Simple Ways to Prevent Jscript.dll Missing Error


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.

Download the Diagnostic

There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.

  1. Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
  2. Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
  3. Restart your computer.

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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The jscript.dll error could appear while playing a 3D video game because of outdated system drivers.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:


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.



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