How to Download and Fix avmeter.dll?

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

avmeter.dll file Metering Controls. 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 avmeter.dll related errors on your device. You can also download avmeter.dll file compatible with Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename avmeter.dll
File extension DLL
Description Metering Controls
Software
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
Details
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights ©1998 Active Voice Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)
avmeter.dll

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

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

avmeter.dll

Error

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

OK

Problems related to avmeter.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 avmeter.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows XP: C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\

If the steps did not solve your avmeter.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 avmeter.dll
System Windows XP
File size 16384 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 399495998bceea80f23e57ccab074508
SHA1 f273a3d6666cce208a9448747045f9d30fd8d8fe
SHA256 f6b6a3780169853cbec069f043b31f931d1d940ef720dd6e0aac5542cf458c6c
CRC32 84ce7de9
Example file location C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\