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Microsoft Direct3D OS Thunk Layer

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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for d3d8thk.dll file, or a way to fix the “d3d8thk.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the d3d8thk.dll file as well.

What is D3d8thk.dll?

D3d8thk.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 D3d8thk.dll used for?

D3d8thk.dll file, also known as Microsoft Direct3D OS Thunk Layer, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the d3d8thk.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is D3d8thk.dll is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause d3d8thk.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the d3d8thk.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common d3d8thk.dll errors include:

  • “d3d8thk.dll is missing”
  • “d3d8thk.dll error loading”
  • “d3d8thk.dll crash”
  • “d3d8thk.dll was not found”
  • “d3d8thk.dll could not be located”
  • “d3d8thk.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point d3d8thk.dll error”
  • “Cannot find d3d8thk.dll”
  • “Cannot register d3d8thk.dll”
d3d8thk.dll - System Error The program can`t start because d3d8thk.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix D3d8thk.dll missing error?

If the “d3d8thk.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 d3d8thk.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 D3d8thk.dll

Search through available versions of d3d8thk.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

D3d8thk.dll, 13 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.17415 12.0 KB
MD5 a66686775795136488cb070bbdc39c13
SHA1 d0b7b74356bb3ea33b9a12f1736fe1c8acbc80c9
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 11.5 KB
MD5 8cdb392cee6b7dbdbc4ff8860bf69fcd
SHA1 2acdd9792c0d9867c61e7ebc413b56acc943355c
32bit 6.2.9200.16384 11.5 KB
MD5 0135a322feddfdac2e6693051dd9bb2f
SHA1 752139f86d8fcccd36ee3dfb697c28d2af50e53c
32bit 6.1.7600.16385 11.0 KB
MD5 77b1471a490b53b24efe136f09f76550
SHA1 6812bc614176736264cddcf62319858d35e0a53f
32bit 6.0.6000.16386 11.0 KB
MD5 cd6da5770cae9d5e6e86722e17b442e0
SHA1 eca5178f2589b97ecabef01666d6552ce335be42
64bit 6.0.6000.16386 12.0 KB
MD5 e6409b960ccaa48f292a4808e00167c8
SHA1 9c55b39d87fecceeddecd71f988e98452b16cc9a
32bit 5.3.2600.5512 8.0 KB
MD5 0aa59f1f2d73dacca72abf7ad8c55b1c
SHA1 0e44943b24b1121d91d6d6d5ac0efbfaeb6eec0a
32bit 5.3.2600.2180 8.0 KB
MD5 3e5f741c85475af909b2276a65e77da3
SHA1 e7d402c392fa651715e12bd4592b499f2bf3d2bf
32bit 5.1.2600.0 8.0 KB
MD5 e2fdc90e13ed451a1cf0c8b262fef745
SHA1 7657b5c9eb57f33644c4e6c17ca7c1098d836c7d
64bit 10.0.14393.0 13.5 KB
MD5 31d327f410b68f23e2616c5383f2e022
SHA1 a9f12b21268fe27dec35385769b2438adad6924f
32bit 10.0.14393.0 12.5 KB
MD5 e29223d6ee296bb9e4a04daebf940335
SHA1 361b358c1ff9249a2c9d74b2c566fbb43bcb66cf
64bit 10.0.10586.0 14.0 KB
MD5 3efb194760f2c347e53713aa8d7a46c7
SHA1 9016e771940bc79bef845725be651aaac9fda968
32bit 10.0.10586.0 12.5 KB
MD5 a4b79ca422d0fb36b24665c3a8654ff8
SHA1 54f033449b1553fa473e65ef2c3369cb8dee57b8

How to choose the correct version of D3d8thk.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 D3d8thk.dll file?

To repair the “d3d8thk.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the d3d8thk.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register D3d8thk.dll?

If putting the missing d3d8thk.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 d3d8thk.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing D3d8thk.dll error automatically

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  • Step 2: Install the utility by following simple installation instructions.
  • Step 3: Launch the program to fix your d3d8thk.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 d3d8thk.dll error

Sometimes d3d8thk.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 D3d8thk.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 D3d8thk.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix d3d8thk.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the d3d8thk.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 d3d8thk.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 d3d8thk.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 d3d8thk.dll error should be resolved.

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