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Multi-User Windows USER API Client DLL

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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for user32.dll file, or a way to fix the “user32.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the user32.dll file as well.

What is User32.dll?

User32.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 User32.dll used for?

User32.dll file, also known as Multi-User Windows USER API Client DLL, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the user32.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is User32.dll is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause user32.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the user32.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common user32.dll errors include:

  • “user32.dll is missing”
  • “user32.dll error loading”
  • “user32.dll crash”
  • “user32.dll was not found”
  • “user32.dll could not be located”
  • “user32.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point user32.dll error”
  • “Cannot find user32.dll”
  • “Cannot register user32.dll”
user32.dll - System Error The program can`t start because user32.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix User32.dll missing error?

If the “user32.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 user32.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 User32.dll

Search through available versions of user32.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

User32.dll, 16 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.17031 1.3 MB
MD5 43b0eb86b10506ad564e2005a6156d30
SHA1 46b45f69b5b5ca920836e5664a6a8f0d496bd885
32bit 6.2.9200.16420 1.1 MB
MD5 cd4d76a22c3db441ebf287ce4fdef209
SHA1 b85aecd9368e8c989c1cf2da78a6fcf83e2792cc
32bit 6.1.7601.17514 792.5 KB
MD5 f1dd3acaee5e6b4bbc69bc6df75cef66
SHA1 2b7fd5ff48bd4cb70192503c43adbb1ef5cb5b2a
64bit 6.0.6001.18000 801.0 KB
MD5 32b87d215905f648ebe36a621978442c
SHA1 00bbd4c26b191d571ad45e74cc9707b37317e9be
32bit 6.0.6001.18000 633.0 KB
MD5 3d691030dbd3bd75de1501be54f0d425
SHA1 3a874dfbc5c406c5fc62b0dae64ee7239ff3444e
32bit 5.1.2600.5512 565.0 KB
MD5 e3cf0ec59316ea8e856db1e1f442cd57
SHA1 95ac251d2e18e029ea865269ac74789509c36123
32bit 5.1.2600.2180 563.5 KB
MD5 3e9523a6915656f639a49ebf8453ca00
SHA1 b83ac149568c4c11c6b3cb3144fd85d80bfc2a2f
64bit 10.0.18362.997 1.6 MB
MD5 c7255260a37b185705c47aa5824af151
SHA1 75625f56e7f2ac8e56ce8a00a3ea4c0c6b0807ef
64bit 10.0.14393.0 1.4 MB
MD5 2c9ae94d430b8059d04897976ec802cd
SHA1 45dc924c964ccf08db323c52e7cfa236e903228a
32bit 10.0.14393.0 1.4 MB
MD5 5265be5e7a0859be4c9d0749f393b1f4
SHA1 aeb19f61b6d57a4b3ceba36693eeafa7724c8d31
32bit 10.0.10586.306 1.3 MB
MD5 e7bd4d15cdc5a1e162256cfadca92344
SHA1 fc0c17289fcced7ef91dc17047e4dd12a69b92c4
64bit 10.0.10586.306 1.3 MB
MD5 f5f7ce3e32536f1a37fb3972f27a814f
SHA1 63b56edd96db9fb345b6dbb418ccba2eac8f22bc
32bit 10.0.10586.20 1.3 MB
MD5 b8c4efaa6aaed98e6b5ab57cafa489b9
SHA1 7eae55f05fd4faa4b2f9ea734074ec032e6daac6
64bit 10.0.10586.20 1.3 MB
MD5 dd97ef0ae9224b8c1161736e033c03f1
SHA1 1f977bcbf6bbbbbd6e61f0386df1b8d16f5fc723
32bit 10.0.10240.16384 1.3 MB
MD5 729fe09cbae7dccbe43fa83d63a87278
SHA1 4f4d08483abe2fc012f80b6e939955ee3c85b05d
64bit 10.0.10240.16384 1.3 MB
MD5 75ebc59eab1b4484ffc9b81dd5f4be46
SHA1 23246e65c136b765eace26b28ad76247ccb4a914

How to choose the correct version of User32.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 User32.dll file?

To repair the “user32.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the user32.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register User32.dll?

If putting the missing user32.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 user32.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing User32.dll error automatically

With WikiDll Fixer you can automatically repair user32.dll errors. The utility will not only download the correct version of user32.dll for absolutely free and suggest the right directory to install it but also resolve other issues related to the user32.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 user32.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 user32.dll error

Sometimes user32.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 User32.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 User32.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix user32.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the user32.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 user32.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 user32.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 user32.dll error should be resolved.

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