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Fix ‘Class Not Registered’ Error in Windows 10, other versions of Windows Easily

by Fahad Saleem

Several Windows 10 users have complained that they keep seeing ‘Class Not Registered’ error in Windows 10, mostly when trying to search from Cortana. There are various reasons for class not registered problem in Windows. In this article we will take a look at some easy solutions to this problem.

Solution 1

First, you should try making Microsoft Edge as your default browser instead of Chrome or any other browser. This approach has led to the fix of this problem for many users.

Solution 2

Another useful way to get rid of class not registered error in Windows is to execute System File Checker scan. For this, go to start->all programs and click on Accessories when right click on command prompt and then select ‘Run as Administrator’. Now click on Continue or supply Administrator credentials if prompted.

Now in the command prompt run the following command:

sfc /scannow

You should check if you face class not registered error in Safe mode in Windows. To run the computer in safe mode, follow the steps given below.

Restart the computer and press and hold F8 key before the appearance of the welcome screen or Windows sign. Now from the advanced boot option select ‘Safe mode’.

Solution 3

Open command prompt and execute the following command.


A window will open, go to Component Services tab on the left side and then go to Computers->My Computer->  DCOM Config. It will ask you to register components. Click yes as many times as you are asked. Now restart the computer. The problem should be fixed.

Solution 4

Open the powershell command window and type and enter the following command.

Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

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