6 Most Common DLL Errors and How to Fix Them

Easy Fixes for Common DLL Problems

DLL errors are some of the most common, frustrating, and complicated errors to troubleshoot and resolve. Fixing a DLL error is rarely as easy as replacing the DLL, something that I don't recommend doing even if it does fix the problem.

Below is a list of the most common DLL errors that computer users are seeing right now with links to easy to follow, step-by-step solutions that anyone can handle!

D3dx9_43.dll (D3dx9_43.dll Not Found)

"D3dx9_43.dll Not Found" and "D3dx9_43.dll is Missing" errors are usually caused by DirectX problems. You'll most often see d3dx9_43.dll errors when starting certain video games or advanced graphics programs.

Xinput1_3.dll (Xinput1_3.dll is Missing)

Xinput1_3.dl errors are similar to d3dx9_43.dll errors, which I talked about above. Fixing this issue usually involves reinstalling DirectX or updating video, sound, or game drivers.

Hal.dll (Missing Or Corrupt Hal.dll)

The error "Missing or corrupt hal.dll" and other hal.dll errors like it are often caused by boot.ini or hal.dll file issues. This error message usually appears as "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt - Windows root\system32\hal.dll. Please re-install a copy of the above file."

Kernel32.dll (Invalid Page Fault in Module Kernel32.dll)

"Explorer caused an invalid page fault in module Kernel32.DLL" is the most common kernel32.dll error message you'll see. Kernel32.dll errors are usually caused by software programs that are accessing areas of your system memory incorrectly.

Ntdll.dll (Unknown Hard Error Ntdll.dll)

In almost all cases, ntdll.dll errors are caused by software programs, not the operating system. Common error messages include "STOP: C0000221 unknown hard error \SystemRoot\System32\ntdll.dll", "NTDLL.DLL Error!" and others.

Ieframe.dll (Res://ieframe.dll/dnserror.htm#)

Ieframe.dll issues are usually seen one of two ways - "Res://ieframe.dll/dnserror.htm#" or "File Not Found C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\IEFRAME.DLL" and can be caused by many different underlying issues.