Windows.Media.Devices.dll download

Windows Runtime media device server DLL

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

What is Windows.Media.Devices.dll?

Windows.Media.Devices.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 Windows.Media.Devices.dll used for?

Windows.Media.Devices.dll file, also known as Windows Runtime media device server DLL, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is Windows.Media.Devices.dll is missing error mean?

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

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

Other common errors include:

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

How to fix Windows.Media.Devices.dll missing error?

If the “ 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 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 Windows.Media.Devices.dll

Search through available versions of 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

Windows.Media.Devices.dll, 6 available versions

Bits & Version File size Language Description Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 67.5 KB U.S. English Windows Runtime media device server DLL
MD5 298f550543154830074e454c793deb5d
SHA1 3fe02b818a4a4ce53c629faed49a05f3d80075e7
32bit 6.2.9200.16384 29.5 KB U.S. English Windows Runtime media device server DLL
MD5 8e20904582f87b9b35935a88c8ae456b
SHA1 7a9c72240014b1f92cac8f1e54fc4a2032e3bb7b
32bit 10.0.14393.0 101.5 KB U.S. English Windows Runtime media device server DLL
MD5 370d8170ffa8f3026c5866ba7fe4c88a
SHA1 f8d606c2934961876271aab546632e42e79523df
64bit 10.0.14393.0 136.5 KB U.S. English Windows Runtime media device server DLL
MD5 499fcc28812250b6bd8bfdf4b3229a1e
SHA1 97b5f19cbf11f622e84850b70a8eaad0b9d091fe
32bit 10.0.10586.212 101.5 KB U.S. English Windows Runtime media device server DLL
MD5 8d9cb9bb31ac17112d75456e928c3839
SHA1 7a63f56b2d9c0f39b08a0e7ced1803f3376dbedf
64bit 10.0.10586.212 141.5 KB U.S. English Windows Runtime media device server DLL
MD5 af13258a6e8fd57ce0b9c6bedcdf80cb
SHA1 9c99f5e0d8cb7f2e9d07d433bd7913a4d7e3d9ff

How to choose the correct version of Windows.Media.Devices.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 Windows.Media.Devices.dll file?

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

How to register Windows.Media.Devices.dll?

If putting the missing 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” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing Windows.Media.Devices.dll error automatically

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Method 3: Fix Windows.Media.Devices.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 4: Fix corrupted Windows.Media.Devices.dll file by performing System Restore

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

Method 5: Scan your PC for malware to fix error

Sometimes 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 - Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes 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 Malwarebytes 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.

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