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Advanced Windows 32 Base API

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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for advapi32.dll file, or a way to fix the “advapi32.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the advapi32.dll file as well.

What is Advapi32.dll?

Advapi32.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 Advapi32.dll used for?

Advapi32.dll file, also known as Advanced Windows 32 Base API, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the advapi32.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is Advapi32.dll is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause advapi32.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the advapi32.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common advapi32.dll errors include:

  • “advapi32.dll is missing”
  • “advapi32.dll error loading”
  • “advapi32.dll crash”
  • “advapi32.dll was not found”
  • “advapi32.dll could not be located”
  • “advapi32.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point advapi32.dll error”
  • “Cannot find advapi32.dll”
  • “Cannot register advapi32.dll”
advapi32.dll - System Error The program can`t start because advapi32.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix Advapi32.dll missing error?

If the “advapi32.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 advapi32.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 Advapi32.dll

Search through available versions of advapi32.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

Advapi32.dll, 22 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.17415 495.3 KB
MD5 22510acc3b3d3e4d11b6c0845a6df24f
SHA1 f934a54ee537fc6dd1c87195b70e83378c8e42d8
32bit 6.3.9600.17031 478.6 KB
MD5 421d685787762bbae821159279b3000c
SHA1 75fa6d0b8f9e8a553b6b64f51068fd9f91c7c959
64bit 6.3.9600.17031 654.2 KB
MD5 561f1ab95f4f01c691bdaba5fd5c67fc
SHA1 c446de5692d5ca9b7daee0f0a48fc6a575f8fe3a
64bit 6.2.9200.16384 873.5 KB
MD5 3a30e09aaa2bb060d39c8fa5e20d4fa3
SHA1 bae04c7cd61847cf2c5330c52d93a7d7a2a0fc44
32bit 6.2.9200.16384 686.0 KB
MD5 bfef608cd713a4cd3165d72e2aeb23f2
SHA1 d890b748c09984439f7af13ae53ae825bf907bf0
32bit 6.1.7601.18247 625.5 KB
MD5 d67472125471784de7147946eda25feb
SHA1 022e430bfca233a3f5dfb856cce7edf05dec1cc4
32bit 6.1.7601.17514 625.5 KB
MD5 95e2376b3323f062eb562b8586d0f14a
SHA1 453d4c3bf4a489433b593420a37bbffb7749875a
32bit 6.1.7600.16385 625.0 KB
MD5 0c65fa8214d6f8378d1d3ba1ca46af0a
SHA1 1138e3976f45590dfa26abdff2203f410f951b3d
64bit 6.1.7600.16385 856.5 KB
MD5 6df46d2bd74e3da1b45f08f10d172732
SHA1 3491f8f9a73c00b158e43a530210d67a4f0598ae
64bit 6.0.6001.18000 1.0 MB
MD5 afd158883501b64db2c506b6e089af2d
SHA1 66a7c915354752b7916552a5836deb1a62b79496
32bit 6.0.6001.18000 780.0 KB
MD5 c44a1766e93e506ee2102a305799e1a1
SHA1 6fb8b3e24278f8b8410c82578994f5decf44fbd5
32bit 5.1.2600.5755 603.0 KB
MD5 e76f8807070ed04e7408a86d6d3a6137
SHA1 ea2e9bac1789b53d7efcd675a63f4a2b44898439
32bit 5.1.2600.5512 665.5 KB
MD5 724a81413ad87d83cecb5264efd97b51
SHA1 06c3ddf7d701cc3306b1c220903ad2e9791177f9
32bit 5.1.2600.2180 602.5 KB
MD5 1aff244ca134956c54474f4e2433e4ce
SHA1 bada2e56bf23113bd7fa62fe2f159b514b66f02b
32bit 5.1.2600.2180 665.0 KB
MD5 a24baa0feb6892a68fc98fef1519a58a
SHA1 5f49fa2b39d00f1f01186625a687f4522f1f4973
32bit 5.0.2195.7038 391.8 KB
MD5 67d5fc28cab4066922da01eb9c28167a
SHA1 30f5c9eff033e84829776d34e967e4f7ce15ef9b
32bit 10.0.18362.752 481.3 KB
MD5 841c70ea9d2f8ed3e82e901e6558e206
SHA1 9054404e2881f36fcd5e7a1c0daebe14830ff7c8
32bit 10.0.14393.0 471.1 KB
MD5 876577374f31702acc9e8584db453c9b
SHA1 2347a36a20ffc3ea8ef4c39c38aa98ab80d133d9
64bit 10.0.14393.0 637.1 KB
MD5 bb70217aed0e89c3737d48baa0a401de
SHA1 deb6c103ccb47abd8b55c71c24106979134daf68
32bit 10.0.10586.63 487.7 KB
MD5 30c2700a2cdef6042585c9296abc9054
SHA1 5d613468361499fe7ae2ab99bf0c81ffa4de0f71
64bit 10.0.10586.63 655.7 KB
MD5 63b9376f17e6de7de8b25bc6f3319a98
SHA1 5bc4b8508569afad3c1e162cc508c201c3d9f1b4
32bit 10.0.10240.16384 486.2 KB
MD5 aa1068c54b8236ec4c481a18edda725f
SHA1 87fbea42e2bdf3a5b460a09d65f36d9ebd2130e6

How to choose the correct version of Advapi32.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 Advapi32.dll file?

To repair the “advapi32.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the advapi32.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register Advapi32.dll?

If putting the missing advapi32.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 advapi32.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing Advapi32.dll error automatically

With WikiDll Fixer you can automatically repair advapi32.dll errors. The utility will not only download the correct version of advapi32.dll for absolutely free and suggest the right directory to install it but also resolve other issues related to the advapi32.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 advapi32.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 advapi32.dll error

Sometimes advapi32.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 Advapi32.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 Advapi32.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix advapi32.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the advapi32.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 advapi32.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 advapi32.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 advapi32.dll error should be resolved.

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