dbnmpntw.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

dbnmpntw.dll file Named Pipes 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 dbnmpntw.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dbnmpntw.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 dbnmpntw.dll
File extension DLL
Description Named Pipes 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 dbnmpntw.dll file. dbnmpntw.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 dbnmpntw.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to dbnmpntw.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 dbnmpntw.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of dbnmpntw.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: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your dbnmpntw.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 dbnmpntw.dll
System Windows 10
File size 19456 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 91642378885a0b69eba40d0672b3feb8
SHA1 fe80054da528889d6c761a6de420a06e3693db3b
SHA256 c364bc08f1d8ead41dff3ee84fff2b76c6eb4661a3ee0139e896f8cf4ecd73cb
CRC32 76e09574
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dbnmpntw.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 18944 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 e397fddf02daffb9fefc838770efbde8
SHA1 902653376f64498d5c95ec82617ee9545d1a0610
SHA256 2b34a967e61b3c733455fc21642580a67b153f4cd3fe1beb3bbeb69d5322004f
CRC32 7266896e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dbnmpntw.dll
System Windows 8
File size 18944 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3c04fb2f30c63112decaa3558f8ee491
SHA1 44874f69b0c567bd7c84bf220c8770827791a520
SHA256 64c462ed9f8f839d9b55335c879177a6b2b69768c14df3a5204afa925282e2af
CRC32 82d1a15b
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dbnmpntw.dll
System Windows 7
File size 32768 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 d4958a2160edcde5af3d14ca750f663c
SHA1 e6ac68cebae5e7e3b7a3f7941fef1aa32fd2bd24
SHA256 c7e1e907d95e94ac3e4874ffe63397e8e5d84d4b4b3a444bd37c2a8dfca53b46
CRC32 b45853b4
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dbnmpntw.dll
System Windows 7
File size 40960 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 f0d1bcf9a53023550b55042a713cda40
SHA1 82f58d484d1f02722244372774ec06b8e92c1065
SHA256 59e6e59ab11c214c2e25ca2c2e22b20140820bbc5efedd44d51a4ce93d38d265
CRC32 0418055f
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dbnmpntw.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 32768 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b50ebe9b12b5dbf2ef2768aeae4ae0df
SHA1 bbf3436ff7437c1a08d5f620748e6635a2ba9428
SHA256 3e8ddf37aee3d01926f83ba8e9596be9b58bcb20ecc40b0f21b1c80ebd002014
CRC32 9cc1fed1
Example file location ---
Filename dbnmpntw.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 36864 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 f05ba95db8439fb570cf6434e50b27b5
SHA1 64477e6dff2019da418676258ac06ef6a08177ab
SHA256 4c812c0ed0a1b63ba20bd67fa48ae9fd6524f3fe5b0df8554aa7ade8ce9a0111
CRC32 aba4cbf1
Example file location ---
Filename dbnmpntw.dll
System Windows XP
File size 28672 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 c6c5e638cf647a790623f7d34218a51e
SHA1 60c15fa74bb276af6ae77e657b443c6fbd626c05
SHA256 94f8644af498bf4b6e01f25b387b1ab13adc6691f359a8fcc15827bc2f445cea
CRC32 19122a04
Example file location ---