Adsiedit.dll is a dll file that can often cause errors. In some cases, it’s the “Adsiedit.dll file is missing or corrut” error, but sometimes the problem is more difficult to detect because the error messages you receive don’t reflect it. In this article we are going to discuss ways to fix the adsiedit.dll error the easy way.
What is adsiedit.dll?
Adsiedit.dll is a dll file that belongs to ADSI Edit – a Microsoft Windows Server tool that can be used to edit raw Active Directory Services Interfaces (ADSI) protocols. It can be used to edit one object or a number of small objects in the Active Directory. This tool has its pros and cons, but it is very popular and a lot of people use it.
How to fix adsiedit.dll errors?
When adsiedit.dll errors occur, using the ADSI Edit tool becomes impossible. When this happens, the first thing you should do is uninstall and reinstall the ADSI Edit tool. That should fix the problem. But be aware that you will not be able to install ADSI Edit if the adsiedit.dll file is not registered. So in some cases you will need to register it first. Here is how:
- run the regsvr32 command to register Adsiedit.dll before you run Adsiedit.msc
- navigate to the directory that contains adsiedit.dll
- run the following command: regsvr32 adsiedit.dll
After this you should be able to use the ADSI Edit tool without any problems. You can read more about using ADSI Edit on Microsoft website.