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

What is IEShims.dll?

IEShims.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 IEShims.dll used for?

IEShims.dll file, also known as Internet Explorer Compatibility Shims, is commonly associated with Internet Explorer. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the ieshims.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is IEShims.dll is missing error mean?

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

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

Other common ieshims.dll errors include:

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

How to fix IEShims.dll missing error?

If the “ieshims.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 ieshims.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 IEShims.dll

Search through available versions of ieshims.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

IEShims.dll, 19 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 9.0.8112.16443 189.5 KB
MD5 92cb47a8dc9427d8f406aaf84384adf2
SHA1 6f9cb859a5e1f3b9a2ae5723ee45246f75403b7d
32bit 9.0.8112.16421 189.5 KB
MD5 daab337efa9577364a245d3c6ca8d00c
SHA1 a6ebf9efb9a1a6e7197d627c8cf6ef6b4290df3f
32bit 8.0.7600.16385 196.0 KB
MD5 6464f37ad3d894de34376b46db9e6269
SHA1 1cce32919502e581d2aecb6c09de42842c89e7ef
32bit 8.0.6001.18783 193.0 KB
MD5 4c8452054132700afaef0ea354934333
SHA1 5cf0c1c271bda16bfd3655b9bfa6260899ef33c9
64bit 11.0.9600.17801 374.0 KB
MD5 83f1c9416f42d2fb027da9f251cdb992
SHA1 ba8510635b809250dd82508ed6eaa3e4bc50faf1
32bit 11.0.9600.17801 281.0 KB
MD5 dfe1a675e869b68a68b81dce33689f48
SHA1 251d6691befbc2083dec9fb1102b62d9fff9e2a5
32bit 11.0.9600.17496 280.5 KB
MD5 60615556453ac8a1ca08ad0cf832a92b
SHA1 d76507a2a54da86ca4040ceb852559d0931c227e
64bit 11.0.9600.17496 374.0 KB
MD5 98904a9d4f328964de42d5b6356e95aa
SHA1 3444db520f969ed89e45bad12169f52a5480ba0a
64bit 11.0.9600.17416 370.0 KB
MD5 42dd39a120309e82ebdd05c572ad780a
SHA1 22453024481b769e8bfd2f466d18e7909442a1a4
32bit 11.0.9600.17416 278.5 KB
MD5 e3dc3cffb0f88caa2b4ec7501680504e
SHA1 33defb42cd50f19f728ae910ff678d3815b4c439
64bit 11.0.9600.17344 352.0 KB
MD5 74087fed2755b0255aa9a3db1494f1d2
SHA1 7b7c2bbb4f769456425809a5b4d73858daf1d38c
32bit 11.0.9600.17344 253.0 KB
MD5 d96d015f442699b6450889cfbea70d8d
SHA1 acf3563847084501445bc48b18996507e05c7cd1
32bit 11.0.9600.16518 245.5 KB
MD5 76d9e01ccb2d27c57105b3d321bfa39d
SHA1 919846ddbab29377bdfcd212fd80a31e1bee4433
64bit 11.0.9600.16518 345.0 KB
MD5 fd7400a3bcc1fccae7a562106426c99c
SHA1 135a0628734571a32a793cbb68e1bfa0b199750b
32bit 11.0.10586.0 315.5 KB
MD5 0c92b9b1eef461398712bfde529777c3
SHA1 d1844dbeb133467d1aab7a38bb87f51ad4753573
64bit 11.0.10586.0 409.0 KB
MD5 ce0de5c29b9b0355394f9344c21e6cec
SHA1 9c14d24c714f17e9f4766bf0f55f7b6ca169c7ed
64bit 11.0.10240.16391 415.0 KB
MD5 121725d75a24c71d835342645b26dd7f
SHA1 8c906b99301f4e60bf039b87c0ad740d8bb94680
32bit 11.0.10240.16391 320.0 KB
MD5 17e5198e28abe7e1719a1a4fa360e720
SHA1 6b1b0aae9034459ecc3c293af44c5217da9be903
32bit 10.0.9200.16635 230.0 KB
MD5 739fd09d2f5829bea6c1e9b7ad54c333
SHA1 5efbc44587ec201b475b5e2e7205bc8626c5370a

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

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

How to register IEShims.dll?

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

Method 2: Fix the missing IEShims.dll error automatically

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

Sometimes ieshims.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 IEShims.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 IEShims.dll file by performing System Restore

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

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