Download bridgeres.dll to Fix Errors

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

bridgeres.dll file Bridge Resources. 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 bridgeres.dll related errors on your device. You can also download bridgeres.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista 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 Vista

File info

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

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



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


Problems related to bridgeres.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 bridgeres.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of bridgeres.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\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your bridgeres.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 bridgeres.dll
System Windows 10
File size 2560 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 dc808d1cbe413574d0412c10f6eea89f
SHA1 5ae0691a3f101def5855712e2e94f0c896c3bbcd
SHA256 1bb60fc90d7c5f710bb659fab0411da53f1acbe8deddd122fde7038185f7ad0c
CRC32 381f597f
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bridgeres.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 2048 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 22a91cc6803edd70d03f5a58a84db98e
SHA1 6a2784a00bfac0ec49676dadaf4376a0195f7de4
SHA256 4e549c7ad44189be93655a09945d8e0960f8edc810d38cccd99535d1c5198682
CRC32 a5aef94b
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bridgeres.dll
System Windows 8
File size 2048 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 f8f39523bcf799c5ad1ac7adefadd8a4
SHA1 54b31f5ecbeba3d94b25ff1b1d85a5bd250df0ca
SHA256 4625e790b50c5cb66e7b32b63003d92b268d98d05d47ce76cd8f4ec51cf62442
CRC32 2073ff0d
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bridgeres.dll
System Windows 7
File size 2048 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 2d066fbe63f7026c43c662c094b98076
SHA1 aaa64cca332e2122863fbdf5a17501fecdc06dad
SHA256 cdab0e3f24a0aec4fbfa68eb3e6f80aa86c15ac9080f27216e386ce829c3df10
CRC32 872961cf
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bridgeres.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 2048 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 65745e90d8ab885203b1c5cbb9b8444f
SHA1 42f7c9e6b55c8abf5d5a4c1ede95f3461ba9e2f6
SHA256 33b6f6ea624e64cd5bb05181dfdfa75da91c0d79edc033b5fc3f29a860a2086c
CRC32 8868b68b
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\