The msvbm60.dl file belongs to the Visual Basic Run time library from Microsoft. This DLL file comprises the program codes that are use to run programs written in Visual Basic.
If there is a problem with this file, Visual Basic-based applications may stop working and make your PC unstable. In this article, we will look at some common msvbm60.dll errors and their solutions.
Msvbm60.dll Issues with Internet Explorer
Issues with msvbm60.dll may prevent your Internet Explorer from opening a website. The following error message may appear on your screen:
?Iexplore has caused an error with msvbm60.dll?
You can fix the error by using either of the two methods discussed below:
Method 1: Configure Internet Explorer to Display Script-related Errors
- In the Internet Explorer window, go to Tools and select Internet Options.
- Next, in the Internet Options window, click Advanced.
- Here, clear the check box against the following options
a. Display Script debugging (Internet Explorer)
b. Display a notification about every script error
Method 2: Repair Internet Explorer files.
- Go to Start and click the Run command.
- In the open box, copy and paste the following and press Enter.
rundll32 setupwbv.dll,IE6Maintenance "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Setup\SETUP.EXE" /g "C:\WINDOWS\IE Uninstall Log.Txt
Here, the setupwbv.dll file contains functions that are required to repair Internet Explorer.
Note: If you use Internet Version other than version 6.0, type your version number in place of 6 in the above command. For instance, if you use Internet Version 7.0, then change IE6 to IE7. Leave everything as it is. Also, as the above command is case sensitive, so it is better for you to copy and paste it, instead of writing it down.
In most cases, either one of the above steps should permanently solve the msvbm60.dll issue. However, if the error reappears, we recommend that you download the vbrun60sp5.exe file from the Microsoft Website.
Common msvbm60.dll errors
Typically, msvbm60.dll errors occur when you start or shut down your computer. You may also encounter msvbm60.dll error messages when you try to install or run a program or application.
Listed below are common msvbm60.dll error messages:
- ?The file msvbm60.dll not found?
- ?msvbm60.dll file is missing?
- ?Cannot start this application. An important component: msvbm60.dll is missing. Install the application to fix the error.?
Most of these msvbm60.dll errors are caused due to missing DLL files. Other reasons for msvbm60.dll errors include malware infection or registry errors.
Depending on the cause, you can perform any of the following steps to get rid of msvbm60.dll errors from your computer:
Download msvbm60.dll from the Microsoft Website:
Msvbm60.dll is a part of the Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 service pack 5. The file gets installed on your computer when you download the vbrun60sp5.exe file. You can download this file from the Microsoft Website.
Run a Virus and Spyware Scan of Your Complete System ?
Malware programs, such as virus, adware, and spyware often corrupt DLL files by editing or deleting the codes embedded in the DLL files. As a result, a DLL error is generated every time a program attempts to run the infected file.
To ensure the msvbm60.dll error is not occurring due to an infected DLL, we recommend that you scan your entire system, using reliable antimalware tools, such as STOPzilla Antivirus and Spyware Cease.
Schedule Regular Registry Scans
A corrupt registry is often the root cause of DLL errors. To maintain a healthy and compact registry, schedule regular registry scans, using a reliable registry cleaning tool, such as RegServe. You can use this registry cleaning tool to perform a custom search to locate and fix DLL errors.