microsoft.directx.dll File Information
  • DLL File Name:microsoft.directx.dll
  • File Type:Win32 DLL
  • Product Name:Microsoft DirectX for Windows
  • Developer:Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version:2 versions available
  • File Size:218KB - 318.79KB
  • Language Code:English (U.S.)
  • Character Set:Unicode - Windows, Latin1
  • MD5 Checksum:Multiple Files
  • Copyright:© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Microsoft.directx.dll Errors and Solutions

Microsoft Managed DirectX Helper Classes Debug

The file microsoft.directx.dll is a 32bit Windows DLL module for Microsoft DirectX for Windows software or other related programs. The file and the associated Microsoft DirectX for Windows software was developed by Microsoft Corporation. The file was licensed as © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

microsoft.directx.dll file is a critical component for the software to work properly and without any dll error messages. You may receive an error message like the ones below that indicates the file is not found, damaged, or the wrong version.

  • This application failed to start because microsoft.directx.dll was not found.
  • The file microsoft.directx.dll is missing or corrupted.
  • A required component is missing: microsoft.directx.dll. Please install the application again.
  • Error loading microsoft.directx.dll. The specified module could not be found.
  • The program can't start because microsoft.directx.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
  • Microsoft.directx.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error.

To fix the error, you need to copy the missing microsoft.directx.dll file to your system or replace the corrupted dll file with a working one by following the instructions below. There are 2 different versions of the dll file available for download with sizes between 218KB - 318.79KB.

How to Install microsoft.directx.dll

You can download microsoft.directx.dll for free from the download section on this page. After you download the compressed file, unzip it to a convenient location on your computer. In order to fix dll related errors, you need to copy the .dll file to the installation folder of the application or game, or install .dll file directly to Windows (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 10).

Install DLL File to Program Folder

Copy the extracted microsoft.directx.dll file to the installation folder of the application or game.

Check if the problem is solved. If the problem persists or you are not sure which software is having problems, install the .DLL file directly to Windows.

Register DLL File Using Microsoft Register Server

Copy the file to "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\" (32bit)

Copy the file to "C:\Windows\System32\" (64bit)

You can install the .dll file in both system folders without any problems. In order to complete this step, you must run the Command Prompt as administrator.

Open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" on your keyboard.

Right-click the "Command Prompt" search result and click the "Run as administrator" option.

Paste the following command into the Command Line window that opens up and press Enter key.

%windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe microsoft.directx.dll & %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe microsoft.directx.dll

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Download microsoft.directx.dll
Version OS Size Language MD5 DL
9.15.779.0 32bit 318.8KB English 1bd1b.. 32bit 218KB English 0c453..

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