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

What is Psapi.dll?

Psapi.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 Psapi.dll used for?

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

What is Psapi.dll is missing error mean?

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

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

Other common psapi.dll errors include:

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

How to fix Psapi.dll missing error?

If the “psapi.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 psapi.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 Psapi.dll

Search through available versions of psapi.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

Psapi.dll, 12 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 15.6 KB
MD5 52ef8037a22f0eb0083aa29eac706495
SHA1 2250d2549a1f1c9d146804e90b4e6f0ec46c0ccd
32bit 6.2.9200.16384 7.0 KB
MD5 3588d5d12ff7bfebf2a4955c36b38eb0
SHA1 689f950a9660257a85505fa344e5c14247e0312d
32bit 6.1.7600.16385 6.0 KB
MD5 a543ac1f7138376d778d630a35fcbc4c
SHA1 46f1ca56d7a58503185d45e8cc7e6161f5e6b52f
64bit 6.0.6001.18000 16.5 KB
MD5 aef2d8b0b518a5623fc5f9832f622677
SHA1 38af7b600d258db689165bf7d369684fe75a9075
32bit 6.0.6000.16386 12.0 KB
MD5 93a1732f7f997e36a5c3893539e2ff02
SHA1 a245f91c706047927ec6856547c931c461f79fec
32bit 5.1.2600.5512 22.5 KB
MD5 5f6c040496a900e080ee35aa3276f589
SHA1 96df6d3c9cc4a5b0450daa5b90f586f1992d256b
32bit 5.1.2600.2180 22.5 KB
MD5 855ec7fe44093230a89d865624d20e1c
SHA1 c2c41345d4a6e0f896183d7af36b35acf84f56c8
32bit 4.0.1371.1 17.8 KB
MD5 b3d22a483875a61cb2060c7d518effc2
SHA1 d9bf5f0b6c1138281bb45e4cfebec2c4d9753fb2
64bit 10.0.14393.0 18.2 KB
MD5 1af6cd8b7ce4a852f67aa98c71aa1d26
SHA1 a421570208d492ea126dcc0dd9139a7b25e5a2a1
32bit 10.0.14393.0 16.6 KB
MD5 7b73fc5ad82af0fb84212106455e0d48
SHA1 6ffae6a33a02127ae0ef4058ea296d02fd0cfb38
32bit 10.0.10586.0 16.6 KB
MD5 0cbd6f29b0d6eb100f26e88711ddcb0b
SHA1 24e134b2491eccdc851046e410b470fc57b0c2fc
64bit 10.0.10586.0 18.2 KB
MD5 82413d3bb09b19634e3ac1116526eb95
SHA1 646dc6ebbd8eb267584387cec8704f2b78ee8d83

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

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

How to register Psapi.dll?

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

Method 2: Fix the missing Psapi.dll error automatically

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

Sometimes psapi.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 Psapi.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 Psapi.dll file by performing System Restore

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

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