What causes DLL errors?
DLL errors can be caused due to a number of reasons. Some of them are listed below: • A shared DLL gets removed when you uninstall an application using it. • A later version of DLL is overwritten by an older version when you install an application. • Problems in hardware devices, such as memory and I/O buses that are controlled by DLLs. • Damaged DLL due to a problem with an application accessing it. • DLLs not properly registered in the registry. • Incorrect DLL entries in the registry. DLL corruption due to malware infestation. How to fix DLL errors Windows DLL errors are usually fixed based on the source of the problem. When we go through the causes of DLL errors we notice that there are four sources of DLL errors: Applications, Hardware, Malware, and Registry. Errors Due to Application If a DLL error occurs due to overwriting or deletion of a DLL after you install or uninstall an application, then, in most of the cases, you can resolve the issue by restoring the DLL. You may also l