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Runtime error 216

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By Genesis and SheilaUpdated on June 3rd, 2022

What is Runtime error 216?

Runtime error 216 is an error that usually occurs in a Windows computer when it is infected by a SubSeven Trojan Virus.

How can you fix Runtime error 216?

Some of the solutions to this error include running an anti-virus scan.

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

1. Run Anti-virus scan

Runtime error 216 could be caused by a malware. Please run your anti-virus to delete it. In addition, you may want to boot your Windows in a Clean boot.

Run Anti-virus scan
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Boot as Clean boot first to disable all third-party applications. See the YouTube video below.

Then run an anti-virus software to delete the application that is causing the Runtime error 216. If you don’t have an antivirus check this link here.

  1. Disable your Internet connection, or disconnect the ethernet cable or turn off / remove WiFi.
  2. Run the antivirus.
  3. Do a full scan to eliminate Malware.
  4. Run Windows Update.
  5. Check if Runtime error 216 is fixed.