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Re: Corrupted webio.dll
« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2018, 10:47:16 PM »
Microsoft has a way of fixing this. It has happened before.
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/b0240d7a-8542-4b7c-91a0-a09feaabf075/webiodll-eror?forum=w7itpromedia
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... error box pops up with this message; "c:\windows\system32.webio.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error.  Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support"
Further on when opening Outlook another pop-up happens - this time an error with this message:  "The required file WINHTTP.dll cannot be found in your path  Install Microsoft Office Outlook again."  Outlook seems fine however, all mail downloads without a hitch. 
Do you have another PC that has Internet ? If so, you can get an ISO of the Windows 7 install DVD.  Free downloads are available, but you have to be sure you get the right version.
Just search free download webio.dll and find free sites

Here is how to get it from the DVD.
http://blog.nirsoft.net/2009/09/17/how-to-extract-missing-system-files-from-the-dvd-of-windows-7vista/
You can download the ISO from Microsoft with the product key.

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    Re: Corrupted webio.dll
    « Reply #16 on: February 08, 2018, 03:29:23 AM »
    Did you use safe mode with networking?

    I've tried Safe Mode with and without networking.

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      Re: Corrupted webio.dll
      « Reply #17 on: February 08, 2018, 03:37:34 AM »
      Just search free download webio.dll and find free sites
      I've tried replacing it with a copy from my PC, which is also running 64 bit Win 7, but upon replacing, it prompts for administrator permission, despite I'm already logged is as administrator.

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      Re: Corrupted webio.dll
      « Reply #18 on: February 08, 2018, 04:03:51 AM »
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      I've tried replacing it with a copy from my PC, which is also running 64 bit Win 7, but upon replacing, it prompts for administrator permission, despite I'm already logged is as administrator.

      Being logged in as administrator doesn't mean applications have administrator permissions. You need to click "Continue" on the dialog/prompt in order to provide Windows Explorer with the appropriate permissions.

      I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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        Re: Corrupted webio.dll
        « Reply #19 on: February 08, 2018, 03:46:47 PM »
        You need to click "Continue" on the dialog/prompt in order to provide Windows Explorer with the appropriate permissions.

        Upon pasting the webio.dll file, the prompt is :

        Destination Folder Access Denied. You need permission to perform this action.

        And the options are "Try Again" and "Cancel".

        No matter how many times I click "Try Again", it won't work.

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        Re: Corrupted webio.dll
        « Reply #20 on: February 08, 2018, 03:52:38 PM »
        Try taking ownership of the destination folder. Add "take ownership" to your context menu: http://www.windows7home.net/add-take-ownership-to-right-click-menu-in-windows-7/

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          Re: Corrupted webio.dll
          « Reply #21 on: February 08, 2018, 08:02:54 PM »
          Try taking ownership of the destination folder.

          Warning from the link you provided:

          Note:  Do NOT take ownership of files or foders under C:\Windows.

          Well, the System32 folder is.....

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          Re: Corrupted webio.dll
          « Reply #22 on: February 09, 2018, 06:16:43 AM »
          I've never had an issue taking ownership of any folder on any system and I've been using "take ownership" for many years. As long as you are the admin it should not be an issue. However, you might want to create an image of the drive prior to taking ownership just for peace of mind. In fact, you should ALWAYS use disc imaging software on a regular basis as your primary backup regimen.

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            Re: Corrupted webio.dll
            « Reply #23 on: April 01, 2018, 05:09:20 AM »
            I've never had an issue taking ownership of any folder on any system and I've been using "take ownership" for many years. As long as you are the admin it should not be an issue.
            Sorry for leaving this post for quite some time. Was busy thus putting the laptop aside.

            I've added the "Take Ownership" option to the context menu and run it on the System32 folder, but still getting the same prompt that I need permission in order to replace the webio.dll file. So I boot into safe mode, and this time I'm able to replace the webio.dll. However, the issue still persist despite with an "healthy" webio.dll.

            Meanwhile, I notice one thing that I didn't in the past - on the webio.dll error pop up, the dialogue box header reads "AVGUI.exe - Bad Image" and "avguix.exe - Bad Image". So, seems like AVG is causing the problem.

            So I tried to remove AVG in normal mode and safe mode, but fail with "Unexpected Error" with error code 0xc00700c1. I've tried different removal tool from AVG but doesn't work. The AVG_Clear tool fails to run due to the same webio.dll error. The AVG_Remover tool only detected and remove the AVG Internet Security but not the AVG Antivirus FREE.

            I'll try to contact AVG for support on this.