Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

Professional Opinions
Ask a Question
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

troubleshooting Question

Self Registering DLL's

Avatar of Jay Schwegler
Jay SchweglerFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft Development
15 Comments1 Solution18434 ViewsLast Modified:
I have an application, which upon startup, registers a required DLL for integration with another product.

The main problem is that a standard windows user does NOT have the correct permissions to self register a DLL, so obviously the operation is failing under restricted accounts.

Even if I pre-register the DLL as an administrator, the DLL does not seem to be registered anymore when logging back on as a user, it seems to un-register itself. Is this behavior expected for self registering DLLs?

How can I get around this problem?
Avatar of _ys_

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 15 Comments.
See Answers