Troubleshoot AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.dll Errors and Download File

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

AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.dll file Microsoft Windows SideShow class extension component. 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 AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.dll related errors on your device. You can also download AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.dll file compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft Windows SideShow class extension component
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.)
Fix File Errors

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

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



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


Problems related to AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.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 AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 8: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.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 AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.dll
System Windows 8
File size 145408 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 b41206f18508600f42a56cec6d32f7c7
SHA1 586b2d0b8671db4ebfa937861428919ce6f9782c
SHA256 2ca0891c39a1110aeb663ca3f8b412ddf92407da75ce60b200841f26985b64af
CRC32 6c5b8a84
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.dll
System Windows 7
File size 189440 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 855526dd01b50e1a4453145e7f98be33
SHA1 f791822aff97db1324f37b845b65f82acbc01b1f
SHA256 edc22a1d0ba8a1220eff2b8031975b49ba2d915f8a5d29f613ff8055bdc0c52a
CRC32 9b500b93
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename AuxiliaryDisplayDriverLib.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 131072 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 c96425341e76ee123521c84448c4ffc3
SHA1 0e5c587e634a6628e0e6bd92b24750bed273af96
SHA256 0a572c4d0b7a061b2da70b2fe9e1d286c0223f390154bc6564c67a0e30305073
CRC32 954f96ac
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\