starting the download process for Colctrl.dll
    Step 1:Starting the download process for Colctrl.dll
  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.

Methods for Solving Colctrl.dll

ATTENTION! In order to install the Colctrl.dll file, you must first download it. If you haven't downloaded it, before continuing on with the installation, download the file. 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: Copying the Colctrl.dll File to the Windows System Folder

  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 "Colctrl.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 Colctrl.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the Colctrl.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 Colctrl.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the Colctrl.dll file to the desktop
  5. Copy the "Colctrl.dll" file file you extracted.
  6. Paste the dll file you copied into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Pasting the Colctrl.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 4:Pasting the Colctrl.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  7. If your operating system has a 64 Bit architecture, copy the "Colctrl.dll" file and paste it also into the "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" folder.
    NOTE! On 64 Bit systems, the dll file must be in both the "sysWOW64" folder as well as the "System32" folder. In other words, you must copy the "Colctrl.dll" file into both folders.
    Pasting the Colctrl.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 5:Pasting the Colctrl.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  8. 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
  9. 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 Colctrl.dll file (Nothing will happen to the file we pasted in the System32 folder, it just deletes the registry from the Windows Registry Editor. The file we pasted in the System32 folder will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Colctrl.dll
    Cleaning the problematic registry of the Colctrl.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 7:Cleaning the problematic registry of the Colctrl.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor
  10. 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 Colctrl.dll registry for 64 Bit (The cleaning process only involves the registries in Regedit. In other words, the dll file you pasted into the SysWoW64 will not be damaged).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Colctrl.dll
    Uninstalling the Colctrl.dll file's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Uninstalling the Colctrl.dll file's problematic registry from Regedit (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 Colctrl.dll
    Reregistering the Colctrl.dll file in the system
    Step 9:Reregistering the Colctrl.dll file in the system
  12. 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 Colctrl.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Colctrl.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Colctrl.dll file (for 64 Bit)
    Step 10:Creating a clean registry for the Colctrl.dll file (for 64 Bit)
  13. 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 Colctrl.dll file 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 Colctrl.dll File to the Software File Folder

  1. First, you need to find the file folder for the software you are receiving the "Colctrl.dll not found", "Colctrl.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 Colctrl.dll file into the folder we opened.
    Copying the Colctrl.dll file into the file folder of the software.
    Step 3:Copying the Colctrl.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 Colctrl.dll Error

  1. Open the Run window by pressing the "Windows" + "R" keys on your keyboard at the same time. Type in the command below into the Run window and push Enter to run it. This command will open the "Programs and Features" window.
    appwiz.cpl
    Opening the Programs and Features window using the appwiz.cpl command
    Step 1:Opening the Programs and Features window using the appwiz.cpl command
  2. The Programs and Features window will open up. Find the software that is giving you the dll error in this window that lists all the softwares on your computer and "Right-Click > Uninstall" on this software.
    Uninstalling the software that is giving you the error message from your computer.
    Step 2:Uninstalling the software that is giving you the error message from your computer.
  3. Uninstall the software from your computer by following the steps that come up and restart your computer.
    Following the confirmation and steps of the software uninstall process
    Step 3:Following the confirmation and steps of the software uninstall process
  4. 4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software that was giving you the error.
  5. You may be able to solve the dll error you are experiencing by using this method. If the error messages are continuing despite all these processes, we may have a problem deriving from Windows. To solve dll errors deriving from Windows, you need to complete the 4th Method and the 5th Method in the list.

Method 4: Solving the Colctrl.dll error with the Windows System File Checker

  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
    solving Windows system errors using the sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:solving 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 software that is giving you're the error.

Method 5: Getting Rid of Colctrl.dll Errors by Updating the Windows Operating System

Most of the time, softwares have been programmed to use the most recent dll files. If your operating system is not updated, these files cannot be provided and dll errors appear. So, we will try to solve 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

  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

Most Seen Colctrl.dll Errors

It's possible that during the softwares' installation or while using them, the Colctrl.dll file was damaged or deleted. You can generally see error messages listed below or similar ones in situations like this.

These errors we see are not unsolvable. If you've also received an error message like this, first you must download the Colctrl.dll file by clicking the "Download" button in this page's top section. After downloading the file, you should install the file and complete the solution methods explained a little bit above on this page and mount it in Windows. If you do not have a hardware problem, one of the methods explained in this article will solve your problem.

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

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