Troubleshoot BdeHdCfgLib.dll Errors and Download File

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

BdeHdCfgLib.dll file Windows BitLocker Drive Preparation Tool. 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 BdeHdCfgLib.dll related errors on your device. You can also download BdeHdCfgLib.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, 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

File info

General information
Filename BdeHdCfgLib.dll
File extension DLL
Description Windows BitLocker Drive Preparation Tool
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
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 BdeHdCfgLib.dll file. BdeHdCfgLib.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 BdeHdCfgLib.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to BdeHdCfgLib.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 BdeHdCfgLib.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of BdeHdCfgLib.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\System32\

If the steps did not solve your BdeHdCfgLib.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 BdeHdCfgLib.dll
System Windows 10
File size 88064 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 7051c8b868ca6f05649df7e2e0c704d4
SHA1 54e96d72982ebda7e33ca6ed5dce92906aa81961
SHA256 66959588d82a56d882e96a47ff38356406ee77d1918dadbcde2a122a2c349452
CRC32 b83bbe17
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename BdeHdCfgLib.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 88576 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 bb461b75b16a082b7cbec049a705fd4a
SHA1 aa7da638e4935a360e1eff0e7c6180b8663bc21a
SHA256 5164bdbd1f1f8a442fceaee82344d7a7b6824fd9115c52fb2b8999094f190830
CRC32 70e951db
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename BdeHdCfgLib.dll
System Windows 8
File size 83968 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 43c9f851b819926efd8012e986b823b8
SHA1 28ac6300caa2dfb25df1e3899a49b919d856f039
SHA256 c9f327d24b6b04ca7b80f490ee22f000ea12f33680c55c5fef4c0d1c28f406ec
CRC32 3b926032
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename BdeHdCfgLib.dll
System Windows 7
File size 105472 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 cb14b72e2e12120368f224177ea693b3
SHA1 dec9db96614dc893871835ce8481265a5b864fb7
SHA256 58cef523f82dab14130467b12b45e4f30df1d3169f486738f977f8eb6caeb6ce
CRC32 e476e191
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\