Method 2: Copy the Comctl32.dll File from Another Computer
Copy the Comctl32.dll file version 5.8 or later from a different computer of the same operating system (OS) to the computer that is experiencing any of the problems listed in the "Symptoms" section of this article.
To determine the version of the Comctl32.dll file that is installed on your computer, follow these steps:
NOTE: Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
Click Start, point to Find, and then click Files or Folders.
NOTE: In Microsoft Windows 2000, click Start, point to Search, and then click For Files or Folders.
Change the Look in box to your local hard disk drive. For example, change the Look in box to either (C:) or Local Harddrives (C:;D:).
In the Named box, type Comctl32.dll and then click Find Now.
NOTE: In Microsoft Windows 2000, in the Search for files or folders named box, type Comctl32.dll and then click Search Now.
After the Comctl32.dll file is found, click to select Comctl32.dll. On the File menu, click Properties.