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

Controls.dll download. The Controls.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP. You can fix "The file Controls.dll is missing." and "Controls.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.
Download Price:
Free
Dll Description:
Controls ActiveX Control Module
Versions:
Size:
0.41 MB
Operating Systems:
Developers:
Directory:
C
Downloads:
1110 times.

What is Controls.dll? What Does It Do?

The Controls.dll file is a system file including functions needed by many softwares, games, and system tools. This dll file is produced by the Microsoft, Nero.

The size of this dll file is 0.41 MB and its download links are healthy. It has been downloaded 1110 times already.

Operating Systems Compatible with the Controls.dll File

All Versions of the Controls.dll File

The last version of the Controls.dll file is the 1.6.982.36 version that was released on 2012-06-30. Before this version, there were 1 versions released. Downloadable Controls.dll file versions have been listed below from newest to oldest.

  1. 1.6.982.36 - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-06-30) Download directly this version
  2. Unknown - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version

How to Download Controls.dll File?

  1. Click on the green-colored "Download" button on the top left side of the page.
    Download process of the Controls.dll file's
    Step 1:Download process of the Controls.dll file's
  2. "After clicking the Download" button, wait for the download process to begin in the "Downloading" page that opens up. Depending on your Internet speed, the download process will begin in approximately 4 -5 seconds.

How to Install Controls.dll? How to Fix Controls.dll Errors?

ATTENTION! Before continuing on to install the Controls.dll file, you need to download the file. If you have not downloaded it yet, download it before continuing on to the installation steps. If you are having a problem while downloading the file, you can browse the download guide a few lines above.

Method 1: Copying the Controls.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 "Controls.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 Controls.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the Controls.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 Controls.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the Controls.dll file to the desktop
  5. Copy the "Controls.dll" file and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Copying the Controls.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 3:Copying the Controls.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  6. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, copy the "Controls.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 "Controls.dll" file into both folders.
    Pasting the Controls.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 4:Pasting the Controls.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  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. Let's copy the command below and paste it in the Command Line that comes up, then let's press Enter. This command deletes the Controls.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor (The file that we copied to the System32 folder does not perform any action with the file, it just deletes the registry in the Windows Registry Editor. The file that we pasted into the System32 folder will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Controls.dll
    Deleting the Controls.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 6:Deleting the Controls.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor
  9. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, after doing the commands above, you also need to run the command below. With this command, we will also delete the Controls.dll file's damaged registry for 64 Bit (The deleting process will be only for the registries in Regedit. In other words, the dll file you pasted into the SysWoW64 folder will not be damaged at all).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Controls.dll
    Uninstalling the damaged Controls.dll file's registry from the system (for 64 Bit)
    Step 7:Uninstalling the damaged Controls.dll file's registry from the system (for 64 Bit)
  10. We need to make a clean registry for the dll file'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 Controls.dll
    Making a clean registry for the Controls.dll file in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
    Step 8:Making a clean registry for the Controls.dll file in Regedit (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 Controls.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Controls.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Controls.dll file (for 64 Bit)
    Step 9:Creating a clean registry for the Controls.dll file (for 64 Bit)
  12. 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 Controls.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 Controls.dll File to the Software File Folder

  1. First, you must find the installation folder of the software (the software giving the dll error) you are going to install the dll file to. In order to find this folder, "Right-Click > Properties" on the software's shortcut.
    Opening the software's shortcut properties window
    Step 1:Opening the software's shortcut properties window
  2. Open the software file folder by clicking the Open File Location button in the "Properties" window that comes up.
    Finding the software's file folder
    Step 2:Finding the software's file folder
  3. Copy the Controls.dll file into the folder we opened.
    Copying the Controls.dll file into the file folder of the software.
    Step 3:Copying the Controls.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: Doing a Clean Install of the software That Is Giving the Controls.dll Error

  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. On the Programs and Features screen that will come up, you will see the list of softwares on your computer. Find the software that gives you the dll error and with your mouse right-click it. The right-click menu will open. Click the "Uninstall" option in this menu to start the uninstall process.
    Uninstalling the software that gives you the dll error
    Step 2:Uninstalling the software that gives you the dll error
  3. You will see a "Do you want to uninstall this software?" confirmation window. Confirm the process and wait for the software to be completely uninstalled. The uninstall process can take some time. This time will change according to your computer's performance and the size of the software. After the software is uninstalled, restart your computer.
    Confirming the uninstall process
    Step 3:Confirming the uninstall process
  4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software that was giving 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 Controls.dll Problem by Using the Windows System File Checker (scf scannow)

  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. Type the command below into the Command Line page that comes up and run it by pressing Enter on your keyboard.
    sfc /scannow
    Getting rid of Windows Dll errors by running the sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:Getting rid of Windows Dll errors by running the sfc /scannow command
  3. The process can take some time depending on your computer and the condition of the errors in the system. Before the process is finished, don't close the command line! When the process is finished, try restarting the software that you are experiencing the errors in after closing the command line.

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

Some softwares need updated dll files. When your operating system is not updated, it cannot fulfill this need. In some situations, updating your operating system can solve the dll errors you are experiencing.

In order to check the update status of your operating system and, if available, to install the latest update packs, we need to begin this process manually.

Depending on which Windows version you use, manual update processes are different. Because of this, we have prepared a special article for each Windows version. You can get our articles relating to the manual update of the Windows version you use from the links below.

Windows Update Guides

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

Our Most Common Controls.dll Error Messages

It's possible that during the softwares' installation or while using them, the Controls.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 Controls.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. "Controls.dll not found." error
  2. "The file Controls.dll is missing." error
  3. "Controls.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register Controls.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find Controls.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because Controls.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error