registering a .dll in windows 7 32bit

I'm having trouble registering a .dll in windows 7.  when i call up the command prompt and type regsrv32 xxx.dll i just get a unrecognizable message.  Can someone give me an easy way to do this.  For some reason a .dll that is in the right directory is not working.  I keep getting an error message when trying a search function with our ERP software that the .ddl is missing.  
I am going to edit the system variables to attempt i fix but i would like to know this in case that does not clear up the issue.
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MetMcCommented:
You have to run the command prompt as administrator I believe.
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MetMcCommented:
As in don't pull it up by typing in cmd, right click on the command prompt link and click Run as administrator.   Just to clarify.
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
The register program is also called regsvr32.exe, not regsrv32.exe   Here is a web page telling how to register a DLL file:

http://windows7themes.net/how-to-register-dll-files-in-windows-7.html
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