Download crtdll.dll to Fix Errors

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

crtdll.dll file Microsoft C Runtime Library. 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 crtdll.dll related errors on your device. You can also download crtdll.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 8.1

File info

General information
Filename crtdll.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft C Runtime Library
Software
Program Microsoft® Windows NT(TM) Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
Details
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights Copyright © Microsoft Corp. 1981-1995
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)
crtdll.dll

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

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

crtdll.dll

Error

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

OK

Problems related to crtdll.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 crtdll.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows XP: ---
  • Windows 8.1: ---

If the steps did not solve your crtdll.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 crtdll.dll
System Windows 10
File size 149019 bytes
Date 2013-06-18
File details
MD5 d17a0d5e0b6f95bb133c6dd761ee78fd
SHA1 4c324fb8b01033b743a115c242a11e8c827522c4
SHA256 f6f4951f98185ba8ddcdaa43f13b8106b9b667bb7f5ee027dc51b4bca4556adc
CRC32 2b62f8d5
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename crtdll.dll
System Windows 8
File size 149019 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 67811c7b13f103dd4c7cc4cbc0e1362c
SHA1 36b4a8abddc3646366195224307a187677c43122
SHA256 9582f01cb9ea241c6ae0ef64eb916e7ef168b3190c166729891bf7726d93fa54
CRC32 25b1eae9
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename crtdll.dll
System Windows 7
File size 149019 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 fcc8f25a5f5a4d6bd57d917db7a00d78
SHA1 917a9fd1592f24aac940661b0ea2a4a45104f77f
SHA256 099e7e1c85b8ef996f0e4c4098a71fb232cf2f9bc0d6eb630ff61971330d1e1e
CRC32 b28dd2a4
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename crtdll.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 149019 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 a6e127e241535c02de9b9e5c25b70345
SHA1 8ac2ab12dbd5322005950c0cac74cbbf721cd561
SHA256 a675c443938d87cc5e4b2f0866393e1eb7a208e91a2376e3aead0c5e9382c7f9
CRC32 d32dc317
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename crtdll.dll
System Windows XP
File size 149019 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 06f2aea1065838aae394553063cdf28e
SHA1 c432bd1921cbbe0eb91663fe4a80d17378230a1a
SHA256 2b61c857c638097c3896cd2a4c55c3d423d531bd16d535da91b7e90cc2bd42a4
CRC32 c7d5ad5c
Example file location ---
Filename crtdll.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 149019 bytes
Date 2013-06-18
File details
MD5 d17a0d5e0b6f95bb133c6dd761ee78fd
SHA1 4c324fb8b01033b743a115c242a11e8c827522c4
SHA256 f6f4951f98185ba8ddcdaa43f13b8106b9b667bb7f5ee027dc51b4bca4556adc
CRC32 2b62f8d5
Example file location ---