How to Repair ddptrace.dll? Download Now

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

ddptrace.dll file Microsoft File Server Resource Management Tracing Library. 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 ddptrace.dll related errors on your device. You can also download ddptrace.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 ddptrace.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft File Server Resource Management Tracing Library
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 ddptrace.dll file. ddptrace.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 ddptrace.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to ddptrace.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 ddptrace.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of ddptrace.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 ddptrace.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 ddptrace.dll
System Windows 10
File size 110592 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 e9c6d769471ec95e49cd0e75d09f3b57
SHA1 7e17b79164e7937f82ac9b44e15a2c2dab7e3ceb
SHA256 cda5b4865b3e4543b0258d28d0e3da6e2e3d79be1f70b52cce320fe1fe7a2eb9
CRC32 fa1922c1
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename ddptrace.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 108032 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 d1893c5386d66a21d9addacce23c9033
SHA1 852aad6fbcb2ac07172905bdffa93c6f9a998b28
SHA256 c9f02b0c99e5418fc1b97aae13b00b038864ae802b7d626cfffb5223daef9fb7
CRC32 78143aa5
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename ddptrace.dll
System Windows 8
File size 106496 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 30a90360091f6bdf7e5118663aa48937
SHA1 6c94a687e78588c6457144efeb195ebb3be3ceaf
SHA256 60fced493a1effcbecbc8b0261be8255a3d4c9d1ee9244b17363cb0bf5aae761
CRC32 18efcae6
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\