What is comctl32.dll?

comctl32.dll is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the comctl32.dll version information.

comctl32.dll's description is "User Experience Controls Library"

comctl32.dll is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\WinSxS\x86_Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.2600.2180_x-ww_a84f1ff9\' folder.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on comctl32.dll:

PropertyValue
Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionUser Experience Controls Library
Internal namecomctl32
Original filenamecomctl32.DLL
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version6.00.2900.2180
File version6.0 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionUser Experience Controls Library
Internal namecomctl32
Original filenamecomctl32.DLL
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights..
Product version6.00.2900.2180
File version6.0 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)

Folder name variants

comctl32.dll may also be located in other folders than C:\WINDOWS\WinSxS\x86_Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.2600.2180_x-ww_a84f1ff9\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD55af68a5e44734a082442668e9c787743
SHA25607e47bbb7a5c78a156bd98a8b5df59d4a0a7ed7bdeca0791c36e11546f5b275c

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