No such interface supported Windows 10 error [EXPERT FIX]

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No such interface supported

Windows 10 has been around for some time, but errors such as No such interface supported can appear once in a while. This error is related to faulty registry entries, and it can affect your entire PC, so today we’ll show you how to fix it.

How can I fix No such interface supported error message? This error can be caused by Windows Explorer glitch, so to fix it, be sure to restart Windows Explorer. If the problem still persists, try re-registering the required DLL files or perform a System Restore.

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How to fix No such interface supported error?

  1. Restart Windows Explorer
  2. Register a DLL
  3. Run the Troubleshooter Tool
  4. Run check disk in Command Prompt
  5. Use System Restore
  6. Delete cache

1. Restart Windows Explorer

Sometimes in order to fix No such interface supported you just need to restart Windows Explorer. You can do that by using these methods.

Command Prompt Method:

  1. Close all opened windows.
  2. From your Start Menu open Command Prompt and run it with Administrator rights.No such interface supported command prompt (admin)
  3. Now type taskkill /f /im explorer.exe, and press Enter.
  4. Now type in explorer.exe, and press Enter again.
  5. You’re good to go.

Task Manager Method:

  1. Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open your Task Manager.
  2. In the Process tab click on Show Processes From All Users, now select the Explorer and right click on it.
    No such interface supported task manager
  3. Now select End Process Tree.
  4. Next, click on the File menu in the Task Manager.
  5. Click on Run new task and type explorer.exe and click on OK.

2. Register a DLL

For this solution, you’ll need to open Command Prompt and do the following:

  1. In the Command Prompt window type regsvr32 c:windowssystem32actxprxy.dll and press Enter.
  2. Wait for the process to end and close the Command Prompt window.
  3. Restart your machine.

3. Use the Troubleshooter Tool

If you’re still having a tough time with No such interface supported error, we suggest you try using the Troubleshooter Tool. Follow these steps to do so:

  1. Open your Start Menu.
  2. Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter and then try installing any missing required, recommended, or optional updates.
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  3. Restart and see if that works.
  4. If that doesn’t work, try running the Windows App Troubleshooter.

4. Run check disk in Command Prompt

This method involves rooting out bad sectors and attempting to fix them. But do keep in mind, that if chkdsk tries to repair bad sectors, data on that drive might be lost.

  1. Click on the Start button and click on Programs and Accessories, then right-click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.
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  2. Type chkdsk /f :X and press Enter. Replace X with the letter that represents your system drive. In the event that you are prompted to dismount and schedule chkdsk on next restart, press Y and press Enter.
  3. Restart your computer.

5. Use System Restore

If all else failed, we recommend performing a System Restore on your machine, which will restore settings from a previous date where everything worked just fine. By doing so, you might fix No such interface supported error. In order to do this, follow these steps:

  1. From the Start Menu open your Control Panel.
  2. Now click on System and Security and select System.
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  3. Click on System Protection, and now select System Restore.
  4. Now click on Next, and select a suitable restore point.
  5. Click on Next again, and allow the process to finish.

6. Delete cache

This solution will remove all folder, menu settings from your Windows machine, allowing you to restart these settings. By doing so, you might be able to fix No such interface supported error.

  1. Open up your Command Prompt.
  2. Type each of the following commands one by one, pressing Enter after each command:
reg delete "HKCUSoftwareClassesLocal SettingsSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsShell" /f

reg delete "HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerStreams" /f

reg delete "HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerStuckRects2" /f

reg delete "HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerMenuOrder" /f

attrib -r -s -h "%userprofile%AppDataLocal*.db"

del "%userprofile%AppDataLocal*.db"
  1. Now close the Command Prompt and restart your machine.

We hope that these fixes were able to help you fix No such interface supported error. If so, feel free to let us know in the comments section below.

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