Download and Fix bthpanapi.dll

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

bthpanapi.dll file bthpanapi. 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 bthpanapi.dll related errors on your device. You can also download bthpanapi.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 bthpanapi.dll
File extension DLL
Description bthpanapi
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 bthpanapi.dll file. bthpanapi.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 bthpanapi.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to bthpanapi.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 bthpanapi.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of bthpanapi.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 bthpanapi.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 bthpanapi.dll
System Windows 10
File size 25088 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 1a5518e82f41be89637921bc9cf74d9d
SHA1 b8e5bc33f467c6e430cd6555370f98af26b34af3
SHA256 b971f775f293670756099009814a553e3c02d60c44caed99639d6039430af1cd
CRC32 c9678c7b
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bthpanapi.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 25088 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 fb1cf14c18175dc8b128b98448ee1c9e
SHA1 580201945bdff441cbbb5ed21cbcd5fa25d85230
SHA256 1bb8d7f66ea994ade42c6111636a5bb9dfaccafa6f07a1f181fed187e22ec23f
CRC32 d7f07ccc
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bthpanapi.dll
System Windows 8
File size 24064 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 0e8a96f59ab97d0238bc53a4645248ee
SHA1 ecc53a93258e96e5461e4bda3e3424c8b90d8fb2
SHA256 a3afc50929ad72d43830d292de60ba3b9c3e72eefd1e409d52d0495a5110e92e
CRC32 1f9f6ed6
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bthpanapi.dll
System Windows 7
File size 30720 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 d481ef5f7d1b10f19cad42971d5af3d5
SHA1 e873fa0c139d42a2a5b279987b4ca10c03dc1fd5
SHA256 70815213c983d3f585d2f50c4432ebcd4dd729ee8d33e8a72d443f233dd8d781
CRC32 d55c7c73
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\