Jump to content
CCleaner Community Forums
Sign in to follow this  
cpsi3rd

After SpeedFan download, Speccy shows red error message under spec items

Recommended Posts

Good morning everyone,

 

I've encountered an unusual problem with the Speccy program following a download of the SpeedFan temperature/fan speed monitoring program. I have already notified Alfredo (at SpeedFan) of this issue & he suggested I post the problem here.

 

Problem Description: (All actions described here performed while logged in under my Windows Default Administrator account)

 

Following the Speedfan download, I attempted to run the Speccy program. Under all but two of the system specification items, a red message appeared stating, "Cannot initialize spc.dll."

 

(I have been using Speccy for quite a while now & never had this issue before)

 

I then uninstalled the SpeedFan program via Add/Remove Programs and tried running Speccy with the same error message showing up yet again. Next, I uninstalled Speccy via Add/Remove Programs. When I tried to remove the Speccy folder in C:\Program Files, a dialog box opened advising that removing the folder might cause some other programs to not function properly & asked if I wished to proceed. I clicked on <CONTINUE>.

 

After about 3 seconds, another box opens up stating, "Access Denied...the folder may be write-protected, etc, etc." I then came here and downloaded the Speccy program (from Piriform site). When I attempted to run it, once more I see the red message stating, "Cannot initialize spc.dll."

 

I've run quick scans with Avast AV (free), MBAM, & SAS; All were clean.

 

My question: How can I resolve this problem so I can regain use of the Speccy program?

 

Thank you for your time and any suggestions! :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Have you tried the latest versions of both programs? Reboot after the installation(s)? How about portable version of Speccy (doesn't need installation)?

Also which OS are you using?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...