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

dbnetlib.dll file Winsock Oriented Net DLL for SQL Clients. 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 dbnetlib.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dbnetlib.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, 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 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename dbnetlib.dll
File extension DLL
Description Winsock Oriented Net DLL for SQL Clients
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 dbnetlib.dll file. dbnetlib.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 dbnetlib.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to dbnetlib.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 dbnetlib.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of dbnetlib.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\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your dbnetlib.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 dbnetlib.dll
System Windows 10
File size 105472 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 5095cf40805ddf4ed05daa7e2ade749b
SHA1 d820727dcc33cb9da0fa225f1253737740462441
SHA256 698b0ba3e5629ecbfb24497ee29109494586ba6acd45f81fa271fe69a8e751d6
CRC32 a3eab5b5
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dbnetlib.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 112640 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 fbe1a5576f6f8875ec2116263bb0274d
SHA1 b2ce7db518450cdba04934b75b7aa45b0c7d2f93
SHA256 ac53e47ed94e1c8b24e9eafc9cecf143d358788f4e6931a9b76a51ae140f46b8
CRC32 ba60e67c
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dbnetlib.dll
System Windows 8
File size 119296 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 5ed6bcb0933e9354ed7766bacdd36fa7
SHA1 37c49f476a327b74b22ec578802b29da2dd0d20a
SHA256 57e93e2630e0a345c72e1243474bea0aef5bcb0070d563977f27dfab10defddb
CRC32 dcb111d0
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dbnetlib.dll
System Windows 7
File size 147456 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 324054ca9c519f63e566d814ff4730bd
SHA1 74ba376fb214c77830adc81ac1364acc4e877529
SHA256 da898ceab31aaa246343fcedddf1e7257705736140c158596aae92c6b88d4bdb
CRC32 51e15cce
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dbnetlib.dll
System Windows 7
File size 135168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 8bcb9193c2fbcedaf548a05a4514f6a4
SHA1 355f1691508bcecf84f2d4ba1eb7a364461c7efe
SHA256 a9301a8266e5add4a7914abf7f2c36c9160003c4ba6103926ceef49039be926d
CRC32 1c703938
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dbnetlib.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 135168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 0f3334e72fa397b9ee536e1fe6ced525
SHA1 eec197343206f96328199ceb42f9d70dc39cfa2f
SHA256 a6a06b0b5b0c57d451d29d383d582c53f7eac256a0d578944f218f5c93d61e48
CRC32 c5f8a87f
Example file location ---
Filename dbnetlib.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 139264 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 3ec2ac8e37b85cdfd66b0c3932e1ac4f
SHA1 147238cd211e2585150373dae2c9aa608e148643
SHA256 7c3077cef58889303f191d144e48892a2753c55dbaaf732dad23697109803f57
CRC32 ae3ab742
Example file location ---
Filename dbnetlib.dll
System Windows XP
File size 110592 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 605aa7e19f6ccdc6d171095883a1b1c5
SHA1 3d0a4ce09b7b0e24fae0172e8e10b526b58db96a
SHA256 83269169cc689b83793daf958920a1b616c9e65141fbacd041d6fe01d920483e
CRC32 4727f96f
Example file location ---