dbghelp.dll Informations - Download and Fix

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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename dbghelp.dll
File extension DLL
Description Windows Image Helper
Software
Program Debugging Tools for Windows(R)
Author Microsoft Corporation
Details
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.)
dbghelp.dll

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

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

dbghelp.dll

Error

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

OK

Problems related to dbghelp.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 dbghelp.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
  • Windows 8.1: ---
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If the steps did not solve your dbghelp.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 dbghelp.dll
System Windows 10
File size 1080672 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 3a6645c125f7c1fa67c3adde279b9b6f
SHA1 1bf77d20bdbe7ba9c00326a75370e2ca70ba4a66
SHA256 0f40c17f2c10a5b751460a3a75e54474cc13f77ad714cd78428196d04b3328be
CRC32 28a43293
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 10
File size 1213200 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 4003e34416ebd25e4c115d49dc15e1a7
SHA1 faf95ec65cde5bd833ce610bb8523363310ec4ad
SHA256 c06430b8cb025be506be50a756488e1bcc3827c4f45158d93e4e3eeb98ce1e4f
CRC32 242bb285
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 10
File size 1199296 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 2bbfedce40ba8c13068203ad086f22a1
SHA1 33f1a62a92f0e5631559bcd7bd1422e21faec0fa
SHA256 2f452f7b0d64c322dd933142744e086d2852515b3ce0feb6df1c405c5cb0f729
CRC32 06174b94
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 10
File size 1284608 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 3d8295c96af414c574f1be097f4b94ae
SHA1 5fd31a6b5348c61d7b6f8ad2706515ca418be9cc
SHA256 dc742ef3a6336c2a77403c9b54f1255edbd6090905fd8595cefada27b8225ac2
CRC32 5b147f33
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 1207296 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 85d3300b3467e48bc8fceb5d57ee7403
SHA1 95ad4e4470d7c15ba871286e971e5e4ed99e76e3
SHA256 e279b33f31a237b0b0db29f7e2dc529a9d75672bdbccd8f5c60d3dbc14352102
CRC32 381ff2a1
Example file location ---
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 8
File size 1107968 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 5125c1f27f8537f33076d0c0151f6b7f
SHA1 ca0f0a1a3d8417939b0d8d1a99f1a5f8ecc9208f
SHA256 25d16b44387dc7758cd8f5c50c59b97221df692d0ef728ef5f12f314204ba6e6
CRC32 ace8abd7
Example file location ---
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 7
File size 854016 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 53223b673a3fa2f9a4d1c31c8d3f6cd8
SHA1 4d4fb558ca4207ff53b81d11307e6819c1be287d
SHA256 b07a12e3ecd5e418a3f99f00c56e7f482f68cade330e7c079dccdffad2e21299
CRC32 cca4b445
Example file location ---
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 7
File size 1087488 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 a7a8ca53d9c9fd90c07ab0eb38e5316b
SHA1 8835dbda73b15f87cceedfe707b9166bad409440
SHA256 b98722e76601a98f038f40703c4b8bd21b5ec3b65dc1b07b7c367c06448f8a0e
CRC32 fc57191e
Example file location ---
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 798208 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 4934241cd20ac87d78121352e3ba8318
SHA1 b6b7452b34a8b70344dabd723d981fbd7c34cfd3
SHA256 dacd7a7e0a41b011ad306972876568f27cdcf064edff71024bc0d4b595b666a7
CRC32 bcb5b631
Example file location ---
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 1012736 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 900b9b25c345aaa4f90913ba9aecabf4
SHA1 f019f6145a4e370a64773045513218b027e0ccfd
SHA256 70f3a495d208af464360f1c63e6b5e7f790ff356249101f8e202ed9ece5c6eff
CRC32 ba84941d
Example file location ---
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows XP
File size 640000 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 b6e6f3f5b63053d5dc1f4ee32992492f
SHA1 e5c743c8d39de0c0f43099476de82cf5a862cc15
SHA256 089f9c92b677a138baba4817624e8ca49b7e507b7d6fa0b1a3b4302b354b5c7e
CRC32 519f40f6
Example file location ---
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 1213200 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 4003e34416ebd25e4c115d49dc15e1a7
SHA1 faf95ec65cde5bd833ce610bb8523363310ec4ad
SHA256 c06430b8cb025be506be50a756488e1bcc3827c4f45158d93e4e3eeb98ce1e4f
CRC32 242bb285
Example file location ---
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 8
File size 1080672 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 3a6645c125f7c1fa67c3adde279b9b6f
SHA1 1bf77d20bdbe7ba9c00326a75370e2ca70ba4a66
SHA256 0f40c17f2c10a5b751460a3a75e54474cc13f77ad714cd78428196d04b3328be
CRC32 28a43293
Example file location ---
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 8
File size 1213200 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 4003e34416ebd25e4c115d49dc15e1a7
SHA1 faf95ec65cde5bd833ce610bb8523363310ec4ad
SHA256 c06430b8cb025be506be50a756488e1bcc3827c4f45158d93e4e3eeb98ce1e4f
CRC32 242bb285
Example file location ---
Filename dbghelp.dll
System Windows 7
File size 1080672 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 3a6645c125f7c1fa67c3adde279b9b6f
SHA1 1bf77d20bdbe7ba9c00326a75370e2ca70ba4a66
SHA256 0f40c17f2c10a5b751460a3a75e54474cc13f77ad714cd78428196d04b3328be
CRC32 28a43293
Example file location ---