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Windows Media Playback/Authoring DLL

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


WMVCORE.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 WMVCORE.DLL used for?

WMVCORE.DLL file, also known as Windows Media Playback/Authoring DLL, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the wmvcore.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is WMVCORE.DLL is missing error mean?

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

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

Other common wmvcore.dll errors include:

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

How to fix WMVCORE.DLL missing error?

If the “wmvcore.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 wmvcore.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 WMVCORE.DLL

Search through available versions of wmvcore.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

WMVCORE.DLL, 14 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 2.0 MB
MD5 185f911512a0e85104a8942ced5d3e77
SHA1 8d49f638ee1aa76eded77d25a29f0e756f98062e
32bit 2.0 MB
MD5 23ea8accde358c9bd45af5fae33d2316
SHA1 b3fbd6333e82f98ce1e62454fad5c2e9709f3ef1
32bit 1.1 MB
MD5 8a39beca807b7dcaf711d456d2643cb7
SHA1 29f71dbcfac263167dcc7c196bf526ec9df3dd27
64bit 12.0.9600.17415 3.0 MB
MD5 96eeca2d3734e826cde7fb46a9613db7
SHA1 612f5b588d23015a562ff3b96c5cc960e5360ff8
32bit 12.0.9600.17415 2.6 MB
MD5 f91e61e8285f0e83bb25c1fd4aa67941
SHA1 026f683c0cfc86bd4017dfeb63c96b445d4f4bd3
32bit 12.0.9600.16384 2.2 MB
MD5 050fe6423c35792db6fba2cf035430b7
SHA1 3878b62620de59b2d605b808ae85f5d2a5ce33b0
32bit 12.0.9200.16384 2.4 MB
MD5 ef7e5adaa2158453159602e8dc5725d0
SHA1 8d15ee4864b9c8d6074a5af1b528fad22d04638c
32bit 12.0.7601.17514 2.4 MB
MD5 0f416e23dd2eb4debe70608020cfd283
SHA1 7b114e2b3c0cad7b63d8883332522f5282aabf1f
32bit 12.0.14393.0 2.1 MB
MD5 1180638333d2e68dd722a4a4b3dc5612
SHA1 cb980a145e4c0628bc7f228bc64032b11d728c34
64bit 12.0.14393.0 2.3 MB
MD5 d51f9724452634e0ae01c4c431d880e4
SHA1 95b682cb727564065d233b5c4a58de3f09d9ee3f
64bit 12.0.10586.0 2.5 MB
MD5 6594be7997f72b566784e3beb07513c3
SHA1 8e56c23c8fb714e668fb28fb402073674e46632b
32bit 12.0.10586.0 2.2 MB
MD5 b09037926671fa6ecfbb0c0ff46b8724
SHA1 c932119181a4946def26f24fbf8bf904ff3e99c9
32bit 11.0.6001.7006 2.3 MB
MD5 92d6ecfbcaacd81f33ff2ed748a50c2a
SHA1 cf3b37c68e439c71b8d176c14c9be4b587f329b8
64bit 11.0.6001.7006 2.8 MB
MD5 c36488693d5fc8fd050419299bf87ff0
SHA1 53dd937980e9ff92c9e7f3306f9ac190a4df49f2

How to choose the correct version of WMVCORE.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 WMVCORE.DLL file?

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

How to register WMVCORE.DLL?

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

Method 2: Fix the missing WMVCORE.DLL error automatically

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

Sometimes wmvcore.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 WMVCORE.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 WMVCORE.DLL file by performing System Restore

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

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