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Keeping track of shared DLL usage in Windows

How can I find out about shared DLLs in Windows?

Windows seems to keep track of shared DLLs in the registry under

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shared DLLs
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\InstalledFiles
Some of the entries there may be unreadable or the paths are wrong. You can try to correct those entries and delete the invalid ones that you cannot correct.

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