apihex64.dll - Repair Issues and Download

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing apihex64.dll files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent apihex64.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

apihex64.dll file API Tracing X64 Hook Engine. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of apihex64.dll related errors on your device. You can also download apihex64.dll file compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename apihex64.dll
File extension DLL
Description API Tracing X64 Hook Engine
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to apihex64.dll file. apihex64.dll file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to apihex64.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • apihex64.dll is corrupted
  • apihex64.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - apihex64.dll
  • apihex64.dll file error
  • apihex64.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register apihex64.dll file:
  • apihex64.dll file could not be loaded
  • apihex64.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because apihex64.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to apihex64.dll can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing apihex64.dll file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

apihex64.dll file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with apihex64.dll file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to apihex64.dll file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of apihex64.dll or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to apihex64.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the apihex64.dll file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the apihex64.dll file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the apihex64.dll file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace apihex64.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace apihex64.dll file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded apihex64.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of apihex64.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\AppPatch\AppPatch64\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\AppPatch\AppPatch64\

If the steps did not solve your apihex64.dll file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename apihex64.dll
System Windows 7
File size 52736 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 87f88b9c8882e84344729ddbea731bd8
SHA1 fd326e800247f1b81998a89196cb7d2c174816f2
SHA256 4c3b087e6d800321b5a0d20e093a7e9926cc862f48b19ad321aee71f2aab7ae1
CRC32 3ed1b670
Example file location C:\Windows\AppPatch\AppPatch64\
Filename apihex64.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 55296 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 4198e75977996e9cbaf15606fd4ee559
SHA1 01ac1268faed3e74a6b85cc6a48a099332fdb525
SHA256 c60d973bd918d126a17b4922e61af13b5ff44cb39d9f9c23890ff7319a8405c8
CRC32 5af022fa
Example file location C:\Windows\AppPatch\AppPatch64\