Fix "IEShims.dll Missing or Not Found" Error
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IEShims.dll Error Messages
You may have seen the error messages listed above when your start computer or software programs. Getting IEShims.dll error indicates that the file IEShims.dll is Missing or Corrupt, and the Windows registry may have problems, too.
We strongly suggest that you perform a quick scan to check IEShims.dll and errors.
What is IEShims.dll?
It is clear that IEShims.dll is a Dynamic Link Library (DLL) file used for the systems like Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista. It is easy to fix IEShims.dll errors following 4 steps, before repairing IEShims.dll problems, let's see some basic information about IEShims.dll file.
File Name: IEShims.dll
Developer: Microsoft Corporation
File Description: Internet Explorer Compatibility Shims
File Size: 200704 Byte
File Version: 8.0.7600.16385
Creation Time: 7/13/2009 4:43:08 PM
File Path: C:\WINDOWS\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-ie-ieshims_31bf3856ad364e35_8.0.7600.16385_none_621dcd50728e90c1\
Applied To: Windows 7/Vista/XP/2003/2000/NT/ME/98, 32-bit(x86) and 64-bit(x64) systems
How to Fix IEShims.dll Error? - Download DLL Repair Tool First!
Step 1: Reinstall System
When the reinstallation is complete, DO remember to check if the system you installed is the latest version. If not, please go to Microsoft website, download and install the latest package.
Step 2: Download IEShims.dll
If the reinstallation doesn't help fix IEShims.dll errors, you should download IEShims.dll and replace IEShims.dll file in its default folder.
And then take the steps below to re-register IEShims.dll.
Step 3: Clean your Windows Registry
IEShims.dll error messages refer to a corrupt registry. IEShims.dll file handles information of programs and your operating system. Any damage to the registry can lead to IEShims.dll errors. So you have to scan and clean your registry at least one time per month.
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Step 4: Scan your system for VIRUS or SPYWARE
Another reason that you get IEShims.dll error is because the IEShims.dll file is infected by virus or spyware, therefore you should download the latest antivirus/antispyware software to protect your computer. Download Microsoft Antispam HitMalware from Malware Protection Center to protect your computer against adware, worms, viruses, spyware and malware.