How to Download and Fix DAConn.dll?

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

DAConn.dll file Direct Access Connection Flows. 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 DAConn.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DAConn.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename DAConn.dll
File extension DLL
Description Direct Access Connection Flows
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 DAConn.dll file. DAConn.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 DAConn.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to DAConn.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 DAConn.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your DAConn.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 DAConn.dll
System Windows 10
File size 45056 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 8c381ba78cb0118656d3eb8858f09a62
SHA1 f1a44072f09626ee5c77df61d977c7dd95416360
SHA256 a3bc994b3ef36c88f7f0b13a3fed0784008a88d7bb6d11351bf4aaeba06f4596
CRC32 9fa30d0e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DAConn.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 44032 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 fd1e83a722bd53d0a52695c90d5a3b78
SHA1 522b8bd8a3d19f976dc92162d8b9b464ef5c0848
SHA256 6797d481a168dd527a18a341831ddc8cbb16986957ec5d11273390f4bfa24b1a
CRC32 25a0b6f9
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DAConn.dll
System Windows 8
File size 91136 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 eb86f3c41128512ea4be835f2182e2fa
SHA1 3903af2eabe2e77a3ff5a6332733726317bd3ece
SHA256 5aebfa09a1187a07f6cb6e9566666cf111d0b3d9774f606e76ca78ffc9647f9c
CRC32 a89be4a8
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\