DLL file missing or deleted

The system is complaining of a library (DLL) is missing? It is possible to some extent to find it by following these steps:

Show hidden files system

In My Computer, click Tools, then Folder Options and then Display.

  • Check the Show hidden files and folders
  • Uncheck Hide extensions for file types is known
  • Uncheck the Hide protected files OS

Accept the changes.

Let Windows repair the damaged DLL

  • Insert the Windows CD into the CD.
  • Go to: Start / Run / type “cmd” / press “ok”
  • In the console that appears, enter:
      sfc / scannow

Windows will then make an analysis of any. Dll files missing or damaged and will automatically replace them.

Darcos thank you to the forum for this tip!

Retrieve the DLL in the Windows cache

Using Explorer or the desktop, position yourself in the following directory:

  C: \ Windows \ System32 \ dllcache


  C: \ WinXP \ System32 \ dllcache

Select the DLL corresponding to that demanded by the system, copy it and paste it into the parent directory (C: \ Windows \ System32).

to highlight it. On the right side of the window, right-click on the name of the DLL missing. In the context menu that appears, click Copy.

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