Thursday, 1 May 2014

How to Resolve Runtime Error 216 Easily

If you are using windows operating system on your Pc then it is possible that you can face Runtime Error 216. This error is very common in windows operating system. Users get’s horrible experience when they face this error but the good thing is that it is not too much difficult to solve this error from your Pc. 

Do you know what is the most annoying thing about this runtime error 216 ? You will not able to find or identify this error on your Pc. This error is so dangerous that you have to try your best in location this error. But once if you are successful in finding this error on your Pc then it can be easily repaired.

What is Runtime Error 216 ?

This error generally occurs when you are trying to load an application on your system. The main cause behind this error is Backdoor.SubSeven which is always responsible for this error.

Backdoor.SubSeven is a trojan horse which takes users unauthorised access over their internet connection on their Pc. But no need to worry guys you can fix this error by using proper maintenance tool which can help you in removing the virus from your Pc.

How does this error attacks on your system ?

This runtime error 216 commonly attacks on Pc through unsolicited email. It is mostly in the form of a program file, named as Setup.exe. When user tries to run this program, it start displaying a failed error message. Once the user has clicked on this file, it start copying viruses on their system. 
This virus will unpack a specific DLL file in your system directory. Afterwards, this virus make necessary changes into your system directory files. The latest version of this virus copy a program and then register it on your Pc so that when you tries to execute any program on your Pc it will automatically shows you an error message.

How to identify Runtime Error 216 ?

You can easily identity Runtime Error 216 on your Pc by observing the symptoms listed below in the list:-
  • Your files will start disappearing/appearing.
  • Files will start downloading with a slow rate compared to regular speed.
  • Dialog boxes will start appearing automatically.
  • CD/DVD rom can eject anytime.
  • Audio files plays without your permission.

How to fix Runtime Error 216 

Runtime Error 216 can be little bit confusing but are not difficult in fixing out. Your very first step is to disconnect your system from the internet connection. But before disconnecting your Pc with internet connection kindly make sure that you should have all those programs which can help your in detecting trojans on your Pc. I have listed some essential programs below which you will be needing to solve this problem :-

1. Using Total System Care

Total System Care helps you in running a quick registry scan which helps you in detecting and in repairing the errors. Once you have successfully installed this program on your system simply open it and select registry button and then scan for issues. 

After you have finished with the scanning process carefully click the fix selected issues button. That’s all your system will automatically start repairing all type of errors which are attacking on your Pc.

2. Using Kaspersky TDSSKiller

This program is an anti rootkit which helps you in removing the infected files from your PC. You simply have to Start scanning your whole Pc with the help of this program and the rest of the work will be automatically be done. Kaspersky TDSSKiller will find all the infected files and immediately deleted them off from your Pc.

Overall Conclusion

I know that finding errors on your PC is not an easy task but you can do it easily by taking help of the above listed tools.

If you have any problem then you can surely leave a comment below in the comment box, I will try my best in solving your doubts. Also do not forgot to share this article among your friends circle…  


  1. I was starting to use this method and then my computer restarts. Didn't start the windows again. Cant repair nor format The drive cause it says there are no partitions.

  2. I always have this problem when am Installing syncrosoft emulator. dongle. Cled.exe with Windows 8. Windows7 works alright but I wanted to use Windows 8. Please any help?