How to Repair apihex86.dll? Download Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing apihex86.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 apihex86.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

apihex86.dll file Dynamic Link Library. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of apihex86.dll related errors on your device. You can also download apihex86.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 apihex86.dll
File extension DLL
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Dynamic Link Library
Software
Program Windows 7
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 7
Details
File size 41984
Oldest file 2009-04-11
Latest file 2009-07-14
apihex86.dll

There are various types of errors related to apihex86.dll file. apihex86.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 apihex86.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • apihex86.dll is corrupted
  • apihex86.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - apihex86.dll
  • apihex86.dll file error
  • apihex86.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register apihex86.dll file:
  • apihex86.dll file could not be loaded
  • apihex86.dll file doesn't exist

apihex86.dll

Error

Application could not be started because apihex86.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to apihex86.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 apihex86.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.

apihex86.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 apihex86.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 apihex86.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 apihex86.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 apihex86.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the apihex86.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 apihex86.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 apihex86.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 apihex86.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace apihex86.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 apihex86.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of apihex86.dll file example directory paths.

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

If the steps did not solve your apihex86.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 apihex86.dll
System Windows 7
File size 41984 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 59c7dd2eafdbe86b2e23bcdabb575448
SHA1 8436518f71f98f8a0639f8d4ebe97307a65fdb79
SHA256 4d9d271d92b88100082cdc6a6cf2c321d4351fe58c750d2fa29ee1696fe709a9
CRC32 830541cf
Example file location C:\Windows\AppPatch\
Filename apihex86.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 40960 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 dd7c4a01ae1e8143f2d8610e179dca21
SHA1 e7817f30e9b0aadc026d14693619b110902f6207
SHA256 8529f8983e2353d177873299c86b3f7876092e711a355f0ab424d186e1028556
CRC32 199f4a29
Example file location C:\Windows\AppPatch\