Problems with ShRegGetValueW and SHLWAPI.dll

By Badwolf
Dec 19, 2005
  1. Hi all

    A friend asked me to upgrade Windows on her laptop (she isn't networked and so hasn't had any updates for 2+ years). I downloaded SP2 and it installed ok - but when I rebooted it, it got through the scrolling blue bars, and I got "The procedure entry point SHRegGetValueW could not be located in the dynamic link library SHLWAPI.dll." It then rebooted. I tried in Safe Mode but the same thing happened.

    Am I looking at a reinstall here?

    Just to complicate things the System disc is in Kenya!! But that's my problem!!

  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Sounds more like one of the startup applications doesn't work properly. Have you tried isolating the problem with msconfig ?
  3. Badwolf

    Badwolf TS Rookie Topic Starter


    Unfortunately I never get that far - it reboots after the scrolling blue bars - before I get to a log on screen. So I don't get into Windows to be able to do anything.

    Any ideas?
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