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

What is GdiPlus.dll?

GdiPlus.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 GdiPlus.dll used for?

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

What is GdiPlus.dll is missing error mean?

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

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

Other common gdiplus.dll errors include:

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

How to fix GdiPlus.dll missing error?

If the “gdiplus.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 gdiplus.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 GdiPlus.dll

Search through available versions of gdiplus.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

GdiPlus.dll, 14 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.17055 1.3 MB
MD5 a6880ba9a4f02d3c742df956ea9cc44d
SHA1 2bb4bd5290aecbb714ab15e4bd9fc0630ca1721f
32bit 6.2.9200.16518 1.4 MB
MD5 4b38e4c990ef80d03bef9586f273c149
SHA1 c73053adfdff6b959beaf2722388527f932c31e4
64bit 6.2.9200.16518 1.6 MB
MD5 8542bea78795403d705a21b83abd589f
SHA1 4ec6929d0c03243893dac04cc2919d7623e162ef
32bit 6.1.7601.21977 1.6 MB
MD5 74541cee992674bb970bc5717ec899b1
SHA1 112b4eabd7145173374efb1ff6d31a3bc2b065c1
64bit 6.1.7601.21977 2.1 MB
MD5 dcfaf3782aa84a1dd3169de81614ceb0
SHA1 30c8ef01dc0a7e85cb59a520611173cbaa8b6534
32bit 5.2.6001.22319 1.7 MB
MD5 4721ab485e0c29cd1617a5f296b9cc47
SHA1 16492bfe4c4e0d2a374934e00a80b8934bd01ca3
32bit 5.1.3102.1360 1.6 MB
MD5 871c903a90c45ca08a9d42803916c3f7
SHA1 d962a12bc15bfb4c505bb63f603ca211588958db
64bit 10.0.17134.285 1.6 MB
MD5 3a4d406533370b1dc06806042c10d9c1
SHA1 fb0be88059d3a589b203c3ff9789b4f447871df8
32bit 10.0.14393.0 1.4 MB
MD5 e6a5e214b5776f20c16486096d6be1d0
SHA1 1558932358c8166b42c1b01b51a2aee2e27c020c
64bit 10.0.14393.0 1.6 MB
MD5 ffc976c66f874b71adccd3b736ffaf0c
SHA1 9bdad7184df47b7301870a5645f7207b3d1afe1f
32bit 10.0.10586.494 1.4 MB
MD5 4f79496b51e1a67b496ff6a407d22d30
SHA1 e71a1472d77c141038783d33627a13a66a8f4b09
64bit 10.0.10586.494 1.6 MB
MD5 e54fa914cf17ae4afb18291f31ba3063
SHA1 355ec98fa68388a879d490199ebac3f371eb21e7
32bit 10.0.10586.20 1.4 MB
MD5 302a0be9fa2874a3e99c0e25c992e7c7
SHA1 062d541b0d5cb606067d2755832dd7226802f462
64bit 10.0.10586.20 1.6 MB
MD5 69b4974176206d7276b733b30bce442e
SHA1 0bb352626e9c8f09149cc8be4c40f5afadb8d9d5

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

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

How to register GdiPlus.dll?

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

Method 2: Fix the missing GdiPlus.dll error automatically

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

Sometimes gdiplus.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 GdiPlus.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 GdiPlus.dll file by performing System Restore

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

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