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Copied downloaded .dll files to both syswow64 and system32 folders

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  • I have a problem. Actually I messed up a little. I was having an error while opening a game error 0xc00007b unable to start app... So, I found a solution which was related to downloading .dll files. I actually copied all .dll files (after downloading) to both syswow64 and system32 folder. Later I read on a forum that 32 bit dll files should be copied to syswow64 folder and 64bit to system32 folder. I messed up. I copied every file in both the folders. I think it would cause errors.
    I am using windows 10 64bit.
    Should I reinstall my windows?
    • Moved by Just KarlModerator Monday, June 20, 2016 9:57 PM Looking for the correct forum.
    Sunday, June 19, 2016 4:19 PM

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  • Hello,

    I'd ask in the Windows 10 forum on Microsoft Community.

    As the Microsoft Community is on a different platform, we cannot move the question for you.

    Once there, click on Participate near the top of the screen, and select 'Ask a Question' or 'Start a Discussion'

    Karl


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    Monday, June 20, 2016 9:57 PM
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  • Hello,

    The 'Academic Initiatives - Technical Queries' forum is for posts Related to technical / coding / programming related issues as related to Microsoft's Academic Initiatives.

    As it's off-topic here, I am moving the question to the Where is the forum for... forum.

    Karl


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    Monday, June 20, 2016 9:57 PM
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  • Hello,

    I'd ask in the Windows 10 forum on Microsoft Community.

    As the Microsoft Community is on a different platform, we cannot move the question for you.

    Once there, click on Participate near the top of the screen, and select 'Ask a Question' or 'Start a Discussion'

    Karl


    When you see answers and helpful posts, please click Vote As Helpful, Propose As Answer, and/or Mark As Answer.
    My Blog: Unlock PowerShell
    My Book: Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible
    My E-mail: -join('6D73646E5F6B61726C406F75746C6F6F6B2E636F6D'-split'(?<=\G.{2})'|%{if($_){[char][int]"0x$_"}})

    Monday, June 20, 2016 9:57 PM
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