d3d10_1.dll - Repair Issues and Download

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

d3d10_1.dll file Direct3D 10.1 Runtime. 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 d3d10_1.dll related errors on your device. You can also download d3d10_1.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, 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 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename d3d10_1.dll
File extension DLL
Description Direct3D 10.1 Runtime
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 d3d10_1.dll file. d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • d3d10_1.dll is corrupted
  • d3d10_1.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - d3d10_1.dll
  • d3d10_1.dll file error
  • d3d10_1.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register d3d10_1.dll file:
  • d3d10_1.dll file could not be loaded
  • d3d10_1.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because d3d10_1.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.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.

d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of d3d10_1.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\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---

If the steps did not solve your d3d10_1.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 d3d10_1.dll
System Windows 10
File size 154112 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 c19012028af535d0e5a56f554ba8525d
SHA1 06b2226558d22155daa9bace774701ac323dd9dd
SHA256 63a0f8b90cfb2c1595af65bb650e66611069ad54a0d1555a011bf084e26e1458
CRC32 5aff6348
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename d3d10_1.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 161792 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 e821e9e3c75663011815fc895e2f6857
SHA1 8a128d2576915b72de476f5566cbbf010f1f192a
SHA256 3abae9028589bd39eee401ef252b3b87ddbd70a9d4f0073e5aa523bcebd2bdf3
CRC32 cf0f3560
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename d3d10_1.dll
System Windows 8
File size 145920 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 785702383fc9a0f1f432224019790909
SHA1 512b45e7bb8df0de8ad8cafb523f1afb28d3a6b7
SHA256 134fd2467704b5b8a50842c5b9bf3a43c51e10287bc71b78a37b942e3a404157
CRC32 1099f972
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename d3d10_1.dll
System Windows 7
File size 161792 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 6e05f39af5b91cee0d2a84501eeedbd8
SHA1 674af2bf42c75bc1296809d4f03137f1bd083700
SHA256 5f88d52f049566980c94678c145e8e2b46d5ae8e91d71e9b731fdc5206fc3569
CRC32 b375ec34
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename d3d10_1.dll
System Windows 7
File size 197120 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 d63bee2a8b22482f7080a8d3f2e1a733
SHA1 d2fbf5f2c110fc662596a5c03d7da3edaa3a41d2
SHA256 20e2cc793e55548ca8f6eb7f02d51eea7632e16302c9213705f3a9684ad9f41f
CRC32 ab9fa224
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename d3d10_1.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 159744 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 184233c079dc8477cea87479491e1593
SHA1 f07ffa4d37b63065e7ebf271d343f250dfddce17
SHA256 bca591d3ebbeda926e863b1443a3453be9af7b5c642a06c15267aa0fac38b3ee
CRC32 aa43eef9
Example file location ---
Filename d3d10_1.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 195072 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 a77f901f533ae7147e1a9191cf4b4305
SHA1 c8df50d0df7fe8dfcfdd2b9ab334ffc48327465e
SHA256 d3ea228c1c5dffbc66527d382ad4b92a602efde31e1cd9959ba36ce1b67e6c93
CRC32 96ffeb38
Example file location ---