Get Rid of Runtime Error 7—“Out of Memory”


There are many kinds of runtime error codes encountered by computer users. Among them, runtime error 7 is a common one. When you got the error on your PC, you also get a message called “Out of Memory”. If you think that the problem is caused by loss of memory or not enough memory, you are wrong. Actually the problem occurs due to a DLL file named FM20.dll. Many windows applications need this DLL file to perform normal functions, but sometimes it doesn’t work. So, your PC cannot run smoothly when there is a problem with this file. The complete error message is like this: Runtime Error “7″: Out of Memory


Steps to get rid of this runtime error:



Step 1: Remove FM20.dll from your computer. As it has caused the problem, we need to delete it first in case of causing further problem. This is vitally important as it means that if you’re looking to get the most out of your PC, you need to ensure that everything is working as smoothly as possible. After you’ve done that, you should then remove the comctl32.ocx file from your PC, as this may also be causing some problems that could lead to the runtime 7 error. This file is used to control various aspects of your software, and is used by many programs on Windows. Unregistering & then replacing the file will refresh it and allow it to run properly again.



Step 2: After remove the FM20.dll, you need to clean the registry left by the problem. This is a very important procedure. If the registries are not well cleaned, other problems may be caused in the future. To clean the registries, you need a registry cleaning tool. And then follow below steps:


  • 1. Download Registry Cleaning Tool and install it on your computer.
  • 2. Do a scanning to discover the registries.
  • 3. After scanning, there is a list of registry discovered.
  • 4. Delete the registries.



Step 3: Run a SFC scanning to check and fix the problem.

  • 1. Go to Start / All Programs / Accessories.
  • 2. Right click the Command Prompt item and select the ‘Run As Administrator’ option.
  • 3. Click Continue on the UAC prompt.
  • 4. In the command prompt window, type the following command: SFC /SCANNOW
  • 5. Press ENTER.