What is WZGDIP32.DLL and how to fix it?

what is wzgdip dll and how to fix it

What is WZGDIP32.DLL and how to fix it?

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What is WZGDIP32.DLL?

Wzgdip32.dll is a WinZip module from WinZip Computing, S.L.. Non-system processes such as wzgdip32.dll are based on your system installed software. Since most applications store data on your hard disk and in the registry of your system, your computer has probably suffered from fragmentation and invalid entries that can affect the performance of your PC. You can see in the Windows Task Manager which CPU, memory, disk and network usage causes the WZGDIP.DLL process.

How to check if WZGDIP32.DLL malware is affected on your computer?

If your system is affected by WZGDIP32.DLL malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  1. WZGDIP32.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 WZGDIP32.DLL Errors?

Step 1: Use Microsoft Register Server to manually register WZGDIP32.DLL

When you install software that uses the WZGDIP32.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 “WZGDIP32.DLL not registered” error. Fortunately, you can use a built-in utility called “Microsoft Register Server” (regsvr32.exe) to re-register your WZGDIP32.DLL file.

How to re-register WZGDIP32.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 WZGDIP32.DLL, type the following command.
  7. Hit Enter to make the file UN-REGESTER.
  8. Type the command following: WZGDIP32.DLL regsvr32/i.
  9. Hit ENTER, This will RE-REGISTER your file.
  10. Close the prompt window for command.
  11. Restart the WZGDIP32.DLL error re-launched program.

Step 2: Remove or Restore the file WZGDIP32.DLL from Recycle Bin

This may seem like an obvious or ridiculous step, but you may have accidentally deleted your WZGDIP32.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 WZGDIP32.DLL in the upper right corner.
  3. If WZGDIP32.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 WZGDIP32.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 WZGDIP32.DLL error. These intruders can damage DLL- related files, corrupt them, or remove them. In addition, the WZGDIP32.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 WZGDIP32.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.

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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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Jennifer Thomas
Jennifer Thomas is the Co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer at Cybers Guards. Prior to that, She was responsible for leading its Cyber Security Practice and Cyber Security Operations Center, which provided managed security services.