ExLVwU.ocx - Download, Register, and Fix ActiveX Errors

Last Updated: 12/07/2023
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OCX files such as ExLVwU.ocx are categorized as Win32 DLL (Dynamic link library) files. As a ExplorerListView ActiveX Control (Unicode) file, it was created for use in TimoSoft ExplorerListView by Fabio Martin.

The initial introduction of ExLVwU.ocx released in Bullzip PDF Printer Free was for Windows 10 on 02/17/2019. The newest file release date for 7 Sticky Notes 1.9 was 01/08/2013 [version].

In this article, you will find detailed ExLVwU.ocx information, a OCX file troubleshooting guide, and a list of versions that are available for free download.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: ExLVwU.ocx
File Extension: OCX file extension
Description: ExplorerListView ActiveX Control (Unicode)
Object File Type: Dynamic link library
Comments: Designed for Visual Basic. This software is freeware!
File Operating System: Win32
MIME Type: application/octet-stream
User Popularity Rating:
Developer and Software Information
Software Program: TimoSoft ExplorerListView
Legal Copyright: Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Timo "TimoSoft" Kunze
Developer: Fabio Martin
Software: 7 Sticky Notes
Software Version: 1.9
File Details
Character Set: Unicode
Language Code: English (U.S.)
File Flags: (none)
File Flags Mask: 0x003f
Entry Point: 0x3d91b
Code Size: 646656

What are ExLVwU.ocx Error Messages?

ActiveX-Related ExLVwU.ocx Errors

ExLVwU.ocx is considered a type of COM file, or Component Object Model, most commonly known as an ActiveX control. ActiveX controls like ExLVwU.ocx are used by 7 Sticky Notes and other software to display media-related content. Therefore, your will most likely encounter a ExLVwU.ocx error when attempting to load an audio or video clip, or view some variety of embedded website content. Some of the most common ExLVwU.ocx ActiveX errors include:

These OCX errors are most commonly due a missing or corrupt OCX. If your file is missing or corrupt, this could be caused by improper computer shutdown, or a malware infection, both of which could corrupt (or even delete) ExLVwU.ocx. If your ExLVwU.ocx is corrupted or missing, and therefore cannot be properly loaded by 7 Sticky Notes, this will result in an error message.

Finally, another common cause of ExLVwU.ocx ActiveX errors can be contributed to an ActiveX-related subkey missing from the Windows registry. Broken DLL (Dynamic Link Library) references in the Windows registry can prevent ExLVwU.ocx from registering properly, resulting in an ActiveX error. These broken references (registry keys) are usually triggered by a moved or missing file, or as a result of a leftover DLL file reference after a shared program has been uninstalled.

How to Fix ExLVwU.ocx Errors in 4 Steps (Time to complete: ~5-15 minutes)

If you're encountering one of the error messages above, follow these troubleshooting steps to resolve your ExLVwU.ocx issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.

Step 1: Use Microsoft Register Server (regsvr) to Manually Register Your ExLVwU.ocx File

When you install 7 Sticky Notes, or another software that uses the ExLVwU.ocx dependency, the software should register the file automatically. Sometimes your OCX file won't get registered properly and will trigger a "ExLVwU.ocx not registered" error. Thankfully, Microsoft included a handy built-in utility called "Microsoft Register Server" (regsvr32.exe) to enable you to manually re-register your ExLVwU.ocx file.

How to re-register ExLVwU.ocx from an elevated command prompt (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "command" (do not presss ENTER yet)
  3. While holding CTRL-Shift, hit ENTER.
  4. You will be prompted with a permission dialog box.
  5. Click Yes.
  6. Type this command: regsvr32 /u ExLVwU.ocx
  7. Hit ENTER. This process will UN-register your file, allowing you to RE-register it.
  8. Type this command: regsvr32 /i ExLVwU.ocx
  9. Hit ENTER. This process will RE-register your file.
  10. Close the command prompt window.
  11. Re-start 7 Sticky Notes.

regsvr32 /u ExLVwU.ocx

Step 2: Restore your PC back to the latest restore point, "snapshot", or backup image before error occurred.

To begin System Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. When you see the search box, type "System Restore" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click System Restore.
  4. Please enter the administrator password (if applicable / prompted).
  5. Follow the steps in the System Restore Wizard to choose a relevant restore point.
  6. Restore your computer to that backup image.

If the Step 1 fails to resolve the ExLVwU.ocx error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 3: If recently installed 7 Sticky Notes (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling 7 Sticky Notes software.

You can uninstall 7 Sticky Notes software by following these instructions (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Uninstall" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click "Add or Remove Programs"
  4. Find the entry for 7 Sticky Notes 1.9 and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall 7 Sticky Notes software.

If this Step 2 fails as well, please proceed to the Step 3 below.

7 Sticky Notes 1.9

Fabio Martin

Step 4: Perform a Windows Update.

When the first two steps haven't solved your issue, it might be a good idea to run Windows Update. Many ExLVwU.ocx error messages that are encountered can be contributed to an outdated Windows Operating System. To run Windows Update, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Update" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the Windows Update dialog box, click "Check for Updates" (or similar button depending on your Windows version)
  4. If updates are available for download, click "Install Updates".
  5. After the update is completed, restart your PC.

If Windows Update failed to resolve the ExLVwU.ocx error message, please proceed to next step. Please note that this final step is recommended for advanced PC users only.

If Those Steps Fail: Download and Replace Your ExLVwU.ocx File (Caution: Advanced)

If none of the previous three troubleshooting steps have resolved your issue, you can try a more aggressive approach (Note: Not recommended for amateur PC users) by downloading and replacing your appropriate ExLVwU.ocx file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free ExLVwU.ocx files for every applicable version of 7 Sticky Notes. Please follow the steps below to download and properly replace you file:

  1. Locate your Windows operating system version in the list of below "Download ExLVwU.ocx Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate 7 Sticky Notes folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
    Windows 10: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
    Windows 10: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  4. Restart your computer.

If this final step has failed and you're still encountering the error, you're only remaining option is to do a clean installation of Windows 10.

GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve ExLVwU.ocx problems. To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. If you are not currently backing up your data, you need to do so immediately.

Download ExLVwU.ocx Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying ExLVwU.ocx to your appropriate Windows system directory. Fabio Martin typically does not release 7 Sticky Notes OCX files for download because they are bundled together inside of a software installer. The installer's task is to ensure that all correct verifications have been made before installing and placing ExLVwU.ocx and all other OCX files for 7 Sticky Notes. An incorrectly installed OCX file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

Windows 10

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MSCOMCTL.OCX Windows Common Controls ActiveX Control DLL MSCOMCTL (6.01.9786) 1071088 C:\Windows\SysWOW64\migration\
MCI32.OCX MCI OLE Control DLL MCI (6.00.8169) 198456 C:\Windows\System32\downlevel\
MSCOMCT2.OCX Microsoft Common Controls 2 ActiveX Control DLL Microsoft Common Controls 2 Object Library (6.01.9782) 662288 C:\Users\Tester\AppData\Local\Temp\CDE1541D-56A...
richtx32.ocx RichTx32.OCX RichText (6.01.9782) 212240 C:\Windows\Temp\D9A81149-09D5-4235-B26C-1270D55...
COMCTL32.OCX Windows Common Controls ActiveX Control DLL COMCTL (6.00.8106) 1351392 C:\Windows\System32\sru\

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diagerr.xml Extensible Markup Language 7 Sticky Notes 1.9 44109 C:\Windows\Panther\UnattendGC\
EtwRTEventLog-System.etl Microsoft Event Trace Log 7 Sticky Notes 1.9 656 C:\Windows\System32\LogFiles\WMI\RtBackup\


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