Download OINFO12.OCX and Fix ActiveX Errors

Last Updated: 04/15/2021
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The development of 2007 Microsoft Office system by Microsoft prompted the latest creation of OINFO12.OCX. It is also known as a Microsoft System Information Office Extension file (file extension OCX), which is classified as a type of Win32 DLL (Dynamic link library) file.

The first version of OINFO12.OCX for Office 2007 was seen on 01/30/2007 in Windows Vista. The latest version update [v12.0.4518.1014] for Microsoft Office Basic 2007 was 11 released on 07/28/2009. OINFO12.OCX is included in Windows 10 and Windows Vista versions.

Below, you find comprehensive file information, instructions for simple OCX file troubleshooting, and list of free OINFO12.OCX downloads for each available file version.

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File Overview


General Information
File Name: OINFO12.OCX
File Extension: OCX file extension
Description: Microsoft System Information Office Extension
Object File Type: Dynamic link library
File Operating System: Windows NT 32-bit
MIME Type: application/octet-stream
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Developer and Software Information
Software Developer: Microsoft Corporation
Software Program: 2007 Microsoft Office system
Legal Copyright: © 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
File Details
Character Set: Windows, Latin1
Language Code: English (U.S.)
File Flags: (none)
File Flags Mask: 0x003f
Entry Point: 0x535c2
Code Size: 443392


What are OINFO12.OCX Error Messages?


ActiveX-Related OINFO12.OCX Errors

OINFO12.OCX is considered a type of COM file, or Component Object Model, most commonly known as an ActiveX control. ActiveX controls like OINFO12.OCX are used by Microsoft Office Basic 2007 and other software to display media-related content. Therefore, your will most likely encounter a OINFO12.OCX error when attempting to load an audio or video clip, or view some variety of embedded website content. Some of the most common OINFO12.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) OINFO12.OCX. If your OINFO12.OCX is corrupted or missing, and therefore cannot be properly loaded by Microsoft Office Basic 2007, this will result in an error message.

Finally, another common cause of OINFO12.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 OINFO12.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 OINFO12.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 OINFO12.OCX issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.


Step 1: Use Microsoft Register Server (regsvr) to Manually Register Your OINFO12.OCX File

When you install Microsoft Office Basic 2007, or another software that uses the OINFO12.OCX dependency, the software should register the file automatically. Sometimes your OCX file won't get registered properly and will trigger a "OINFO12.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 OINFO12.OCX file.

How to re-register OINFO12.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 OINFO12.OCX
  7. Hit ENTER. This process will UN-register your file, allowing you to RE-register it.
  8. Type this command: regsvr32 /i OINFO12.OCX
  9. Hit ENTER. This process will RE-register your file.
  10. Close the command prompt window.
  11. Re-start Microsoft Office Basic 2007.

regsvr32 /u OINFO12.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 OINFO12.OCX error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 3: If recently installed Microsoft Office Basic 2007 (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling Microsoft Office Basic 2007 software.

You can uninstall Microsoft Office Basic 2007 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 Microsoft Office Basic 2007 11 and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall Microsoft Office Basic 2007 software.

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

Microsoft Office Basic 2007 11

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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 OINFO12.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 OINFO12.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 OINFO12.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 OINFO12.OCX file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free OINFO12.OCX files for every applicable version of Microsoft Office Basic 2007. 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 OINFO12.OCX Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate Microsoft Office Basic 2007 folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\MSInfo\
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\MSInfo\
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\MSInfo\
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\MSInfo\
    Windows Vista: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\MSInfo\
  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 OINFO12.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 OINFO12.OCX Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)


CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying OINFO12.OCX to your appropriate Windows system directory. Microsoft typically does not release Microsoft Office Basic 2007 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 OINFO12.OCX and all other OCX files for Microsoft Office Basic 2007. An incorrectly installed OCX file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

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