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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for apds.dll file, or a way to fix the “apds.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the apds.dll file as well.

What is Apds.dll?

Apds.dll a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file, developed by Microsoft, which is referred to essential system files of the Windows OS. It usually contains a set of procedures and driver functions, which may be applied by Windows.

What is Apds.dll used for?

Apds.dll file, also known as Microsoft® Help Data Services Module, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the apds.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is Apds.dll is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause apds.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the apds.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common apds.dll errors include:

  • “apds.dll is missing”
  • “apds.dll error loading”
  • “apds.dll crash”
  • “apds.dll was not found”
  • “apds.dll could not be located”
  • “apds.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point apds.dll error”
  • “Cannot find apds.dll”
  • “Cannot register apds.dll”
apds.dll - System Error The program can`t start because apds.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix Apds.dll missing error?

If the “apds.dll is missing” error occurs, you may use one of the methods below – manual or automatic – to solve the problem. The manual method assumes that you download the apds.dll file and put it inside the game/application installation folder, while the second method is much easier as it allows you to automatically fix the error with minimum effort.

Method 1: Download Apds.dll

Search through available versions of apds.dll from the list below, select the correct file and press the “Download” link. If you cannot decide which version to choose, read the article below or use the automatic method to resolve the issue

Apds.dll, 14 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
64bit 6.3.9600.17415 261.0 KB
MD5 38de383b910421b97d8c272db877dea7
SHA1 43769aa908da34548b1c3937b0d8b4045e77249d
32bit 6.3.9600.17415 214.5 KB
MD5 fe82846a803f29e47a7415a71638aa97
SHA1 3e132d63e3f8549ebf19372cf14d1d0b6ac70111
64bit 6.3.9600.16384 248.0 KB
MD5 0d2e1e435d503aaf74f2189212062da3
SHA1 ba408bd38716db5b8952cd2e9036ca936406759b
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 209.5 KB
MD5 6700117bc6eb07f00e328db6c500f05a
SHA1 ef8b51442e50465076db7ae50d0a40490a3b94a6
32bit 6.2.9200.16384 208.0 KB
MD5 63de00d76f497a01111e8d1c296d0acc
SHA1 27c563720145ec2efc8bf614553aac3108cab7cb
32bit 6.1.7600.16385 1.7 MB
MD5 7d44ee5dbcc3a6e90eb60edf72b66d99
SHA1 cd7df2d0f58ab64aa7b4c9e9622a162f1f74f8cb
64bit 6.0.6001.18000 2.0 MB
MD5 01e80a8127afef5c4addf77d8e51936a
SHA1 37a94877043d2298a2ba823af7cd85646fa3aeec
32bit 6.0.6001.18000 1.7 MB
MD5 cf4d1ffda55937d8cb09f594689f62ca
SHA1 db4791aaac2a80edbdf1180e85018ba1ba3482de
64bit 10.0.14393.0 255.0 KB
MD5 411f38752f1d44b950c206756de63aa6
SHA1 2b8a946d5771e17c6990e6fed4a9d58214770bad
32bit 10.0.14393.0 210.5 KB
MD5 425e52aca1a9ed4280683d46ee1ded37
SHA1 f0335a3c74f36b7673fa93e4f9de87458af3a555
64bit 10.0.10586.0 261.0 KB
MD5 8527a4f02c4b003a7cb51ed07e8832ca
SHA1 f4b299b4d2471940df10a6242e4683c60a849c43
32bit 10.0.10586.0 210.0 KB
MD5 f9cf4103cc6fd5fcb1a1b22d3918dae0
SHA1 1bc3706284dd4b6063e4785ffd3fd3703f3e54bb
32bit 10.0.10240.16384 210.0 KB
MD5 613a6a319772180cbcb4fe60a09c6335
SHA1 a9518ba11795ec0d47162765f4f95fcecd416ff1
64bit 10.0.10240.16384 261.0 KB
MD5 e79b4e88fa701f9ac48d697f6ded9565
SHA1 dedfcbede538a45a62ba740948aee3591971e05a

How to choose the correct version of Apds.dll?

First, look through descriptions in the table above and select the proper file for your program. Pay attention to whether it’s a 64-, or 32-bit file, as well as the language it uses. For 64-bit programs, use 64-bit files if they are listed above.

It’s best to choose those dll files which language corresponds to the language of your program, if possible. We also recommend downloading the latest versions of dll files for an up-to-date functionality.

Where to place the Apds.dll file?

To repair the “apds.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the apds.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register Apds.dll?

If putting the missing apds.dll file into the proper directory doesn’t solve the problem, you’ll have to register it. To do so, copy your DLL file to the C:\Windows\System32 folder, and open a command prompt with admin rights. There, type “regsvr32 apds.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing Apds.dll error automatically

With WikiDll Fixer you can automatically repair apds.dll errors. The utility will not only download the correct version of apds.dll for absolutely free and suggest the right directory to install it but also resolve other issues related to the apds.dll file.
  • Step 1: Click the “Download App. ” button to get an automatic tool, provided by WikiDll.
  • Step 2: Install the utility by following simple installation instructions.
  • Step 3: Launch the program to fix your apds.dll errors and other issues.
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Method 3: Update drivers to restore missing .dll files

Driver updates for the Windows operating system, as well as for network adapters, monitors, printers, etc., can be independently downloaded and installed from the Windows Update Center or by using specialized utilities.

OPTION 1 - Automatic Device Drivers Update

Outbyte Driver Updater automatically updates drivers on Windows. Routine driver updates are now a thing of the past!
  • Step 1: Download the Outbyte Driver Updater
  • Step 2: Install the application
  • Step 3: Launch the app
  • Step 4: Driver Updater will scan your system for outdated and missing drivers
  • Step 5: Click Update to automatically update all drivers

OPTION 2 - Manually Update Device Drivers

  • Step 1: Go to Taskbar' search box - write Device Manager - choose Device Manager
  • Step 2: Select a category to look at the devices' names - make right-click the one that needs to be updated
  • Step 3: Choose Search automatically for updated driver software
  • Step 4: Look at Update Driver, and select it
  • Step 5: Windows might not be able to find the new driver. In this case, the user can see the driver on the manufacturer's website, where all the necessary instructions are available

Method 4: Scan your PC for malware to fix apds.dll error

Sometimes apds.dll error can happen because of malware on your computer. The malicious software can intentionally corrupt DLL files in order to substitute them with its own malicious files. Therefore, your number one priority should be to scan your computer for malware and eliminate it as soon as possible.

OPTION 1 - Windows Defender

The new version of Windows 10 has a built-in application called "Windows Defender", which allows you to check your computer for viruses and remove malware, which is difficult to remove in a running operating system. In order to use the Windows Defender Offline scan, go to the settings (Start - Gear icon or Win + I key), select "Update and Security" and go to the "Windows Defender" section.
How to use Windows Defender Offline Scan
  • Step 1: Press Win key or click on Start and click on Gear icon. Alternatively press Win + I key combination.
  • Step 2: Select Update and Security option and go to Windows Defender section.
  • Step 3: At the bottom of the defender settings there is the checkbox " Windows Defender Offline scan". To start it, click "Scan Now". Note that you have to save all unsaved data before rebooting your PC.

After clicking “Scan Now” burton, the computer will reboot and automatically start searching viruses and malware. Upon completion of the scan, the computer will restart, and in the notifications, you will see a report on the completed scan.

OPTION 2 - Outbyte Antivirus

Outbyte products are one of the most popular and effective to fight malware and unwanted programs, and they will come in handy even when you have a high-quality third-party antivirus installed. Scanning in the new version of Malwarebytes can be performed in real time and manually. To initiate manual scan please follow the steps below:
  • Step 1: Launch the Outbyte program and click Scan Now button. Also, you can select Scan option on the left side of the program’s window and click Full Scan. The system will begin scanning and you will be able to see the scan results.
  • Step 2: Select items that you want to quarantine and press “Quarantine Selected” button. When quarantined, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
  • Step 3: After the program has been restarted, you can delete all quarantined objects by going to the appropriate section of the program or restore some of them if it turned out that after quarantining something from your software began to work incorrectly.

Method 5: Fix Apds.dll missing error with System File Checker (SFC)

Many users are familiar with the sfc / scannow system file integrity check command, which automatically checks and fixes protected Windows system files. To execute this command, you have to run command prompt as administrator.
  • Step 1: Start the command line as an administrator in Windows by pressing Win key on your keyboard and typing "Command Prompt" in the search field, then - right-click on the result and select Run as administrator. Alternatively, you can press Win + X key combination which will open the menu where you can select Command Prompt (Admin).
  • Step 2: Type sfc / scannow while in Command Prompt and hit Enter.

After entering the command, a system check will begin. It will take a while, so please be patient. Once operation is complete you will get the message “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and successfully repaired them.” or “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them”.

Keep in mind that System File Checker (SFC) cannot fix integrity errors for those system files that are currently being used by operating system. To fix these files you have to run SFC command through the command prompt in the Windows recovery environment. You can get into Windows Recovery Environment from the login screen, by clicking Shutdown, then holding down the Shift key while selecting Restart.

In Windows 10, you can press Win key, select Settings > Update & security > Recovery and under Advanced Startup, click Restart now. You can also boot from the installation disk or bootable USB flash drive with the Windows 10 distribution. On the installation screen select your preferred language and then select “System Restore”. After that, go to “Troubleshooting” > “Advanced Settings” > “Command Prompt”. Once in Command Prompt type the following command: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=C:\ /offwindir=C:\Windows where C is the partition with the installed operating system, and C: \ Windows is the path to the Windows 10 folder.

This operation will take a while and it is important to wait until it is complete. When finished, close the command prompt and restart the computer as usual.

Method 6: Fix corrupted Apds.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix apds.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the apds.dll file was not damaged. Thus, restoring Windows to an earlier date cancels changes made to system files. Please follow the steps below to roll back Windows using System Restore and get rid of apds.dll error.
  • Step 1: Press the Win + R keys combination to launch Run dialog.
  • Step 2: Type rstrui in the Run text box and click OK or hit Enter. It will open the system recovery utility.
  • Step 3: The “System Restore” window may include the “Choose a different restore point” option. If so, select this option and click Next. Check the “Show more restore points” checkbox to see a complete list of dates.
  • Step 4: Select a date to restore Windows 10. Keep in mind that you need to select a recovery point that will restore Windows to the date when the apds.dll error message did not appear.
  • Step 5: Click the "Next" button and then click "Finish" to confirm your restore point.

At this point, your computer will reboot normally and boot up with restored version of Windows, and apds.dll error should be resolved.

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