Best Methods to Repair Windows PC Errors

In this article, we will take a look on the best methods to repair common Window PC errors, such as the dimsntfy.dll and "osetup.dll digital signature does not validate or is not present" errors. Though these two common Window errors form the basis of this article, but by no means do the solutions discussed here apply only to these two errors. You can use the tips in this article to resolve the majority of common Window application errors.

We have divided the article into three sections the first two are reserved for the two errors listed above and in the last section we provide tips on how to prevent common application errors (including the 2 we discuss) from occurring.

Osetup.dll error

The file osetup.dll is associated with Microsoft Office suite. You may encounter the error message; osetup.dll digital signature does not validate or is not present when you try to install Office 2007.

The above behavior is reported due to some problem with the digital signature of the osetup.dll file. To resolve the DLL error, manually start the Office 2007 installation process. To achieve this, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Start, click Run, click the Browse button, and then navigate to your CD drive.
  2. Locate and double-click setup.exe.

Dimsntfy.dll error

Dimsntfy.dll (DIMS Notification Handler) is an important Windows file. Typically, a dimsntfy.dll error occurs when the file is missing from the system32 folder (remember core Window files are stored in this folder) or is corrupt.

To repair errors pertaining to Windows core files, such as dimsntfy.dll, make use of the System File Checker or SFC command-line utility. This utility replaces the missing or corrupt file from the Windows cache folder or Windows installation disc.

Are you wondering if an average PC user can to use the SFC utility? If you are, then rest assured that running the SFC is simple. Just perform the following steps:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then press Enter.
  2. In the Command Prompt window, type sfc /scannow and press Enter.

Note: You may be prompted to insert your original Windows CD, so keep the Window sinstallation disc handy when you run this command.

Tips to prevent common Window PC errors, such as the ogacheckcontrol.dll error

Make use of the following tips to prevent common PC errors from occurring.

Tip #1 Keep your PC secure from malicious programs

Malware programs, if present on your computer, can cause various errors by deleting important files or by interfering with essential running processes. Beside this, malware are also a threat to your confidential data. So, install a robust protective software and run regular malware scans to secure your Windows PC from malicious programs.

Tip #2 Install only original software

Do not use Pirated software. Pirated software is loosely written and can make your PC unstable by throwing random errors and consuming huge amounts of system resources.

Tip #3 Clean your registry

The registry is the most critical component of Windows – so take good care of it. Seek the help of a reliable registry cleaning tool to ensure it remains clean, compact, and healthy.

Regularly perform the above steps to prevent common Windows errors from occurring on your system.


This guest article written by James Ricketts

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