The jscript.dll error might appear while opening an application software or during boot/ shutdown interval. The file contains an important piece of information and commonly shared system resources.
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1. Download and install the Diagnostic
2. Run full scan
3. Perform system clean-up & repair
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Update Device Drivers
In most of the cases reported, this issue was caused due to outdated device drivers – software that facilitate communication between your operating system and hardware. Update the device drivers using the Free Wise Driver Care. Restart your computer after successful completion.
Run your PC in Safe Mode
You can access Windows normally in safe mode if the problem is caused due to invalid startup references to Jscript.dll file. In the safe mode, your computer prevents all third-party application software from running, so less likely you’ll receive an error. To run your Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8 machine in safe mode, open up System Configuration utility and set “Safe Mode” option under Boot tab. There are four types, viz. minimal, alternate shell, active directory repair and network. Keep the default option Minimal. In the case of earlier operating systems, pressing F8 key and choosing an appropriate option before boot interval works.
Update Device Drivers
The jscript.dll error could appear while playing a 3D video game because of outdated system drivers. Make sure the existing drivers are compatible with your system and obtain latest driver versions from the manufacturer’s website under Downloads section. You’ll be prompted to select the model of your graphics card, operating system version and system type (32 bit/ 64 bit).
Use SFC /ScanNow Command
This command is known to scan and repair corrupt system files. Besides, it scans for missing DLLs. It could be helpful in restoring the original version of Jscript.dll file.
Troubleshoot Registry Issues
Without needing to disable User Account Control, you can fix JSCript.dll file Registry problems. Each DLL file has its entries in Registry. Make sure the Registry entries referring to this file are functional. Here are the commands to deregister and reregister the file:
- REGSVR32 -U JSCRIPT.DLL
- REGSVR32 JSCRIPT.DLL
Rollback Major Changes
If you’ve recently changed any system settings or made necessary hardware changes, please rollback them. Uninstall any recently added hardware device.
Using System Restore might work in case of a significant change in system settings or Registry.
If a new driver update was installed before this error, you might have to rollback that particular driver using Driver Properties dialog.