Download and Fix apisetschema.dll

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

apisetschema.dll file ApiSet Schema DLL. 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 apisetschema.dll related errors on your device. You can also download apisetschema.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename apisetschema.dll
File extension DLL
Description ApiSet Schema DLL
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 apisetschema.dll file. apisetschema.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 apisetschema.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to apisetschema.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 apisetschema.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\

If the steps did not solve your apisetschema.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 apisetschema.dll
System Windows 10
File size 109472 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 2324b0005e58b9f470d1e0eca0ba83a3
SHA1 fa61f700a719dac79b83cb2ba4a1b41ec7df534b
SHA256 c778dc9f93818ab8f12b4596356d36cfb59f204a1a3926e2541e14a507114146
CRC32 2dc7f204
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename apisetschema.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 70496 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 62fd8a36c24f20cda3a8a84823ca6fbe
SHA1 a55ff297f549f2e6c0a89dbed0aacecc5b2780cb
SHA256 9ee9e49a8632366057e569315114deeff955f032d9df995b07428e8c7c6a6a47
CRC32 1cabb613
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename apisetschema.dll
System Windows 8
File size 46320 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 a74bf5797220554fcb14803f4b4144b8
SHA1 2d4366e6489ede82eedd81ca2f53089191f8a576
SHA256 1f5fd85c7bd999a4957fcc1cfe93b9adf01879823ca251f3303e55e83e42f7b7
CRC32 af563f55
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename apisetschema.dll
System Windows 7
File size 6656 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 2f03490092c032392fb6ff635222b9b2
SHA1 77e86c4677b8670474bfb2dbc60a47e3b340a679
SHA256 951e57ba594507058366321ae29dc117cde9d3801a0535a704db4c7762690c81
CRC32 0ada9b7e
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename apisetschema.dll
System Windows 7
File size 6656 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 316663537a203220f15b9d426d5b44f8
SHA1 4293639ce60094c032b2524a442becc206ba3d6f
SHA256 da8137486bd7a599f39286d71c04bb1afd9c101e628311c2999d2630fd9ae035
CRC32 f0e03ab6
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\