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

What is Msimsg.dll?

Msimsg.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 Msimsg.dll used for?

Msimsg.dll file, also known as Windows® Installer International Messages, is commonly associated with Windows Installer - Unicode. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the msimsg.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is Msimsg.dll is missing error mean?

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

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

Other common msimsg.dll errors include:

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

How to fix Msimsg.dll missing error?

If the “msimsg.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 msimsg.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 Msimsg.dll

Search through available versions of msimsg.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

Msimsg.dll, 11 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 5.0.9600.16384 24.5 KB
MD5 7697a1ac8c2a1018bd482d1f5483212e
SHA1 d9a180628083913fc4df6704d73bae93fd6c1da5
32bit 5.0.9200.16384 24.5 KB
MD5 59c24649aa215659b4f1ea699bf385fc
SHA1 26eac251f33aad7c7a5378c92ba2829862e81f1a
32bit 5.0.7600.16385 24.5 KB
MD5 1f59b386f652a0484a3cc0b680b1132b
SHA1 6af6216fc1aa24c27f0f5cfc88938e3008ca3b4d
64bit 5.0.14393.0 25.0 KB
MD5 068361a7a9efa2111f58a7b6a7f09fb6
SHA1 b06cc709f5bf9f81ea1d3f66fa7e1be7aa784708
32bit 5.0.14393.0 25.0 KB
MD5 f394cc59e7333ca64378f76234a6ff9e
SHA1 472d49e3c9485e391a15f88c7842c8947c897844
32bit 5.0.10586.0 25.5 KB
MD5 0331e6ad54aea975753011145e164e1a
SHA1 62e39c0a92a0cb876e3e0dc855e8961a3c67382e
64bit 5.0.10586.0 25.5 KB
MD5 4e49810af3ecf065af87b47af19bd85d
SHA1 d5218de68cd1b3ffa5286b418aaffe3aa3236fda
32bit 4.0.6000.16386 2.5 KB
MD5 200c81d5eb703cef14c5a11d12e22396
SHA1 600ae5406b863d8b77c37708a8872663bbc73817
64bit 4.0.6000.16386 2.5 KB
MD5 6a2bd4cf8fa04625c0157312642b32dc
SHA1 0c7be9f525317a5de727bb903bfa913340cae712
32bit 3.1.4001.5512 864.0 KB
MD5 d44d939e9a2dfa75a7e9b00ad74ced7f
SHA1 70bfe3390d07822d0f54bb06f7fabba01c8febd5
32bit 3.0.3790.2180 864.0 KB
MD5 e178401cc56699cd1e403aebfa70d568
SHA1 89cabf011f46e9f932b11cdfa35266ff230f51c2

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

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

How to register Msimsg.dll?

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

Method 2: Fix the missing Msimsg.dll error automatically

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

Sometimes msimsg.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 Msimsg.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 Msimsg.dll file by performing System Restore

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

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