What is Window.dll and how to fix it?

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What is Window.dll?

Window.dll– Windows’s dynamic link library. Some applications or games might need to work properly with this file. If Window.dll is missing, you may experience various types of errors when you start the application / game. Read the recommended solution below to fix those errors.

The Window.dll file is created by an unknown developer. The file is regarded as a threat because malware, trojan or other programs can hijack it. It has no security updates from the developer. There are instances of virus attack, but this file was not used. The level of the threat is 3.

Window.dll can be found at c:\windows\system32. The file size and the most recent DLL version are not available in records. Any such non-system process can be deleted from the background process list without affecting the Windows operating system performance.

How to check if WINDOW.DLL malware is affected on your computer?

If your system is affected by WINDOW.DLL malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  1. WINDOW.DLL occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  2. Erratic internet connection
  3. Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  4. Computer screen freezes
  5. PC’s processing speed suffers
  6. You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\windows\system32 you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to Fix WINDOW.DLL Errors?

Step 1: Use Microsoft Register Server to manually register WINDOW.DLL

When you install software that uses the WINDOW.DLL dependency, the software should automatically register the file for you. In some cases your DLL file may not register properly, and as a result, will provide a “WINDOW.DLL not registered” error. Fortunately, you can use a built-in utility called “Microsoft Register Server” (regsvr32.exe) to re-register your WINDOW.DLL file.

How to re-register WINDOW.DLL from a command prompt?

  1. Click the button Start.
  2. In the search box type “command “… and do not Hit ENTER!
  3. Hit ENTER by holding the CTRL-Shift keys.
  4. A permission dialog box will be prompted.
  5. Click Yes.
  6. Enter regsvr32/u WINDOW.DLL, type the following command.
  7. Hit Enter to make the file UN-REGESTER.
  8. Type the command following: WINDOW.DLL regsvr32/i.
  9. Hit ENTER, This will RE-REGISTER your file.
  10. Close the prompt window for command.
  11. Restart the WINDOW.DLL error re-launched program.

Step 2: Remove or Restore the file WINDOW.DLL from Recycle Bin

This may seem like an obvious or ridiculous step, but you may have accidentally deleted your WINDOW.DLL. Therefore, it should be checked to see if your recycle bin is there.

  1. Just double-click on the bin icon for recycling.
  2. Look for WINDOW.DLL in the upper right corner.
  3. If WINDOW.DLL file appears in the search results, select it, and move it to the following directory:
    1. Windows 95/98/Me = C:\Windows\System32\
    2. Windows NT/2000 = C:\Windows\System32\
    3. Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 = C:\Windows\System32\
    4. 64-bit Windows = C:\Windows\System32\
    5. After moving your WINDOW.DLL file, restart your computer.

Step 4: Drive your computer’s full malware scan

You are likely to experience a malware infection on your PC with your WINDOW.DLL error. These intruders can damage DLL- related files, corrupt them, or remove them. In addition, the WINDOW.DLL error that you experience might be related to a malicious program component itself.

Step 5: PC Driver updates

Fixed or updated device drivers may be linked to WINDOW.DLL errors. Drivers can work one day and, for a variety of reasons, suddenly stop working the next day. The good news is that the device driver can often be updated to fix the DLL issue.

Searching for the exact driver for your hardware device, including directly from Microsoft or its affiliated manufacturers, may be extremely difficult. So, we recommend getting them fix through above steps.

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Last Updated On January 15, 2019
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