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"OCX File Missing" or "OCX File Not Registered" error after updating Windows

Christopher H Updated by Christopher H


The following error message(s) are displayed:

  • OCX File is Missing
  • OCX File is Not Registered

These messages usually mention a specific OCX file by name.


OCX files are installed and used by the software and are typically located in the Windows folder. In rare instances Windows updates can affect OCX files in different ways.


Reinstall the software to repair / restore these files.

See: Reinstalling and Repairing Software

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