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How to Fix Error in Loading DLL at Startup

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Jan 15, 2024 • Filed to: Windows Computer Solutions • Proven solutions

Common error messages of loading DLL

Error in loading DLL occurs when a program calls upon a DLL file to perform a certain task, and the specified DLL cannot be loaded. These errors indicated by various error messages, such as:

What causes the error in loading DLL files

If a DLL fails to load, there can be numerous reasons for the error, listed below are the most common.

Part 1. How to Fix Error in loading DLL at Startup

Solution 1: Reinstall the program

Generally, reinstalling the program, you are trying to run will be the first recommended solution to fix the error in loading DLL at startup. But it would be best if you were always wary of uninstalling programs that share DLL files. When you are uninstalling the application, Windows will prompt that the DLL shared by this program may also be shared by other software, and clearing them may affect them that use it. If you are not sure about whether or not another program shares a DLL, it is best to leave it.

Solution 2: Clear and repair the registry

First, scan the computer to guarantee a clean environment for the system. Then clear and repair the registry. Usually, when the DLL error occurs, the Windows registry has been modified at the same time. The primary function of the Windows registry is to record every action on the system. It isn't effortless to handle it manually. You can use clean registry tools to do this work for you.

Solution 3: Repair Windows

If you still can't solve the problem, you can try to repair your Windows. Some Windows repair tools on the market can help you fix the error in loading DLL quickly and easily if you do not know how to resolve them manually.

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Part 2. How to Recover Lost Data Caused by Error in Loading DLL

Error in Loading DLL often comes along with data lost from your hard drive, with illegal operations that will result in the formatted hard drive and inaccessible data, and you do not have a recent data backup. Under these circumstances, you will need a computer data recovery software to retrieve your lost data back.

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