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

What is Setupapi.dll?

Setupapi.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 Setupapi.dll used for?

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

What is Setupapi.dll is missing error mean?

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

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

Other common setupapi.dll errors include:

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

How to fix Setupapi.dll missing error?

If the “setupapi.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 setupapi.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 Setupapi.dll

Search through available versions of setupapi.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

Setupapi.dll, 13 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.17031 1.7 MB
MD5 c500954647e81a00700d3767c2b3cc4b
SHA1 9a07d99fdf8d0e8e74aba1b12bb7e9f9439b854c
32bit 6.2.9200.16496 1.7 MB
MD5 1e0dfbb85ea37ab2ba780ea9ab522026
SHA1 8371b1ce5a84295f1e6d983ec951e694c737d73b
32bit 6.1.7601.17514 1.6 MB
MD5 10fb16b50affda6d44588f3c445dc273
SHA1 de48f69f78f95ebbb710fa31edb6cb40cba3e4c7
64bit 6.0.6001.18000 1.8 MB
MD5 96058ce748ee27e97f7bdaa7283e44a5
SHA1 5bc44fa9b250aa2385a64df1f7aac80609e960ce
32bit 6.0.6001.18000 1.5 MB
MD5 ec6f86f7718abe932926deed0b871d46
SHA1 fadff281f48e7a638bd81cb940f41dbf3477d15e
32bit 5.1.2600.5512 969.5 KB
MD5 a56a5efbce255930ead14e5049fddb9c
SHA1 3c7ae1940e9a911a672354dea7cbcad4f415aeb0
32bit 5.1.2600.2180 968.0 KB
MD5 5c02694524a7f5d23c5a56a41ce5d62a
SHA1 0643bb44ede8e97af61eaf798caabafa89ab4846
32bit 5.1.2600.1106 911.0 KB
MD5 d82c5fb1175bc5e0975184cc5aeb35e6
SHA1 d79e65d1dff88de6ca8593025c313ffa17c7cede
64bit 10.0.19041.1 4.4 MB
MD5 d98ce37bf09893de26e0662b4c388e50
SHA1 2511cdc2b9f0ff083360fd17e365deb1cb1335c7
64bit 10.0.14393.0 4.2 MB
MD5 a8c01ec1c852180c1471821600a7ef99
SHA1 5312e05c2c82688a19ac3e32b74dd948a31d5897
32bit 10.0.14393.0 4.1 MB
MD5 b4afcaa856c58fab35c6b6dcf802e420
SHA1 d3fd2b4d102ca2d72086f6a2e5b782efc5640317
64bit 10.0.10586.420 4.2 MB
MD5 4973b94de96e78af1128a557846e8411
SHA1 d297cd6390d01841c6d156309cac9f7c24237161
32bit 10.0.10586.420 4.1 MB
MD5 8162bc2ec9e529aa90f196a12d887308
SHA1 7aa8e10e3cf5876d097c5bdd6fafa6ca4d5c140d

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

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

How to register Setupapi.dll?

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

Method 2: Fix the missing Setupapi.dll error automatically

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

Sometimes setupapi.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 Setupapi.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 Setupapi.dll file by performing System Restore

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

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