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Manually Registering a Missing OCX

For example when upgrading SimplyPats to SimplyPats 7-0-7 you may receive the following message:

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This happens because one of the SimplyPats files has failed to install correctly.


How to Manually re Register the OCX

NOTE! This Guide is for 64 bit versions of Windows 7 or 8 Operating Systems
Please contact us if you are unsure or using a 32 bit Operating System


Step 1

From the Programs Menu (click on the Start Button)
Find and click the Accessories folder and right mouse click the Command Prompt option.
Select Run As Administrator

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Step 2

When asked to allow this program to make changes, select YES.

Step 3

You will now see a black window with the command prompt

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Step 4

At the command prompt type the following
cd..\syswow64
now press the enter key

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Step 5

At the new prompt type the following
regsvr32 scomm32.ocx
and press the enter key

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Step 6

Hopefully you should see the following message:

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(if you do not - please contact SimplyPats support for help)

Step 7

Finally at the command prompt, type the following
Exit
and press the Enter Key

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The command prompt will close.

Step 8

Finally re run your copy of SimplyPats and check that it starts ok.


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