DDORes.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

DDORes.dll file Device Category information and resources. 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 DDORes.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DDORes.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 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

File info

General information
Filename DDORes.dll
File extension DLL
Description Device Category information and resources
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
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 DDORes.dll file. DDORes.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 DDORes.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to DDORes.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 DDORes.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of DDORes.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\

If the steps did not solve your DDORes.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 DDORes.dll
System Windows 10
File size 15595792 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 9e8108564ae260767842e590e4b175d9
SHA1 7839f045728adb17adfd1dc00fe4b7ac38ddffc7
SHA256 1e5b385efee3fb81eaad05a82f97331b804ed94e86ec6a487f1939f96ae42f45
CRC32 c887a7e2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DDORes.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 15784448 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 91a4422fb34573e40242fcad00bfa5aa
SHA1 56c923211019cf44b790de229bab52a3b000ca23
SHA256 a176f81c1550975d461a2a1b96818b61edf318fd2e475c776534314e0e7dc1f3
CRC32 9cd58546
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DDORes.dll
System Windows 8
File size 15526400 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 89fba49b93eff717cf51e9f861e9cdf4
SHA1 33bc67e494aa08d48b6694bb53ca23890f9b5ac3
SHA256 99191982b429e1cb9d3c167fe04b133bf9ce7978d74105b21bc50311ac818537
CRC32 fd860a57
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DDORes.dll
System Windows 7
File size 6278656 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 bb4dc55d083af56df6fc10eb10559b46
SHA1 3afe9590b1c2782b961cf4f1e3e76ea83949d7b2
SHA256 0594673b83e4e83a7f7970099773e831d5735f6ec734cc8fe8d5401f87865747
CRC32 ff5dec1e
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename DDORes.dll
System Windows 7
File size 6281216 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 bbf9112cb6f98ba498a59ffeea177178
SHA1 38f8de7a364ddd70ef613e79f3165ad069a73a26
SHA256 55d6909dcd456ca415bc4504a85e0f574db8648d9d5dfd096e4fe36b6bd6e81e
CRC32 56496201
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\