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Windows Sockets Helper DLL

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

What is Wshirda.dll?

Wshirda.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 Wshirda.dll used for?

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

What is Wshirda.dll is missing error mean?

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

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

Other common wshirda.dll errors include:

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

How to fix Wshirda.dll missing error?

If the “wshirda.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 wshirda.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 Wshirda.dll

Search through available versions of wshirda.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

Wshirda.dll, 12 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
64bit 6.3.9600.17415 14.0 KB
MD5 430cc031d2b393a9a200249ba9c5be6b
SHA1 6e82c65770330b2a065b2dc3985dd538d91c27b0
32bit 6.3.9600.17415 11.0 KB
MD5 d5007bd23fc4f943ad129aa82d875566
SHA1 43f029ae1ecd57dde91065760b14ee1c3ac88903
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 12.5 KB
MD5 1763ae8c8216dbce825cd6a6900dc691
SHA1 75ccd24ac140e83f1f61f0dcb8d640997850b72f
64bit 6.3.9600.16384 14.0 KB
MD5 7a6ec5c837dbf30c4772e8dc3af6a75b
SHA1 13f0fd4aaff5c87c9771bc943ed4405ace5c1784
32bit 6.2.9200.16384 11.5 KB
MD5 a7a864fca008715476d2e1b1a048366e
SHA1 689c283f392d21cd09bbc9df0bcf1b56b8c0b363
32bit 6.1.7601.17514 11.0 KB
MD5 21ce1e98a17fd46be371719dfd046958
SHA1 4458c2267dde5ad0317654956439d1c7a151ac00
64bit 6.0.6000.16386 13.0 KB
MD5 45e189e63b9c02772221ffb999e2873a
SHA1 c7fcf82b6355edb7c46bfb3518f87058402feca4
32bit 6.0.6000.16386 10.5 KB
MD5 e9d1ef681e0f3b95c9b5fd648fa95371
SHA1 2c166c7aeee394038a37a699b95f73a3c8b58116
64bit 10.0.14393.0 15.0 KB
MD5 7637bae203d9249bfd4e38df34c23eff
SHA1 63d0b7fd9571fa6535aa2d04b69e25d4589cad07
32bit 10.0.14393.0 12.0 KB
MD5 848cc832e26c5c03894c12ff7acc4e22
SHA1 14f348d7ec3a09597c44431890280c0372afaa6c
32bit 10.0.10586.0 12.0 KB
MD5 5ff418c1d130e736c20ca24d58eb0e6f
SHA1 aefcc91ae313267071ddd38ccabc3907759beee4
64bit 10.0.10586.0 15.0 KB
MD5 dfef255ceeedd9f035b0af7afdd45556
SHA1 b8b8da9c972299de1a785ba3634aaa65522eca9a

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

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

How to register Wshirda.dll?

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

Method 2: Fix the missing Wshirda.dll error automatically

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

Sometimes wshirda.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:
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  • 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 Wshirda.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 Wshirda.dll file by performing System Restore

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

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