4 Ways to Fix Autoit Error in Windows 11

Many users reported getting an Autoit error when starting Windows 11. the complete message is as below:

Line (File:”C:\Google\Googleupdate.a3x”)):

Error: Error opening the file.

The path is shown in the error message and may vary by user. In fact, the Auto it bug was caused by Veronica’s malware. If you also encounter the Autoit error message, please continue reading below. Next, we will introduce several methods to fix Windows 11 Autoit error.

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How to Fix Autoit Error in Windows 11

Fix 1: Delete the registry key

Note: Modifications to the registry may cause damage to the system. Therefore it is recommended to backup the registry by following the steps below before modification. Registry Editor > Go to File > Export > Save Backup File.

1. Use Windows+R to open the Run dialog

2. Type regedit and press Enter

3. In the UAC window that opens asking for permissions, click Yes

4. In the Registry Editor window, on the search bar at the top, copy-paste the following location


5. Find and delete the following keys from the right. To delete a key, right-click the key and select Delete.

Fix 2: Remove AutoIt

1. Use the Windows+R keys to open the Run dialog.

2. Type in appwiz.cpl and press Enter.

3. In the window that opens, find AutoIt and click the three dots next to it.

4. Click the Uninstall button.

5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

remove autoit

Fix 3: Remove AutoIt from script

1. Download Autoruns for Windows.

2. Open the Explorer window and double-click Autoruns64.exe

3. Now, with Autorun turned on, in the Filter field, enter Autoit3 and press Enter.

4. Find the autoit script and right-click it.

5. Select the Delete option.

Fix 4: Reset Windows

1. Use the Windows+R keys to open the Run dialog.

2. Type the command: ms-settings:recovery and press Enter.

3. In the window that opens, click the Reset PC button.

4. In the Reset this PC window, click Keep my files.


If you are facing the the Autoit error in Windows 11, you are strongly recommended to try the solutions above. Users confirmed that the ways we provide are effective to the Autoit error.


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