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"entry point SHRegGetValueW could not be located in the dynamic dynamic link library SHLWAPI.dll"

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Is this a fix that will resolve other "entry point" errors?

I have a computer that is saying "The procedure entry point SHRegGetValueW could not be located in the dynamic
link library SHLWAPI.dll"  On the blue title-bar the name of the application is "bcmwltry.exe"

Before anyone sends me a link to https://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/WinXP/Q_21169927.html, please note that I have already read this fix, but I haven't tried it.  I would like to know if the resolution mentioned there will fix my problem, too.  What do you think?

By the way, the machine only gets as far as the initial log-in screen, and I cannot get past the error message to fiddle with it.  Tryed *Last Known Good* and Safe Mode, but the problem persists!  If I could only get to the task manager...  Arg!!!
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