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[SOLVED] No such interface supported error message

[SOLVED] No such interface supported error message: You might receive “No such interface supported” error message when you are trying to use any services associated with explorer.exe for example when you right click on the desktop and select Personalize. Also, users are reporting that when they are trying to navigate in Windows, such as opening Display Properties or using my computer, they are faced with a similar error saying: “Explorer.exe – No such interface supported. To resolve this issue, use one of the below-listed methods.

[SOLVED] No such interface supported error message

[SOLVED] No such interface supported error message

Method 1: Run CCleaner and Malwarebytes

1.Download and install CCleaner & Malwarebytes.

2.Run Malwarebytes and let it scan your system for harmful files.

3.If malware is found it will automatically remove them.

4.Now run CCleaner and in the “Cleaner” section, under the Windows tab, we suggest checking the following selections to be cleaned:

ccleaner cleaner settings

5.Once you’ve made certain the proper points are checked, simply click Run Cleaner, and let CCleaner run its course.

6.To clean your system further select the Registry tab and ensure the following are checked:

registry cleaner

7.Select Scan for Issue and allow CCleaner to scan, then click Fix Selected Issues.

8.When CCleaner asks “Do you want backup changes to the registry?” select Yes.

9.Once your backup has completed, select Fix All Selected Issues.

10.Restart your PC.

Method 2: Re-register a specific DLL

1.Type cmd in Windows search bar then right-click on it and select Run as Administrator.

Cmd run as administrator

2.Type the following into the elevated Command Prompt and press Enter:

regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\actxprxy.dll

Re-register actxprxy dll file

3.Wait for the process to complete and restart your PC.

After the system restarts, check if you’re able to Fix No such interface supported error message, if not then continue with the next method.

Method 3: Re-register DLL’s

Make sure to create a restore point, just in case something goes wrong.

Note: Before trying this make sure to Run a complete virus scan of your system. Also, it’s recommended to run CCleaner and Malwarebytes mentioned in method 1 before re-registering DLL files.

1.Press Windows Key + Q then type cmd and right-click then select Run as Administrator.

Cmd run as administrator

2.Now type the following command in cmd and hit enter:

FOR /R C:\ %G IN (*.dll) DO "%systemroot%\system32\regsvr32.exe" /s "%G"

Note: The above command will take several minutes (which can stretch to an hour in some cases) to complete. There will be several C++ Runtime errors that will appear, so close every box that appears except the CMD ones. You might experience system slowdown but that’s normal considering this process takes a lot of memory.

3.Once the above process is complete, restart your PC to save changes.

Method 4: Delete Folder, Menu Settings, Thumbnail and Icon Caches

1.Type cmd in Windows search and right-click then select Run as Administrator.

2.Now type the following command and hit enter after each one:

a) reg delete "HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell" /f
b) reg delete "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Streams" /f
c) reg delete "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StuckRects2" /f
d) reg delete "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder" /f
e) attrib -r -s -h "%userprofile%\AppData\Local\*.db"
f) del "%userprofile%\AppData\Local\*.db"

3.Close the cmd and reboot your PC to save changes.

Method 5: Perform System restore

If nothing works till now then you could try to Restore your system to an earlier time when your system was working correctly. System Restore was able to Fix no such interface supported error message in some cases.

Method 6: Repair Install Windows 10

When you have tried everything, Repair Install Windows 10 is the last method which would definitely fix this issue without modifying or deleting any user data.

That’s it you have successfully Fix no such interface supported error message but if you still have any queries regarding this post feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

4 thoughts on “[SOLVED] No such interface supported error message”

  1. hello , thanks for this informative blog
    seems like Method 4 solves my problem upto some extent as i am not encountering this error now at some instants after running method 4 , but still getting same error every time i am running a particular program.
    Also , there is an error “the system was unable to find the specified registry key or value.” while running ” 3rd command” listed in method 4.
    any help regarding this ?

  2. Method 1 and Method 2 fail because Win 2008 r2 will not allow access to C:\ but gives the error msg. I’ll try Method 4.

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