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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for dinput8.dll file, or a way to fix the “dinput8.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the dinput8.dll file as well.

What is Dinput8.dll?

Dinput8.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 Dinput8.dll used for?

Dinput8.dll file, also known as Microsoft DirectInput, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the dinput8.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is Dinput8.dll is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause dinput8.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the dinput8.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common dinput8.dll errors include:

  • “dinput8.dll is missing”
  • “dinput8.dll error loading”
  • “dinput8.dll crash”
  • “dinput8.dll was not found”
  • “dinput8.dll could not be located”
  • “dinput8.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point dinput8.dll error”
  • “Cannot find dinput8.dll”
  • “Cannot register dinput8.dll”
dinput8.dll - System Error The program can`t start because dinput8.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix Dinput8.dll missing error?

If the “dinput8.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 dinput8.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 Dinput8.dll

Search through available versions of dinput8.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

Dinput8.dll, 16 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.17415 167.5 KB
MD5 431cbc61523fc95dc188368380800954
SHA1 1f6b9314b91c04a6f14fe810ba9ea9d80eb2a5f1
64bit 6.3.9600.17415 217.0 KB
MD5 bccce744cb58bdeb1d03a45e453ebac1
SHA1 ba58a8e9f113cc4c949c2d7c6c28fad13d96dd37
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 158.5 KB
MD5 5d7373fb7aeb1eb13348ddf1b6630fcb
SHA1 6d2c2a5859ee3c21b8f93e2e7b854a9b3ed0f48a
32bit 6.2.9200.16384 141.5 KB
MD5 c0fa3a0751257bfecae2d4b2bea07e1b
SHA1 6d24a7073fea8c40bed0812d63e7e2e4dfd418cf
32bit 6.1.7600.16385 142.0 KB
MD5 5e08ac958be05247ff1539e0d1ce7905
SHA1 285c3dc75669dfbcf72ad9fcac4891e67b5fe00f
32bit 6.0.6001.18000 155.5 KB
MD5 30a742ffcea6661e501c44dc273c77b1
SHA1 2c1601dc03f6b11b385c48e50bb903d976d5bbc8
64bit 6.0.6001.18000 196.5 KB
MD5 6ea26d8388f4e9b008fda5cdee118bc9
SHA1 6b04909b04cb85f518322db5f71c44e99e1f1bfc
32bit 5.3.2600.5512 180.5 KB
MD5 9fae1ff51649b5c77554d7c8c4b3b008
SHA1 afb667a748c7ce3c65ae8d3b649c95b6fbb4f00f
32bit 5.3.2600.2180 180.5 KB
MD5 59bf18b94854136b3cf13f99f270bc61
SHA1 3cf2b5ebf290b773ee697c37d64a0e6e47e5cd79
32bit 204.0 KB
MD5 dccc6e4a56062074da682642a7c517de
SHA1 f84d4a56df828d814dc143b445d74d8fa949483e
64bit 10.0.15063.608 208.5 KB
MD5 70fd77f1b9464bbef0425b47b2100173
SHA1 6fd5ac2a1b822a2697dad6d564674ac1d291579a
32bit 10.0.15063.608 171.0 KB
MD5 e03c966f807e633bf445b3b856259221
SHA1 d7811ab037293e65133f562937e0f0bf2fbc058f
64bit 10.0.14393.0 205.5 KB
MD5 a35e77d89307f697ba3beacae02b5bc8
SHA1 ec788ca89615d11c352801c53a7f58bd8b290c16
32bit 10.0.14393.0 168.0 KB
MD5 c6a7df1cbfc7b121b46cf1fcac853dcb
SHA1 c9df674ecd1ed91668956a636ee6539dc5fef6b7
32bit 10.0.10586.0 168.0 KB
MD5 2be2b6ab7315648a66a0a4041d2301cb
SHA1 c586bfb371f7d52cbeb711f2ceab9354456ac467
64bit 10.0.10586.0 211.0 KB
MD5 6aa0f30af56d6f8ed36ce35fb0dc46de
SHA1 b5a8be3c569762027019ee80f9b16b58259124e1

How to choose the correct version of Dinput8.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 Dinput8.dll file?

To repair the “dinput8.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the dinput8.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register Dinput8.dll?

If putting the missing dinput8.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 dinput8.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing Dinput8.dll error automatically

With WikiDll Fixer you can automatically repair dinput8.dll errors. The utility will not only download the correct version of dinput8.dll for absolutely free and suggest the right directory to install it but also resolve other issues related to the dinput8.dll file.
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  • Step 2: Install the utility by following simple installation instructions.
  • Step 3: Launch the program to fix your dinput8.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.

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  • 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 dinput8.dll error

Sometimes dinput8.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.

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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 Dinput8.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 Dinput8.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix dinput8.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the dinput8.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 dinput8.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 dinput8.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 dinput8.dll error should be resolved.

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