Download and Fix d3dxof.dll

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing d3dxof.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 d3dxof.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

d3dxof.dll file DirectX Files DLL. 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 d3dxof.dll related errors on your device. You can also download d3dxof.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP 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, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename d3dxof.dll
File extension DLL
Description DirectX Files DLL
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 d3dxof.dll file. d3dxof.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 d3dxof.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • d3dxof.dll is corrupted
  • d3dxof.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - d3dxof.dll
  • d3dxof.dll file error
  • d3dxof.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register d3dxof.dll file:
  • d3dxof.dll file could not be loaded
  • d3dxof.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because d3dxof.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to d3dxof.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 d3dxof.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.

d3dxof.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 d3dxof.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 d3dxof.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 d3dxof.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 d3dxof.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the d3dxof.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 d3dxof.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 d3dxof.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 d3dxof.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace d3dxof.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 d3dxof.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of d3dxof.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 Vista: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your d3dxof.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 d3dxof.dll
System Windows 10
File size 57856 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 388cb0e2a5e8e4bbcb64023712501911
SHA1 8de59e002fb07ac495c31b2a16660c21a39516c4
SHA256 ca4744ed54f4b2e6a1de3976242ecb5d59a36e1e507062719a03e110faddb561
CRC32 e67c56a3
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename d3dxof.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 58368 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 d3b579cb03a604e691c870990a9bb707
SHA1 97789cc44df9ab971f7b272704d60a5002865cad
SHA256 f57280eccabf7feabfc838e2b6282a905656095f8f80fc5f4aeabcb08fd6534f
CRC32 eec3b958
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename d3dxof.dll
System Windows 8
File size 54272 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 b86eb6b8dc5dc13e01df0ea9da73a2fe
SHA1 aaa67fc80440a6d5900747e542f25c93d14902d5
SHA256 a0e3f0d25104474f66116aa349472cca78db53203e0eec8146c620748ecb739c
CRC32 37ff19a9
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename d3dxof.dll
System Windows 7
File size 53760 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 cc141c1856652f08539a9b4f0cac5898
SHA1 7ee21d2c933fcc8a2fbbbf3830f71648aef6b376
SHA256 3e89dd7af43e40737943cfff23bd9ab442367eece28f05c19fc42340f61fcad6
CRC32 39193da5
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename d3dxof.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 53248 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 6c9ff16da8bfdda8a57da0a6769ac8d5
SHA1 e7ea3f258f2fe639486aa4ae399bd77fec9f13af
SHA256 fa71f8923b798b61c550fbf5f951c87ac9c8dded11d3382b5947e23f76ff2b10
CRC32 67a8b81a
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename d3dxof.dll
System Windows XP
File size 47616 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 9bb566d2992a94caa25b2a886b0fb53b
SHA1 50bcdb44cc705460c3ba95ba67894b58d5eceb97
SHA256 dffb9e97277964353041b84f57f89c169502a9172067563feba98db4b1b25f77
CRC32 c3eed76c
Example file location ---