Windows 10 system is very cool & advance Operating System but this OS is still vulnerable with some traditional errors like “DLL File is Missing”.
Like previous versions of Windows OS, DLL errors are still appearing and averting the tasks in Windows 10 systems.
If your PC or Laptop is showing DLL errors while executing any apps, games and other services then don’t worry as you can easily fix any kind of DLL Issues with the help of below given tutorial.
I have written some tutorials over different dll issues like:
- How to Fix Xinput1_3.Dll Not Found or Missing Errors?
- [Solved] “ERROR_DLL_INIT_FAILED” Or “0x8007045A ERROR_DLL_INIT_FAILED” Error
- Steps to Solve Ois.dll error for windows 10
- [Solved] Missing wimgapi.dll Files in Windows 10, 8.1, 8 and others
- Guide to Repair FirewallAPI.dll is Missing / Not Found Error Messages
- Steps to Fix Demoplayer.dll is Missing / Not Found Error Messages
- [Solved] Windows 10 lcore.exe missing dll MSVCR110.DLL
If your system is throwing a DLL error message which is present in the above given list of blogs then click on them and read how to get rid of DLL errors.
Otherwise continue to this tutorial.
What is DLL Files & How DLL Errors are generated?
DLL (Dynamic Link Library) Files are one of the important system files, these files are necessary for executing almost every program in Windows 10.
A single DLL file is share by more than one app/service, why so when a dll file gets damaged or corrupt then it affects all the linked apps.
DLL files helps OS programs to find the free HDD space, find a file in a particular folder, link to other service and more.
So, once a DLL file which is linked by a certain app gets damaged then you won’t be able to execute that app.
And whenever you will try to run the app an error message will be generated like “DLL Not Found” and “Missing DLL“
That’s all about the DLL file now let’s try some advance methods to fix DLL files missing error in Windows 10.
Tutorial to Repair DLL files Missing Error in Windows 10
Before applying any given fixes it is recommended to make sure that all the device drivers are updated.
To verify system drivers you should go with a professional Driver Checker tool. This tool is one of the best ways to overcome from any kinds of system driver related issue and it is well matched with the Windows 10 OS.
Manual Fix for DLL Errors
Fix 1 – Run SFC Scanner
Windows 10 contains an inbuilt tool to verify and repair system files known as SFC Scanner or Systems File Checker tool.
This tool will help you to deal with some critical DLL errors on your computer.
With the help of SFC one can easily get rid of missing DLL issues. Simply follow the below given steps:
Step 1: Open Command prompt with admin rights.
Click on the Start Menu button -> Right Click on the Command Prompt and select “Run as Administration” option.
Step 2: Now you need to run below given command. Type the below given command carefully on the command prompt and press enter button to execute it.
Step 3: The SFC command will scan the entire system files along with the dll files.
So it will take while to accomplish.
Step 4: Once SFC completed the scanning and fixing process then after it reboot your computer.
Step 5: Now, you need to verify that DLL error is still exists or not.
To do this run the app that was previously showed DLL errors. If DLL error is fixed then enjoy your system otherwise go through the other given fixes.
To know more about SFC, visit: Microsoft’s Official Page
Fix 2 – Run DISM
DISM or Deployment Image & Servicing Management is a well known inbuilt feature of Windows system.
Running DISM is as same as the running SFC tool.
It is found that DISM tool fixes dll errors when SFC Scanner fails to repair them. So it is recommended to run DISM, apply the below given steps:
Step 1: Again open the command prompt as guided in the Fix 1 (Step 1).
Step 2: Now you need to run the below given command into the Command Prompt,
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
Step 4: This command will take a while to finish the scanning process.
Step 5: At last, reboot your computer
Check that dll error is fixed or not.
If fixed then say thanks to the Microsoft DSIM’s tool.
But if system is still showing the error then you need to follow below given “download and place” method.
know more about DISM on Microsoft’s Blog
Fix 3 – Download a DLL File Manually
Above discussed SFC and DISM fixes are very effective and able to deal with all types of DLL errors.
But sometime they get unable to fix the issue because of any internal causes.
In this fix we will discuss a self invented method, downloading the desired or missing dll file and placing them in their accurate place.
First you need to find which DLL file is missing, to do this read the appeared error message carefully.
The error message must contain the name of dll file, it is like: “filename.dll”
After getting the file name, you need to download it from the internet.
Now the main part is where to place the downloaded file. Put the freshly downloaded file inside of System32 directory. Or follow the below given path:
That’s all. Restart your PC or laptop and enjoy your error free system.
Automatic Solution for DLL Errors
All the above given manual fixes for DLL errors are very effective but also difficult. If you are unable to go through the manual fixes then don’t worry as you can easily get rid of Windows 10 DLL Errors automatically.
Go through the Windows 10 DLL Repair tool, download-Install and run this tool. It will automatically run a deep scan for any system error and also update the outdated drivers.
This software is very advance and automatically replaces the damaged corrupt or misplaced dll files.
If you are new with the system and don’t know how to execute manual tricks then it is strongly recommend for you to download this tool.
This error repair software is complete safe and tested by our software engineers. It is the most suitable way to get rid from dll errors, system errors, driver issues, slow computers and other system issues.
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