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

What is Apphelp.dll?

Apphelp.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 Apphelp.dll used for?

Apphelp.dll file, also known as Application Compatibility Client Library, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the apphelp.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is Apphelp.dll is missing error mean?

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

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

Other common apphelp.dll errors include:

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

How to fix Apphelp.dll missing error?

If the “apphelp.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 apphelp.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 Apphelp.dll

Search through available versions of apphelp.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

Apphelp.dll, 19 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
64bit 6.3.9600.17415 551.0 KB
MD5 3c4653f3c7f743310e890560fd1ee5c9
SHA1 390d06447809c1ea6a4eb14133fccc3d8ee37b63
32bit 6.3.9600.17415 627.5 KB
MD5 e19419d65d429fff37b2fba2c29f9e5c
SHA1 571c09cdda53037b46c1ebf89ff49a6d1366d0d1
64bit 6.3.9600.17031 533.0 KB
MD5 1524579b894c9b99f42a695b86881254
SHA1 ed1ccc296d3de56c703961aec05e4f31e4dd4428
32bit 6.3.9600.17031 603.0 KB
MD5 4b76e621afb97d0441f36978611a961c
SHA1 8bb502ef06ca316356dfe45ed54862c9c0bef1c3
32bit 6.2.9200.16420 660.0 KB
MD5 6a0c81508755c7f8ea5c5a4bc0e922cb
SHA1 f8dfea0eb9c639fe2f2a4f826b73f53154a02852
32bit 6.1.7601.17514 289.0 KB
MD5 863f793d15b4026b1a5fdeca873d4d84
SHA1 c14e0a6c61834d559dfc4328c25a7fd90cc515e3
32bit 6.1.7600.16385 285.5 KB
MD5 c02e3ce20e7776c922b5c8938350b5f1
SHA1 d8ef05d54fbb878ec576a2cf7f7468b9884b7882
32bit 6.0.6002.18005 167.0 KB
MD5 1107bd574a84367735fec38b9bd64e6b
SHA1 b8103a8412b3a3eb9e9873d234a265078f7a2ff8
32bit 6.0.6001.18000 167.0 KB
MD5 53e09730cb6190f6ff7633b8b5b914ec
SHA1 fb610b8d2df3015feee25c9bb732991f7fe75040
64bit 6.0.6001.18000 195.5 KB
MD5 a66bdc4b716fda4372afd676a8128cfa
SHA1 26b7af27d723eb775ecd3eeb81e35fdeef99adfa
32bit 5.1.2600.5512 123.0 KB
MD5 4ab22c9be7d2c991fcdb87f4d0ae96f7
SHA1 872703f27f61b6dba544b694c116521718180230
32bit 5.1.2600.5512 123.0 KB
MD5 c189fb359975f348d3c16174cb8bc72b
SHA1 517e7144557edda95409ed29249551553baaf0db
32bit 5.1.2600.5512 123.0 KB
MD5 cf492d7e9af1c628b3536d20ef6f5cc7
SHA1 016ea16586e3c27f4bd43341ba906187a416afe0
32bit 5.1.2600.2180 124.0 KB
MD5 5e5855b9e784a94c16a5b748442c33aa
SHA1 71abc809867d63c6b9f4e35c099ea2a980275bf6
64bit 10.0.14393.0 470.0 KB
MD5 64479503f983b5a15fa8948e64484ead
SHA1 365d71481237447ec69f47e68e25206ed8727f7f
32bit 10.0.14393.0 567.5 KB
MD5 6d1a29096e54589362357cdf0ba1e9e9
SHA1 a2217c3103636a040776bd62d118c40ae3c15326
64bit 10.0.10586.0 468.5 KB
MD5 50ecd02e89e1ec42dc167414d21b31b9
SHA1 7cf4c89cfae793a74a2c0e921e7c1f9e36e07bae
32bit 10.0.10586.0 568.0 KB
MD5 7049ec64f85d1e0ab63b831bb22ad8f6
SHA1 f9fb133d220d725b59406202945efb534c577845
32bit 10.0.10240.16384 562.5 KB
MD5 919899e1bfc7a239a2ed278cd8494806
SHA1 c0d11d597c54be82a5ea1a98b79e5a7795fff3ea

How to choose the correct version of Apphelp.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 Apphelp.dll file?

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

How to register Apphelp.dll?

If putting the missing apphelp.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 apphelp.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing Apphelp.dll error automatically

With WikiDll Fixer you can automatically repair apphelp.dll errors. The utility will not only download the correct version of apphelp.dll for absolutely free and suggest the right directory to install it but also resolve other issues related to the apphelp.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 apphelp.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 apphelp.dll error

Sometimes apphelp.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 Apphelp.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 Apphelp.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix apphelp.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the apphelp.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 apphelp.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 apphelp.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 apphelp.dll error should be resolved.

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