A Quick Guide to Resolving Error 2738

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Fixing Error 2738

Error 2738 - What is it?

The error code 2738 typically occurs either when you attempt to install a program or uninstall it on Windows Vista and 7. The error message is displayed in the following format:

“Error 2738. Could not access VBScript run time for custom action.”

It is a type of runtime error associated with VB (Visual Basic) Script. It indicates that VB script engine is not correctly registered on your computer.

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Error Causes

The error 2738 may occur due to multiple reasons. These include:

  • Windows VB Script engine is not properly installed or is disabled on your PC
  • Registry keys are incorrect
  • Corrupt registry entries
  • Poor PC maintenance

As this error code may be generated due to registry issues, it is advisable to fix it immediately as it may pose serious threats to your system like system failure, crash and valuable data loss. And complete data retrieval is often the hardest task.

Further Information and Manual Repair

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To avoid such threats and to resolve the error 2738 on your PC immediately, here are some solutions that you can try:

Register the VB Script Engine Correctly on Your PC

This can be done by running the command prompt as administrator:-

  • Simply go to the start menu, click all programs and select accessories.
  • Right click on Command Prompt and select ‘run as Administrator’.
  • Navigate to the folder that contains the DLL. If you are using Windows 32 bit version, then type cd %windir%system32 into the Command Prompt and then press enter.

Nonetheless, if you are using 64 bit version Windows then type the following command: regsvr32 vbscript.dll and then press enter. This will help you register the VB script engine correctly and resolve the issue.

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If the error still persists, then this means the underlying cause of the error 2738 could be invalid and corrupt registry keys. To resolve either of the causes in seconds, it is advisable to install and run Total System Care.

How to fix error 2738

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The registry saves all activities performed on the PC. It stores all types of files including invalid registry keys, cookies, internet history, junk files and temporary files.

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