APPWIZ.CPL Download, Repair, Location and Registry

Appwiz is a system file integrated into the windows operating system as a compressed security file. Appwiz.cpl is the full extension name of this file.  It is used by the command line arguments as well many dll files inside windows directory to use or reuse the “add or remove” function of Control Panel. Since the early innovation after NT systems Microsoft has profusely been blamed for using many compressed file formats since they deny providing information further information about the internal working mechanism of the program.

APPWIZ.CPL

Appwiz.cpl is the full name of the windows process for invoking the “Add or Remove” function of the control panel. Cpl extensions are used for calling control panel operations by windows. All the functions are pre defined in the cpl package and windows extensively uses this process for command line execution for the said work.

APPWIZ.CPL DOWNLOAD

You can download appwiz.dll directly from this link

APPWIZ.CPL LOCATION

Appwiz.cpl location is fixed and it can be found under System Root directory i.e “C:\windows\system32”

APPWIZ.CPL MISSING

Generally a missing Appwiz.cpl command signifies that the dll file required for the execution of “Add or remove program” is either corrupted or deleted. You may encounter this problem if you have accidently deleted this file while deleting the program which might have been using this program. Just download the fix mentioned above and paste the appwiz.dll file in its directory i.e “C:\windows\system32”

REPAIR APPWIZ.DLL PROBLEMS

Being a system file, the best way to repair this file will be by updating your OS directly from the Official Microsoft site. But if you are unable to do it just download the file from the link mentioned above and paste it inside the System32 folder.

HOW TO RUN APPWIZ.CPL AS ADMINISTRATOR

Sometimes it is a complete harassment to run a program that only allows administrator access. We cannot every time log in and logout to execute such programs. The Best way to do it will to type the following command in the RUN panel:

runas /user:COMPUTERNAME\Administrator “control appwiz.cpl”

APPWIZ.CPL PARAMETER

Parameter passing for this file is not possible via simple dos execution. By using dot net and dll libraries it might be possible to do so, but no simple process is available at the moment. Since all these files are compressed secured files of Microsoft generally no external parameter are allowed to be pass in command line execution. It’s a security issue.

APPWIZ.CPL COMMANDLINE

Appwiz Commandline execution can be carried out by writing this command (but without passing any arguments):

“C:\Windows\System32\appwiz.cpl”

APPWIZ REGISTERY INFORMATION

Sample Information is stated below——

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\{0da7bfdf-c0a0-44eb-be82-b7a82c4721de}

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\{FCC74B77-EC3E-4dd8-A80B-008A702075A9}

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0B124F8F-91F0-11D1-B8B5-006008059382}\InProcServer32

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0BFCF7B7-E7B6-433a-B205-2904FCF040DD}\InProcServer32

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0da7bfdf-c0a0-44eb-be82-b7a82c4721de}

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0da7bfdf-c0a0-44eb-be82-b7a82c4721de}\Elevation

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0da7bfdf-c0a0-44eb-be82-b7a82c4721de}\InProcServer32

Etc etc etc etc etc

REGSERV32 APPWIZ.CPL

This command is used for repairing the corrupted APPWIZ.DLL file in the system32 directory. The error can lead to corrupt add or remove function of control panel and hence if you are suffering from this problem try replacing the file in that folder with the genuine file provided above for download.

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