btplugin.dll - Repair Issues and Download

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

btplugin.dll file Dynamic Link Library. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of btplugin.dll related errors on your device. You can also download btplugin.dll file compatible with Windows Vista, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows Vista, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename btplugin.dll
File extension DLL
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Dynamic Link Library
Program Windows Vista
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version Vista
File size 26624
Oldest file 2006-11-02
Latest file 2009-04-11

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

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



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


Problems related to btplugin.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 btplugin.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\winmobil.inf_e19c65de\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\winmobil.inf_e19c65de\

If the steps did not solve your btplugin.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 btplugin.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 26624 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 18a64f774c6727833acfc012ad1c2def
SHA1 6839e7da3cbeff9ce29630e4ff7c9f981e2fe254
SHA256 701bcfe204184c5ef446b3a6683e96611276c9df1ff2f4f03168829596957a79
CRC32 fa900d33
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\winmobil.inf_e19c65de\
Filename btplugin.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 26624 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 995db940fb60ce41712a87956042973f
SHA1 534438c87d72e3b551134a50af670f2ed972fafe
SHA256 d95b19207cec5fec9d7d6f927b92a2bee7bba73e77ac1877df9a4dc85af39e3c
CRC32 3b5d8c13
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\winmobil.inf_e19c65de\