Jump to content
CCleaner Community Forums
Fred Nerk

missing shared DLL's

Recommended Posts

Not quite clear what your question is. Do you have some missing shared DLLs, or do you want to delete some so they will be missing? :)

 

When uninstalling software you are sometimes asked if you want to allow deletion of shared DLLs. If you are not 100% sure, better say No. If you have a recent full system backup, then you may reply Yes (which will allow you to restore if you deleted something by mistake).

 

Welcome to the CC forum, by the way!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When I use CC for issues there are a lot of missing shared DLL's

 

I have no idea if it is safe to delete them. I don't even know what missing shared DLL's are lol

 

thank for the welcome

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I see now. Shared DLLs (Dynamic Load Libraries) are DLLs that are shared between multiple applications. When uninstalling applications, and they are no longer needed (as explained in my previous post), they may be deleted.

 

However, sometimes references to these DLLs are still left in the registry, hence "Missing Shared DLL"s.

 

Always let Ccleaner take a backup of registry entries to be deleted, in which case it is pretty safe to delete just about anything Ccleaner find.

 

Happy Ccleaning!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

こんにちは pwillener,

 

I had the exact same question that Fred Nerk had:

Posted 19 April 2006 - 01:33 AM

How do you know what is safe to delete?

Missing shared DLL

 

You have partially answered it for me. You also said (as explained in my previous post).

 

Too learn more about DLL, I would like to go to this previous post but I don’t know how. What do I do?

 

Also, there are other issues in my present scan e.g. ActiveX/COM Issue, Help File Issue.

 

May I ask about these in this thread or must I post a new (or search for this) question?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wow, pretty old thread reopened. :D

What you you mean? Something to do with CCleaner's registry cleaner or with some othet software scanning DLL's?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

While old topic is old, the quick answer is found in my signature

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...

×
×
  • Create New...